China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

Even American business leaders are positioning themselves for the potential ... turning them into prosperous manufacturing powerhouses. But China is now the largest trading partner for most of the region, while at the same time making territorial claims ... ( read original story ...)

JP Morgan pays $264m to settle China 'bribery' probe

US bank JP Morgan Chase is to pay $264m (£212m) to settle claims it hired the children of highly placed Chinese officials to gain business in China. The Department of Justice called the scheme "bribery by any other name" and said it threatened national ... ( read original story ...)

VW, Didi in talks for high-end car-hailing service in China

Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it is in talks with China’s Didi Chuxing to set up a high-end ride-hailing service, while also announcing ambitious sales goals for electric and hybrid vehicles in the world’s biggest auto market. The moves underscore how ... ( read original story ...)

U.S. Should Get Tougher on China’s Deal Making, Panel Says

Congress should exercise greater scrutiny over trade and investment practices between the United States and China in order to prevent China from taking advantage of the economic relationship, a congressional commission said in a report released on Wednesday. ( read original story ...)

JPMorgan Is Said to Settle Bribery Case Over Hiring in China

After more than three years of digging into JPMorgan Chase’s hiring practices in China, federal authorities have determined that the bank hired the children of Chinese leaders as part of a quid pro quo to win business in the booming nation, clearing the ... ( read original story ...)

In China, Toilets Have Trump’s Name Without His Permission

In the United States, Mr. Trump’s name has adorned ties, steaks, water and other products. In China, it is found on computers, cosmetics, even leather goods. The difference: Many such Chinese products don’t have the president-elect’s permission. ( read original story ...)

Canadian canola meal sales to China spike to five-year high

Canadian canola meal shipments to China have jumped to their highest level in five years, boosting profits of crush plants and firming prices as farmers slog through a difficult harvest. Canada shipped 415,000 tonnes of canola meal to China from January ... ( read original story ...)

Saint John china shop carries on 161-year tradition

In a province obsessed with attracting new business, Hayward and Warwick ... In a romantic twist to an age-old Saint John story, Suzan and Royden fell in love at the china shop. "She was working in the retail and I was working in the office," said Royden. ( read original story ...)

China says fugitive businessman returns after 15 years

China has few extradition treaties with other governments ... the No. 3 destination for Chinese fugitives after the United States and Canada, according to the business news magazine Caixin. A New Zealand court in August approved the seizure of assets ... ( read original story ...)

China, UK see enhanced cooperation in trading

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (second from left) opens the London Stock Exchange with LSE CEO Xavier Rolet (left), joined by a banking and financial delegation from China on Thursday. [Photo/Agencies] Chinese and British leaders ... ( read original story ...)