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Imports of pricier commodities drive first monthly trade deficit in three years

China had its first monthly trade deficit in three years in February, as strong demand for Chinese goods both internally and around the world led to higher imports of raw materials. Overall foreign trade was stable in year-on-year terms, while declining from the previous month.

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A third of Americans would shun a Chinese brand

A third of Americans would not buy a brand if they knew it to be Chinese-owned, according to a latest survey from HD Trade Services Inc, a US marketing and brand development company. The survey asked 1,500 Americans, “would you buy a product if you knew the brand was owned by a Chinese company?” — […]

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Macy’s parades into China

China’s e-commerce market has proven irresistible to Western retailers, even giant Macy’s Inc, which in its first overseas expansion is investing $15 million in Chinese online seller VIPStore Co, joined by the investment arm of US-based chip maker Intel Corp. Besides acquiring a minority stake in VIPStore, Macy’s in spring 2013 will begin selling its […]

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