China-bashing occurs in the odd years, notes China analyst Arthur Kroeber in ChinaFile, because in the even years – election years – US politicians have to focus on problems American really care about. This week, in 2013, the US Senate scrutinized the Smithfield-Shuanghui pork deal, one of the more sillier problems in US-China relations, writes Kroeber.Read More →

The GOP primary season has started, so China as a currency manipulater, the trade deficits and the country’s trade practises are back on the agenda, sights business analyst Janet Carmosky in her column in Forbes and tries to explain the Chinese position. It still needs two to tango.Read More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr US congress and other political bigwigs might be pushing China to appreciate its currency, but Shaun Rein asked US companies, and they see their interests hurt by a rise of the Renminbi, he writes in Forbes: The next time you hear someone in CongressRead More →