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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 14 2018

China revs up spending plan as economy cools, investment growth at record low

BEIJING The Chinese government is expediting plans to invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects as its economy shows signs of cooling further, with investment growth slowing to a record low and consumers turning more cautious.

Aug 13 2018

China July new loans stronger than expected; money supply picks up

BEIJING China's new yuan loans exceeded expectations in July while growth of broad money supply rebounded to a five-month high, as the central bank sought to step up policy support for the economy amid a growing trade battle with the United States.

Aug 10 2018

Handelsstreit mit USA lässt es in Chinas Führung knirschen

Peking Die Eskalation des Handelsstreits mit den USA löst offenbar Spannungen innerhalb der Führung in Peking aus.

Aug 09 2018

Handling of U.S. trade dispute causes rift in Chinese leadership: sources

BEIJING A growing trade war with the United States is causing rifts within China's Communist Party, with some critics saying that an overly nationalistic Chinese stance may have hardened the U.S. position, according to four sources close to the government.

Aug 07 2018

China July FX reserves rise to $3.118 trillion despite trade tensions

BEIJING China's foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly rose in July even as worries over escalating trade tensions between the United States and China have caused market volatility.

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

Exclusive: China eyes infrastructure boost to cushion growth as trade war escalates - sources

BEIJING China plans to put more money into infrastructure projects and ease borrowing curbs on local governments to help soften the blow to the economy from the Sino-U.S. trade war, policy sources told Reuters.

Jul 27 2018

Exclusive: China eyes infrastructure boost to cushion growth as trade war escalates - sources

BEIJING China plans to put more money into infrastructure projects and ease borrowing curbs on local governments to help soften the blow to the economy from the Sino-U.S. trade war, policy sources told Reuters.

Jul 16 2018

Zollstreit bremst China kaum - IWF bangt um globalen Aufschwung

Peking/Washington Trotz des internationalen Handelsstreits hält Chinas Wirtschaft ihr Wachstumstempo hoch.

Jul 16 2018

China's second-quarter GDP growth softens as trade row stirs concerns on outlook

BEIJING China's economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as Beijing's efforts to contain debt hurt activity, while June factory output growth weakened to a two-year low in a worrying sign for investment and exporters as a trade war with the United States intensified.

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