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Eric Johnson


Eric Johnson is a journalist with 30+ years of experience. He's a graduate of the University of Missouri and Western Illinois University. He was a United Press International bureau chief in Detroit, a Deutsche Presse-Agentur foreign correspondent in Prague, and an editor at the Chinese business magazines Caijing and Caixin in Beijing. Chinese business-financial news has been his mainstay since 2006. He is on Twitter at @ej_street.

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Why Tuniu Bleeds Red Ink in China’s Red-Hot Online Travel Market

By Eric Johnson

The travel service’s spending on marketing in the second quarter far outpaced its rising stock value and surging demand in China for vacation deals sold online.

03:11PM 08/13/14

Watch Out for a Swelling Wave of Exports From China to the World

By Eric Johnson

Mainland analysts say the Beijing government planned the latest surge in overseas exports, and they expect it to continue.

03:55PM 08/11/14

Chinalco Giving U.S. Investors a Way to Play China Rare Earths

By Eric Johnson

China’s aluminum giant is picked to head one of three new mining groups that will handle what’s now 90% of the world’s rare earths extraction and processing.

03:49PM 08/08/14

PetroChina Under a Cloud as China’s Graft Battle Guts Front Office

By Eric Johnson

A chairman, vice presidents and dozens of other executives have fallen since authorities started targeting ‘tigers’ at China’s biggest oil company almost one year ago

02:59PM 08/07/14

Why Dell Comes Out Clean While China Blacklists Apple, Microsoft

By Eric Johnson

By pre-installing a Chinese operating system on its computers, Dell has so far avoided the pain of a Beijing campaign like those against Apple and other U.S. tech firms.

10:01AM 08/06/14

China Eastern, Ctrip Profit While Their Customers Sleep on Airport Chairs

By Eric Johnson

Flight delays and cancellations frustrate a lot of travelers in China, but airlines and travel companies are still making money.

09:33AM 07/31/14

China’s Strong PMI Data Has a Dark Side for State-Owned Banks

By Eric Johnson

Orders are up and restocking is under way at China’s factories in part because the government has ordered banks to ease financing

01:43PM 07/24/14

Herbalife Investors Can Look to China for a Break from Bad News

By Eric Johnson

The nutritional supplements company plans to build a third plant in China, where people are getting fatter and business is growing fast

03:52PM 07/22/14

Why KFC, McDonald’s Can Survive Even a Nasty Food Scare in China

By Eric Johnson

A pregnant woman who chatted in a Beijing KFC about the latest food safety scare sheds light on why Chinese consumers trust American fast food restaurants

10:44AM 07/21/14

Whirlpool Deal for Indesit Psyching Out Haier, Chinese Appliance Makers

By Eric Johnson

Winning control of the Italian white goods producer will cost Whirlpool nearly $1 billion, but has dealt a psychological blow to Chinese rivals.

10:14AM 07/17/14

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