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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

Aug 13 2018

Beijing struggles to defuse anger over China's P2P lending crisis

BEIJING Peter Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organize a protest planned for later that day. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Chinese exports accelerate even as Trump escalates trade war

BEIJING China's exports surged more than expected in July despite U.S. duties and its closely watched surplus with the United States remained near record highs, as the world's two major economic powers ramp up a bitter dispute that some fear could derail global growth. | Video

Aug 08 2018

China reagiert auf neue US-Zölle mit Gegenmaßnahmen

Washington/Peking Die USA und China haben eine neue Runde im Handelsstreit eingeläutet: Das Handelsministerium in Peking kündigte am Mittwoch Abgaben von 25 Prozent auf amerikanische Einfuhren im Volumen von 16 Milliarden Dollar an.

Aug 08 2018

China's July exports rise more than expected despite U.S. tariffs

BEIJING China's exports growth unexpectedly accelerated in July despite fresh U.S. tariffs, while its trade surplus with the United States remained near record highs as Beijing and Washington ramped up a bitter dispute that has rattled financial markets.

Aug 08 2018

USA legen im Handelsstreit nach - Neue Zölle gegen China

Washington/Peking Die USA haben eine neue Runde im Handelsstreit mit China eingeläutet: Importe aus der Volksrepublik im Volumen von 16 Milliarden Dollar sollen ab dem 23. August mit Zöllen von 25 Prozent belastet werden, kündigte das Büro des US-Handelsbeauftragten an.

Aug 06 2018

Beijing beefs up security in financial district

BEIJING China ramped up the police presence in the financial district of its capital on Monday, with officers checking bystanders' identity cards and telling pedestrians to disperse, while at least 50 police gathered outside the banking regulator's office.

Jul 31 2018

China will strive to hit growth target despite trade tensions with U.S.

BEIJING China will keep its economic growth within a reasonable range and achieve this year's target despite challenges, the state-run Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday as a trade war with the United States intensifies.

Jul 27 2018

China's June industrial profit growth eases as trade risks rise

BEIJING Profit growth for China's industrial firms eased in June from the previous month, as factory production slowed amid rising trade frictions with the United States and Beijing's ongoing efforts to cut pollution and debt.

Jul 25 2018

In China's debt-laden Xiamen, real estate boom chokes consumption

XIAMEN, China/BEIJING Yang Xiaodao, a 26-year-old civil servant in the Chinese city of Xiamen, says taking out a 30-year-mortgage on a two-bedroom apartment with her husband was the most regrettable decision of her life. | Video

Jul 20 2018

China's policy debate deepens as trade war threatens economy

BEIJING A policy debate in China on how best to address slowing growth deepened on Friday, as analysts urged authorities to boost fiscal stimulus amid rising risks to the world's second-biggest economy from a bitter trade conflict with the United States.

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