What are VIE’s? Here’s a primer on the China Enron-like strategy to rope in American investors, both small and large, to help fund their companies and take on the big financial and regulatory risks of doing so.
Long-term economic growth is the single most important objective for any nation. As growth economist and Nobel laureate Paul Romer has said: “For a nation, the choices that determine whether income doubles in one generation or two dwarf all other economic policy concerns.” In the United States, real income per capita grew in the 3%-4%…
Florida Rep. Michael Waltz went after China and its Olympic sponsors. He won some battles, lost others. But what came to light was the fact that some leaders believe decoupling from China is unwise.
A Deloitte survey of CFOs says that nearly half are facing serious supply chain disruptions. They all want to move away from a China-centric model. But will their new “supply chain resilience” push mean nothing for U.S. manufacturing, everything from Southeas Asia and Mexico?
Defense Authorization: House Armed Services Committee ‘Buy American’ Debate Shows Some Still Believe Americans Make Things
The recent and ongoing National Defense Authorization Act was an emotional debate over Buy America provisions. Where do our Congressional leaders come down on this issue? Do local manufacturers have any allies in Washington?
The U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission discusses market sanctions, and the growing geopolitical risks associated with conducting business in China.
Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and Tom Cotton asked Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this week to include Chinese software company, Tuya, as part of its capital markets sanctions list.
Two Democrats and Two Republicans will introduce legislation in September that would make it mandatory to label where beef sold in American grocery stores really comes from.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel All nations with a domestic car industry want to come out ahead in the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). But the truth is there will be winners and losers. Some are playing to win, and others aren’t. In this article, we’re going to take a look at India, a…
The U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission held a hearing on September 8 that called into question the wisdom of Wall Street investing in China. As Washington rethinks China’s access to our capital markets, Beijing may be looking to get out before it’s kicked out.