April 21, 2011 Headlines: China Currency, USAF Buys from China, and More
WaPo: China’s has made some strides in green production. But a closer look at the facts shows more problems than the raw numbers will tell.
HuffPo: The U.S. Air Force can’t seem to find American-made screws, nuts, and other construction materials. Can anyone help them find some that are made here?
Reuters: John Kemp seems to think that the reason for the U.S.-China trade deficit can be found in the structure of the two economies, not currency misalignment. Would the economies be structured so differently if China were forced to compete on a level playing field?
USAT: Members of Congress are talking with Chinese leaders about the currency imbalance.
WSJ: Is China looking to strengthen the Yuan to fight inflation? Does anyone believe this will actually happen?
WSJ: Joblessness is a long-term risk for the economy? Wow, who would have thought?
Related recent Blogs
- Pharmaceutical companies' interests are covered in the TPP -- as for everyone else? Ehh ... • by mmcmullan • 12/09/2013
- A swing and a miss for Biden in Asia • by TGarland • 12/09/2013
- December 9, 2013: China reports biggest trade surplus in five years • by TGarland • 12/09/2013
- Kickstarting a manufacturing renaissance • by TGarland • 12/06/2013
- December 6, 2013: The #AAMeter, it moves (in the right direction)! • by mmcmullan • 12/06/2013
- U.S. Manufacturing Gains 27,000 Jobs in November: Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) Statement. • by scapozzola • 12/06/2013
- Indiana manufacturing program expands • by TGarland • 12/05/2013
- Scott Paul: Keep skilled jobs for skilled workers in Washington • by mmcmullan • 12/05/2013
- December 5, 2013: Another voice for a currency rule in the TPP • by mmcmullan • 12/05/2013
- Some Made in America gift ideas for the obnoxious teenager in your life • by LDonia • 12/04/2013