(Ivanka Trump China trade) Licensees pay royalties to brand

Ivanka Trump’s brand doesn’t actually make its products directly. Instead, it contracts with licensees who oversee production of her merchandise. In exchange, those licensees pay the brand royalties. The Associated Press asked Ivanka Trump’s brand ... ( read original story ...)

Three new Shanxi tour brands added

Lou Yangsheng, the governor of Shanxi, told the conference that Shanxi will focus on the development of three new tour brands, namely ... [Photo by Sun Ruisheng/China Daily] Lou Yangsheng, governor of Shanxi province, addresses the 2017 Shanxi Tourism ... ( read original story ...)

Ivanka Trump’s business ties shrouded in secrecy in China

SHANGHAI — It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump’s merchandise comes from China. But just which Chinese companies manufacture and export her handbags, shoes and clothes is more secret than ever, an Associated Press investigation has found. ( read original story ...)

China Says Industrial Integration Will Add 12 Percent to GDP

Rejects S&P Credit Rating China’s Finance Ministry has criticized Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the country’s sovereign credit rating as “perplexing”. It said the downgrade focused on credit growth and debt, but ignored China’s distinctive ... ( read original story ...)