American voters who prioritize relations with China after the U.S. presidential elections have distinct options when they cast their ballots: antagonism and uncertainty or stability tinged with antipathy. That’s the choice Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, respectively, when it comes to dealing with the world’s most populous nation, according to a trio of experts at […]
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Georgia’s exports to China plummeted 15 percent to $2.8 billion in 2015 from $3.3 billion, the second straight year of substantial decline after years of surging growth in sales of products to the world’s second largest economy.
The problem is that opposition to trade usually goes down well with voters — especially now that trade-bashing has gone mainstream in both political parties.
The National Academy of Administration is nestled in the lush green hills of Mussoorie at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in India. It is here where the country’s top-flight civil servants are trained to serve their government around the world. Fifty years ago, what was called the “1966 batch” included a number of members […]
The Savannah College of Art & Design’s campus in Hong Kong has been cleared by China’s Ministry of Education to accept students from the mainland over a five-year period starting this fall.
Home to the city of Gainesville in North Georgia, Hall County already has attracted the Japanese company that employs the most workers in the state. But as tractor and heavy machinery manufacturer Kubota Manufacturing America Corp.’s recent expansion in the county attest, it pays not to rest on your laurels when dealing with foreign investors, and often […]
Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary article by Huei-Yuan (Steven) Tai, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta. After the recent Republican National Convention in Cleveland, it bears mentioning that the GOP platform makes plenty of specific references to Taiwan. The platform reaffirms U.S.-Taiwan friendship, vows to adhere to the Taiwan […]
The Georgia-Indo American Chamber of Commerce is making a last call for companies to join its trade mission to the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s convention in Mumbai this August.
Editor’s note: Paul Varian, retired CNN writer, editor and senior executive producer, visited Japan on a trip hosted by the Mie prefecture and organized by the Japan Foreign Ministry. Bucking the trend of urban migration, many young people in Japan are returning to smaller communities preserve or even revitalize cherished traditions in a country beset by […]
Visiting the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Steve Haro asked how many attendees thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial free trade deal, would be ratified by Congress this year. Only a few hands went up.