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California: A Popular Destination for Chinese Investment

by Damien Tomkins
California has, by number, secured more Chinese investment deals than any other US state according to a new report released by the Asia Society entitled “Chinese Direct Investment in California.”

Denver today. Asia tomorrow.

by Grace Ruch
As we reported previously, new connections are being forged between American and Japanese communities by the arrival of the new 787 Dreamliner jet. Our friends at the Japan America Society of Colorado, have shared a story on the new direct connection between Denver and Tokyo and its impact...

Record Number of US Students Studying in ASEAN Countries

by Damien Tomkins
The number of US students studying in ASEAN countries is on an upward trend, with more than 3,700 going during the 2009/10 academic year, triple the number from ten years ago.

US Jobs Supported by Imports from China -- Heritage Foundation Study

by Damien Tomkins
A new report concludes that imports of toys and clothes alone from China support over 500,000 jobs here in the United States in the retail, transportation, wholesale, finance, and construction industries, among others. This Heritage Foundation study makes the case that “increased...

New Report: Growing US Trade Deficit with China Results in 2.7 Million Job Losses

by Damien Tomkins
A briefing paper released August 23 by the Economic Policy Institute entitled "The China Toll" asserts that the US trade deficit with China has resulted in the elimination or displacement of more than 2.7 million US jobs over the course of ten years across all 50 states, the District of...
In the weeks that followed the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown, some warned that trade between Japan and the US would suffer. Others predicted that after an initial dip, trade would rebound and maybe see a boost in as Japan began reconstruction....