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Article ID: 540001

Economists Expect Soaring World Cotton Import Demand Led by China

Texas Tech University

World demand for imported cotton will jump by as much as 50 percent in the next decade as China's emerging middle class snaps up ever more of the fluffy fiber, Texas Tech University economists predict. Yet India is poised to profit most from this windfall instead of U.S. farmers.

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21-Apr-2008 5:15 PM EDT
Newswise: New Study Shows China Leading World in Technology

Article ID: 537162

New Study Shows China Leading World in Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology, Research Communications

A new study of worldwide technological competitiveness suggests China may soon rival the United States as the principal driver of the world's economy "“ a position the U.S. has held since the end of World War II. If that happens, it will mark the first time in nearly a century that two nations have competed for leadership as equals.

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24-Jan-2008 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 536882

Environmental Science and Research in China: A Snapshot of the Current State

Allen Press Publishing

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ET&C) recently released a Special Edition containing 34 papers reporting the fate and effects of chemicals in the Chinese environment. This special issue is dedicated to documenting the results of environmental research conducted mostly by Chinese scientists residing in China.

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13-Jan-2008 5:35 PM EST
Newswise: Learn to Read Chinese for Free at New Web Site; Fills Unmet Natl. Need

Article ID: 530690

Learn to Read Chinese for Free at New Web Site; Fills Unmet Natl. Need

University of Maryland, College Park

A state-of-the-art, U.S.-funded Web site developed by the University of Maryland's National Foreign Language Center is now live online to help teach high school students to read Chinese and to provide essential classroom support for teachers. The developers say the new tool fills a vital and previously unmet national need.

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7-Jun-2007 12:10 PM EDT

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Newswise: Expert: Stock Market Drop Underscores Increasing Influence Of China In Global Economy

Article ID: 527739

Expert: Stock Market Drop Underscores Increasing Influence Of China In Global Economy

University of New Hampshire

Chinese foreign economic policy expert Chris Reardon, associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss China's recent stock market drop and the larger implications of the increasing influence of China's impact on the global economy.

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1-Mar-2007 10:40 AM EST
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Article ID: 527535

Bridging China's Talent Gap

Conference Board

The number of young people earning university and graduate degrees in China is increasing rapidly, raising the human capital and the quality of China's labor force. However, these newcomers to the workforce often lack the practical experiences and softer creative and leadership skills required in the business world, notes an Executive Action report from The Conference Board.

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21-Feb-2007 7:00 PM EST

Article ID: 526108

Exporting Services Opportunities to China and India

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Booming economies in China and India offer new growth opportunities for small- and mid-sized services firms in California, according to the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

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20-Dec-2006 8:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 526051

China Economy: Expert Available

University of California San Diego

Barry Naughton can provide commentary on trade and trade disputes between China and the United States, on economic reform in Chinese cities, and on economic interactions among China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

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18-Dec-2006 6:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 525569

Executive Education Program Created for Innovation and Growth in the Energy Industry

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A four-month residency program developed in order to help technical professionals and others develop the critical managerial skills needed to manage large-scale, energy-related projects. The program consists of tailored academic coursework, corporate site visits, cultural experiences, and interaction with industry leaders.

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30-Nov-2006 3:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 524954

East Asia Expert Available to Discuss Latest Political Moves by North Korea and China

University of New Hampshire

Chris Reardon, associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the latest political moves as well as the politics of party elites in North Korea and China. Reardon is an expert in Chinese foreign economic policy, with special emphasis on elite politics and development strategies. Reardon can be reached at 603-862-1858 and chris.reardon@unh.edu.

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3-Nov-2006 9:00 AM EST

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