We must level the playing field with China and allow technological progress and innovation to lower costs and grow the Solar PV industry.
The implications for the U.S. economy as a result of China's strategic decisions should be clear.
Cheap Chinese solar exports post more than just a competitiveness problem for the United States, as China’s green mercantilist policies pose a significant barrier to clean energy innovation.
The time is right for the U.S. to get tough and support the expansion of rules-based trade.
CERC is an indication China and the U.S. can move to a positive clean energy relationship.
It is time for policymakers in the United States and other countries to wake up to the facts on Chinese trade policies and begin responding to today’s reality.
The United States and other countries should begin responding to today’s reality for Chinese mercantilism represents a fundamental threat to not only the U.S. economy, but to the entire system of market and rules-based globalization.
U.S. needs to take more action domestically and internationally to contain Chinese trade practices that could harm the global trading system.
Highlights from this post include clean energy innovation and DOD as well as the solar energy battle with China.
BCG’s recent report painting a sanguine view of the state of American manufacturing fails to get the facts right.
There are lots of jobs we can get back from China if they stopped manipulating their currency.
The U.S. response to Chinese innovation policy will shape U.S. economic prospects for decades to come.
Adam Segal and Rob Atkinson debate the threat of China's innovation policies.
While developed countries and global institutions provide China billions in foreign aid, China refuses to open its markets to foreign clean energy products.
ITIF Research Fellow Scott Andes reports from Ghana on how China's intellectual property theft hurts the poor.
As the contactless mobile payments market in China begins to rev up, the United States increasingly risks being passed by.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission issued its 2010 Annual Report, a scathing indictment of China’s mercantilist economic growth strategy.
This report benchmarks clean energy competitiveness in four nations: China, Japan, South Korea and the United States.
In a recent Huffington Post blog posting, Rob Atkinson argues that, instead of embracing growth policies to raise productivity in all the sectors of its economy, China, like many developing nations, has erected neo-mercantilist policies designed to favor a few select export sectors. Not only are these trade practices unfair, but they are not the best way to raise living standards – in China and elsewhere. It’s time to develop a new global consensus that domestic productivity growth should be the key focus of economic policy in every nation.