What China Can Teach Facebook
The Wall Street Journal – May 18, 2012 
Facebook has a proven track record of dominating new markets, and it may still prove able to conquer China’s crowded social-networking space if it ever opens up in the country…..READ MORE

China to Boost Intellectual Property Rights
Toronto Sun News – March 28, 2012 
China’s vice premier promised Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook that the country would boost intellectual property protection….READ MORE

China Eyes Canadian Uranium Mines
The Global and Mail News – March 21, 2012 
Takeover activity is poised to heat up in the Canadian uranium sector as energy-hungry China hunts for feedstock to fuel its growing family of nuclear reactors….READ MORE

Global Economy on Road to Recovery but No Room for Mistakes: IMF
Reuters News – March 18, 2012 
Ms. Lagarde said that China’s yuan could become a reserve currency in the future, adding that the country needed a roadmap for a stronger, more flexible exchange rate system…READ MORE

China Now Owns A $17 Billion Stake In North America’s Energy Industry
EconomyWatch News – March 7, 2012 
China is slowly gaining a foothold into the US and Canada oil and natural gas industry, as Chinese companies continue to scoop up minority stakes and joint ventures with North American oil companies…READ MORE

China Cuts GDP Target Seeking Sustainable Growth
Bloomberg News – March 5, 2012 
China pared the nation’s economic growth target to 7.5 percent from an 8 percent goal in place since 2005, a signal that leaders are determined to cut reliance on exports and capital spending in favor of consumption…READ MORE

China Faces Conflict in Dispute over iPad Trademark
CTV News – Feb 20, 2012
Chinese officials face a choice in Apple’s dispute with a local company over the iPad trademark…READ MORE

10 Canada-China Deals: One Big One and a ‘Blizzard’
CBC News – Feb 8, 2012
Here are a few details of the major investment deal coming soon between Canada and China, as well as a list of what CBC chief political correspondent Terry Milewski calls a “small blizzard of incremental agreements,” signed in Beijing on Wednesday…READ MORE

Canada’s Ambassador to China Does a Little Drive-By Diplomacy
Globe and Mail – Jan 30, 2012
A Toyota Camry isn’t usually the type of car that turns heads. It certainly isn’t considered a flashy ride on the streets of Beijing, where Audis, BMWs, and Mercedes SUVs dominate where three-wheeled rickshaws once ruled…READ MORE

Harper to Visit China again as Relationship Warms
The Montreal Gazette – Jan 12, 2012
Bilateral trade has tripled since 2001, but PM is looking to further increase petroleum exports…READ MORE

PetroChina Takes Control of MacKay River Oilsands Project
The Toronto Star – Jan 3, 2012
Athabasca Oilsands Corp. has decided to sell its remaining 40 percent stake in the MacKay River oilsands project to joint-venture partner PetroChina, giving a Chinese oil giant full control of an oilsands asset for the first time…READ MORE

China Petrochemical Corp. Completes Purchase of Canada’s Daylight Energy
Bloomberg – Dec 23, 2011
China Petrochemical Corp., the nation’s biggest refiner, completed the purchase of Canada’s Daylight Energy Ltd. (DAY) for about $2.2 billion, the company said in an emailed press release today…READ MORE

Telefilm, Canadian Movies to Tap Chinese Market
Globe and Mail – Dec 4, 2011
Telefilm Canada and the Whistler Film Society (WFSS) are establishing a coproduction initiative with the state-run China Film Group…READ MORE

Chinese Investors Want to Be Wanted in Canada
Globe and Mail – Nov 23, 2011
It has been a year since a hostile takeover of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. was vetoed under the Investment Canada Act…READ MORE

China Tops Canada as No. 1 U.S. Farm Export Market
Reuters – Nov 10, 2011
China, the world’s largest importer of cotton and soybeans, has topped Canada to become the No. 1 market for U.S. farm exports for the first time, the Agriculture Department said on Thursday…READ MORE

Minister Oliver Promotes Canadian Energy in China
The Wall Street Journal – Nov 9, 2011
“My mission to China is clear. I have come to raise awareness of the strength of Canada’s natural resources sectors”…READ MORE

Chinese Coin Found in Yukon Evidence of Early East-West Link
The Vancouver Sun – Nov 1, 2011
A 340-year old coin from China has been unearthed by archeologists near a planned Yukon gold mine, shedding fresh light on historic trade links between 17th-century Chinese merchants, Russian fur traders and first nations in the northwest corner of North America…READ MORE

China’s New Pension Rules Hit Foreign Firms in the Wallet
Globe and Mail Blog – Oct 31, 2011
Doing business in China is about to get a lot more difficult for foreign companies.  Earlier this month the Chinese government quietly passed new regulations requiring all foreign employees and their employers to pay into its national social security benefits program…READ MORE

U.S. Solar Panel Makers Seek Duties Against China
Reuters – Oct 19, 2011
American solar panel makers asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to impose stiff duties on Chinese-made solar energy companies products that they said unfairly undercut prices and destroy thousands of American jobs…READ MORE

China-Canada Investment Deal in the Works
CBC News – Oct 13, 2011
Canada and China are creeping closer to signing an agreement that would set investment rules and guide dispute resolution for investors, International Trade Minister Ed Fast said Thursday…READ MORE

US, Canada Lumber Exports to China May Double to Record
Bloomberg – Oct 5, 2011
The U.S. and Canada may export a record $2.6 billion in lumber and logs to China this year, double the total of 2010, said Hakan Ekstrom, the president of industry researcher Wood Resources International LLC… READ MORE

Canada Moving towards Trade Pact with China: Minister
The Vancouver Sun – Oct 3, 2011
Federal Trade Minister Ed Fast says he’s concerned “protectionism is on the rise” amid economic turmoil, but is confident Canada will soon ink a key trade deal with China and complete negotiations with the European Union in 2012… READ MORE

Vancouver Film Industry Looks to Lucrative Chinese Market
Globe and Mail – Sep 27, 2011
It’s feeling very much like Hollywood North in Vancouver these days: Russell Crowe, here for the new Superman film Man of Steel, joined Keith Urban onstage at Rogers Arena Monday night… READ MORE

Bank of Nova Scotia to Build Wholesale Business in China, CEO Says
Bloomberg – Sep 21, 2011
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS, BNS.T) plans to build its wholesale banking business in China, Chief Executive Rick Waugh said Wednesday… READ MORE

Regulator Probing Sino-Forest Says Canada Should Discuss Reverse Takeovers
Bloomberg – Sep 14, 2011
The head of Canada’s largest regulator, investigating fraud allegations at Sino-Forest Corp. (TRE), said the country needs to discuss whether reverse takeovers are appropriate for Toronto-listed companies that have operations overseas… READ MORE

China’s Bohong to buy Canada’s Wescast
Reuters – Sep 6, 2011
Wescast Industries (WCSa.TO) said on Tuesday it agreed to be bought for about C$13.60 a share by China’s Sichuan Bohong Industry Co, a deal valuing the Canadian auto parts maker at about C$80 million ($81 million)…. READ MORE

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