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China Growth By The Numbers

China Growth By The Numbers

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. China’s consumer price index rises 4.8% in 2007 – The CPI (inflation) was at the highest level in more than 10 years. GDP expands 11.4 percent, fastest in 13 years – 2007 saw a slowdown but the year’s growth was still the fastest in more than a lunar cycle. China’s fixed asset investment up 24.8%…

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GE CEO, Jeff Immelt, Has High Praise for China

GE CEO, Jeff Immelt, Has High Praise for China

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Jeff Immelt, GE Chairman, thinks more about China than how much money his company can make in China…though I am sure that is always at the back of his mind. “Not only do I view China as a market, but I also view it as a center of excellence in technology and manufacturing that can…

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7 Points to China’s Glasnost

7 Points to China’s Glasnost

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. China’s present day ‘opening up’ policy reminds me of Gorbachev’s glasnost in the 1980s. Chinese Premier Wen Jianbao says China will “unswervingly follow the opening up policy.” 1. Socialism with distinctive Chinese features. 2. Free trade and opposition to protectionism. 3. Independent, gradual and controllable approach to improving yuan exchange.

Chinese-Americans Have Rosier Picture of US-China Relations

Chinese-Americans Have Rosier Picture of US-China Relations

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. A poll was conducted of 354 Chinese Americans who were chosen at random nationwide by from a surname list. They were asked a series of questions about their attitudes toward China and their views on China and US-China Relations. Question 3: Do you believe that currently the relationship between the US and China is improving,…

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