Posts Tagged ‘VAT’

Trade Policy & Product Safety… Tit for Tat

Monday, June 11, 2007 1:55 Comments Off on Trade Policy & Product Safety… Tit for Tat

When the news first began to break that dogs and cats across America were getting sick from pet food made in China… I already knew what was coming. and when articles began appearing in the popular press questioning “China’s” role in this, my fears were confirmed. For me, supplier quality issues are always a problem.. […]

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Trade Policy & Product Safety… Plan B?

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 9:27 Comments Off on Trade Policy & Product Safety… Plan B?

For the last 2 years, Washington has been trying to get Beijing to reduce the deficit, revalue the currency, and open its markets to American goods & services. Politically, it has not gone as plan… The RMB has moved from 8.28 to 7.63 over this time, and while the trading band was recently widened, Washington […]

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On Your Mark.. Get set… RHETORIC!!

Sunday, May 20, 2007 10:50 1 Comment

With only a day left to blow off steam, both parties to the United States–China Economic and Security Review are getting ready for what surely will be an interesting debate on trade, currency, piracy and food safety. Both sides hope for the best : the US hopes China trade talks yield results while China hopes […]

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