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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 14 2017

China's industrial heartland struggles in Beijing's fight against smog

SHIJIAZHUANG, China Severe natural gas shortages are hitting businesses and residents across China's industrial heartland as an unprecedented government effort to clean up an environment devastated by decades of unbridled growth backfires. | Video

Dec 13 2017

China's property price rally to stall in 2018 as small city boom wanes: Reuters poll

BEIJING China's home price growth is likely to stall in 2018 as a surprise boom in smaller cities is expected to lose steam while measures to tighten credit and other property curbs continue to constrain the market, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

Dec 04 2017

Micro-lender China Rapid Finance spots opportunity in new rules

BEIJING China Rapid Finance will make any adjustments needed to its business practices and the fees it charges in response to Bejing's new requirements to clean up fast-growing online micro-lenders, its chief executive Zane Wang said on Monday.

Dec 02 2017

China's debt crackdown hits cash loan providers

BEIJING Executives from Chinese companies specialising in offering consumers small, easy-to-get loans became something of a fixture on Wall Street this year.

Nov 30 2017

China's debt crackdown hits cash loan firms

BEIJING, Dec 1 Executives from Chinese companies specialising in offering consumers small, easy-to-get loans became something of a fixture on Wall Street this year.

Nov 06 2017

China Oct data to show economy resilient even as momentum fades slightly

BEIJING A burst of Chinese data over the next few weeks is expected to show the world's second-biggest economy cooled further in October as policy makers harden efforts to reduce financial risks and foster long term sustainable growth.

Nov 02 2017

China to cut consumer product tariffs, lift financing to boost imports-vice minister

BEIJING China will lower tariffs and step up bank financing to support more imports as the country's massive trade surplus has a negative impact on its citizens, commerce ministry officials said on Thursday.

Nov 01 2017

China Airbnb rival Xiaozhu gets Jack Ma backing, claims 'Unicorn' status

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese house-sharing platform Xiaozhu.com has raised $120 million in a funding round led by Jack Ma's Yunfeng Capital, boosting the firm's financial muscle as it looks to compete with local rival Tujia.com and U.S. giant Airbnb.

Oct 30 2017

China October factory growth slows more than expected on smog war, softer export orders

BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector cooled more than expected in October in the face of tighter pollution rules that are forcing many steel mills, smelters and factories to curtail production over the winter.

Oct 19 2017

China's central bank warns of 'Minsky moment' as economy powers ahead

BEIJING China's central bank chief on Thursday issued a stark warning about asset bubbles in the world's second-largest economy, which looks set to clock its first acceleration in annual growth since 2010, driven by public spending and record bank lending. | Video

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