Weekly US-China News-Issue: April 21st, 2015

Policy

Foreign Companies at Risk From Proposed Chinese Law – The Wall Street Journal

China considers ban on infant formula ads – Reuters 

China Halts New Policy on Tech for Banks – The New York Times

China to launch three new free trade zones – The Star Online

Detailed plans for four FTZs announced – Ecns.cn

Market

China Frees Up $200 Billion for Lending to Stimulate Economy – The New York Times

China Cracks Down on Golf, the ‘Sport for Millionaires’ – The New York Times

China Speeds Up Solar Drive – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Government Bonds Lower on China Stimulus – The Wall Street Journal 

Ex-Disney studio chief launches new company with $150 million from China – Los Angeles Times

Aston Martin Turns to China to Soup Up Supercars -The Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen to produce ‘green’ cars in China as premier auto show kicks off – South China Morning Post

Internet/E-commerce

58.com, China’s Largest Classifieds Site, Acquires Rival Ganji.com

Aliyun, An Alibaba Unit, Is Building China’s First “Cloud Hospital” – TechCrunch

JD.com Takes On Alibaba With Its New International E-Commerce Platform – TechCrunch

Alibaba-Backed Baozun Files For US IPO – China Money Network

IBM Venture With China Stirs Concerns – The New York Times

Real Estate

China Housing Cooling Even As Developers See Double Digit Gains – Forbes

What’s Behind China’s Worldwide Real Estate Gold Rush? Juwai’s China Manager Explains

Banking

China Makes Big Cut to Bank Reserve Requirement – Caixin 

New Asian Development Bank Seen As Sign Of China’s Growing Influence – NPR 

Education

What Did China’s First Daughter Find in America? – New Yorker

China Higher Education Initiatives to Bring More from Countryside to Colleges – Caixin

Chinese education platform Genshuixue raises US$50M series A – TechInAsia

Agriculture/Food and Wine

Money Does Removing Barriers to Agricultural Trade Ensures US Products Can Thrive in Foreign Markets  – USDAGrow on Trees as U.S. Forest Product Exports Set Record – USDA

Ags rise as China, weather boost appetite for short-covering -agrimoney.com

Trade mission to China promotes Wisconsin dairy products – Mikwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

U.S. forced to import corn as shoppers demand organic food

China considering harsh regulations for infant formulas – Digital Journal

China Business Insight

Uncommon Sense: China – Rise of The Local Giants  – Nielsen

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Why Is It Failing In China? – ValueWalk

Why Netflix will have a tough time in China – CNN Money

 

 

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