May 13, 2011 Headlines: GM's Supply Chain, Alcoa Fights Pollution, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/13/2011

NYT: Although the immediate devastation from the Japanese earthquake has passed, the effects on global supply chains continue to ripple around the world. G.M., in particular, has had to make drastic changes.

WSJ: According to the IMF, China is beginning to see the importance of a freely floating currency. Will this affect their policies?

Reuters: In advance of the first top-level meetings between the U.S. Department of Defense and China’s People’s Liberation Army, there’s a lot of inherent mistrust to overcome.

USAT: Alcoa is developing a building panel that can break down pollutants in smog into harmless elements. Where will they be built?

WSJ: China’s teens are just like any other country’s. To reach them, head to LA.

WSJ: As Congress debates changes to the U.S. Tax Code, what value would a Value-Added-Tax provide?

PopSci: Which elements are critical to the clean energy economy?

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