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USC And China In The News, November and December, 2019
China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.
December 26, 2019: New York Times
Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School of Business was quoted on the China trade deal. He said, “I would be very skeptical of any significant agreement being made…. If you’ve spent any time watching the Chinese, they don’t honor their agreements.” Autry studied with Peter Navarro, now President Trump’s trade advisor and co-wrote with Navarro Death by China.
Brian Peck, director of the USC Center on Transnational Law and Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute were cited in an article about opportunities for American firms in China and as part of the Belt and Road Initiative.
November 18, 2019: Los Angeles Times
Anthony Bailey, USC President for Strategic and Global Initiatives, was interviewed for a story about the continuing high enrollment of students from China. “We do feel like diversification is a good thing,” he said. “But we hope to continue to have mainland Chinese students for many, many years to come. With the volume we have and the levels of talent that they have, we don’t think other markets are going to replace China and India. We think there’s more opportunity in both.”
November 11, 2019: VOX
Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute was interviewed for a report on the NBA's history in China and the recent dust-up over a tweet concerning Hong Kong. Dube noted that China's party-state controls access to its market and can impose costs on companies or organizations that run afoul of its positions.
November 5, 2019: CNBC
It is predicted that China will become the world's largest cinema market by next year. In the first quarter of 2018, China surpassed the U.S. in box office revenue for the first time. Stanley Rosen, USC political scientist, commented on the importance of knowing the Chinese audience when making a Hollywood film.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
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