By Mike Genung
Apr 17, 2013

The April Newsletter, Contrasts Between East and West, is up. You can view it online; be sure to subscribe to receive the newsletter if you haven’t already. Some highlights of the newsletter…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Oct 12, 2012

The appreciation of the Yuan against the dollar has been accelerating again; as of today it’s up to 6.267 to 1. Last July it was up around 6.38 to 1. I can’t…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Jul 16, 2012

Since April, the mgtrading.com website has been going through a significant upgrade and I haven’t posted here on the China Blog. The upgrade is finished now – take a look if you…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Apr 14, 2012

China’s 1st quarter GDP came out, at an 8.1% growth rate.The experts are calling 8.1% “moderating,” meaning that China’s economy is hitting the brakes. If the U.S. had an 8.1% growth rate,…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Mar 09, 2012

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure giving the Commerce Department power to penalize China and other state-dominated economies with higher import duties if they subsidize exports. The Senate approved the…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Feb 14, 2012

In 1986, when I first started travelling to China, I met a man named Huang He (pronounced Huang Her) in Qingdao. Huang He’s name is translated “Yellow River,” named after one of…

Read More
By Mike Genung
Jan 11, 2012

If you’re interested in working as an independent sales rep to sell for us, please let me know. We’re always on the look out for manufacturer’s reps.

Read More