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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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Apr 13 2016

China's jump in exports soothes growth fears, boosts markets

BEIJING China's exports in March returned to growth for the first time in nine months, adding to further signs of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy that cheered regional investors.

Apr 12 2016

China trade beats expectations as exports post first rise since June

BEIJING China's trade performance blew past expectations in March, with exports returning to growth for the first time in nine months, providing more evidence of stabilization in the world's second-largest economy.

Mar 31 2016

China hits property policy jam as regional market gap widens

TANGSHAN, China/HONG KONG While property prices in top-tier Chinese cities are booming, prices in smaller cities, where most of China's urban population lives, are still sinking, complicating government efforts to spread wealth more evenly and arrest slowing economic growth.

Mar 18 2016

China home prices rise most in nearly 2 years, big cities fuel bubble worries

BEIJING China's home prices rose at their fastest clip in almost two years in February thanks to red-hot demand in big cities, but risks of overheating in some places combined with weak growth in smaller cities threaten to put more stress on an already slowing economy.

Mar 12 2016

Chinas Wirtschaft schwächelt auch zu Jahresbeginn

Peking Die chinesische Wirtschaft sendet erneut Signale einer deutlichen Abkühlung der Konjunktur.

Mar 12 2016

China's PBOC flags stimulus restraint but says policy should be flexible

BEIJING China's central bank won't resort to excessive stimulus to bolster growth but will keep a flexible stance in the event of an economic shock - domestic or global, Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said while reiterating the authority's prudent monetary policy.

Mar 09 2016

China Feb consumer inflation rises at fastest pace since 2014

BEIJING China's consumer inflation beat forecasts in February, accelerating at its fastest pace since July 2014, while producer prices slowed their slide for the second straight month, taking some pressure off policymakers to rush out more monetary easing.

Mar 08 2016

China February exports post worst fall since May 2009

BEIJING China's February trade performance was far worse than economists had expected, with exports tumbling the most in over six years, days after top leaders sought to reassure investors that the outlook for the world's second-largest economy remains solid.

Mar 06 2016

China says economy will 'absolutely not' experience hard landing

BEIJING China's economy isn't headed for a hard landing and isn't dragging on the global economy, China's top economic planner said on Sunday, but uncertainty and instability in the global economy do pose a risk to the country's growth.

Mar 06 2016

China erwartet "schweren Kampf" ums Wachstum

Peking China will mit einer umfassenden Modernisierung seine Wirtschaft dauerhaft in Schwung halten.


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