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September 22, 2014 World Stock Markets Slip on China Growth JittersSource: ABC News
Stock markets fell Monday ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
September 22, 2014 Watch Out Walmart: Alibaba To Become World's Largest Retailer By 2016Source: Forbes
“We want to be bigger than Walmart,” said Jack Ma, the founder and driving force of Alibaba Group, to CNBC on Friday, as his company’s shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
September 19, 2014 Non Governmental Perspective on Addressing Emerging and Evolving Biological Threats
ReliefWeb - In February 2014, 29 partner nations launched the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in partnership with the World Health Organization, the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, the...
September 18, 2014 Foreign Companies Balk at Rising Scrutiny From Beijing
The Wall Street Journal - Chinaâs use of its antimonopoly law may violate its îWorld Trade Organizationî commitments, a major U.S. business group said, as foreign companies increasingly push back against rising...
September 17, 2014 You've seen labels for 'fair trade' goods - but what does it mean'
State Journal Register - U.S. consumers bought some $1.2 billion in fair-trade products last year, but only 29 percent know what fair trade is, said Stacy Wagner, director of media and public relations for îTransFair...
September 16, 2014 US Firms Concerned by China Anti-Monopoly Crackdown
Voice of America - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce alleges this violates the îWorld Trade Organizationî agreement, and it intends to urge the U.S. government to file a complaint. The vice president of the chamberâs...
September 15, 2014 Dollar Rises as Commodities Decline on China; Ruble FallsSource: Bloomberg
The dollar strengthened to a 14-month high and commodities declined to the lowest in five years after data added to evidence China’s economy is slowing. Russia’s ruble weakened to a record after the European Union and U.S....
September 11, 2014 China fines Audi and Chrysler for price-fixingSource: Financial Times
China’s anti-monopoly regulator has fined Volkswagen’s Audi and Fiat’s Chrysler for fixing the price of cars and replacement auto parts, as part of a probe into foreign carmakers that has international investors crying foul.
September 11, 2014 China's Li promises more open economy amid complaints about anti-monopoly crackdown
Winnipeg Free Press - "We oppose protectionism in all its forms," the premier said at the îWorld Economic Forumî in the Tianjin, east of Beijing. "We will continue to pursue a more proactive strategy of opening up."...
September 10, 2014 China's economy can avoid hard landing - Premier Li
7 News Yahoo - Reuters Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gestures as he speaks during a session of the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF) in the Chinese port city of Tianjin September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TIANJIN China...
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