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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.

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China may backslide on deleveraging if trade war looms

BEIJING China’s efforts to reduce its reliance on debt and find a more sustainable route to grow its economy may be derailed by the simmering trade dispute with the United States, economists warn.

Apr 19 2018

Exclusive: China looks to speed up chip plans as U.S. trade tensions boil - sources

BEIJING China is looking to accelerate plans to develop its domestic semiconductor market amid a fierce trade stand-off with the United States and a U.S. ban on sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE that has underscored the country's reliance on imported chips.

Apr 17 2018

China posts strong growth despite trade concerns

BEIJING China's economy grew at a slightly faster-than-expected pace of 6.8 percent in the first quarter, buoyed by strong consumer demand and robust property investment. | Video

Apr 17 2018

Chinas Wirtschaft trotzt Handelsstreit - "Starker Konsum"

Peking Trotz des Handelsstreits mit den USA schlägt sich die chinesische Wirtschaft überraschend gut.

Apr 17 2018

China's property investment fastest in three-years, land shortage supports values

BEIJING China posted its fastest property investment growth in three years in the first quarter, driven by a surge in land values and as developers grew more confident about the policy outlook, however, sales slowed as existing curbs hit transactions.

Apr 17 2018

China's property investment fastest in three-years, land shortage supports values

BEIJING China posted its fastest property investment growth in three years in the first quarter, driven by a surge in land values and as developers grew more confident about the policy outlook, however, sales slowed as existing curbs hit transactions.

Apr 17 2018

China 2018 GDP growth still seen slowing to 6.5 percent despite upbeat first-quarter view - Reuters poll

BEIJING Despite a more upbeat view of the first quarter, economists still expect China's economic growth to slow to 6.5 percent this year, with a regulatory crackdown and a growing trade dispute with the United States seen as key risks, a Reuters poll showed.

Apr 16 2018

China's first-quarter economic growth beats expectations on firm consumption, property sector

BEIJING China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018, slightly faster than expected, buoyed by strong consumer demand and surprisingly robust property investment despite continued measures to tame rising home prices.

Apr 16 2018

China 2018 GDP growth still seen slowing to 6.5 percent despite upbeat first quarter view: Reuters poll

BEIJING Despite a more upbeat view of the first quarter, economists still expect China's economic growth to slow to 6.5 percent this year, with a regulatory crackdown and a growing trade dispute with the United States seen as key risks, a Reuters poll showed.

Apr 16 2018

China first-quarter GDP growth seen easing only slightly as trade tensions mount

BEIJING China likely carried most of its strong economic momentum from last year into the first quarter of 2018, with government crackdowns on financial risks and industrial pollution dragging less on activity than earlier expected, a Reuters poll showed.

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