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.

Recent Articles By The Author

Unraveling the Changing Made-in-China Clothing Business

Unraveling the Changing Made-in-China Clothing Business

Clothing manufacturers are leaving China, but makers of basics such as spandex are doing well.

Did China's Huawei Chief Reveal Too Much?

Did China's Huawei Chief Reveal Too Much?

CEO Ren Zhengfei, whose military ties helped close the U.S. market to Huawei's telecom gear, has given critics more ammunition in a 'letter' to his company about plans and goals.

Staff Salary Gaps Divide Big Chinese Banks

Staff Salary Gaps Divide Big Chinese Banks

The country's biggest bank ICBC pays employees far less on average than other major banks in China

China's PMI Finally Improved, so Why Are We Still Worried?

China's PMI Finally Improved, so Why Are We Still Worried?

Clashing purchasing managers' surveys and deflationary fears are rattling nerves as to what's true and what's not.

Here Come Made-in-China Nuclear Power Plants

Here Come Made-in-China Nuclear Power Plants

China's state-owned nuclear plant contractors are challenging the industry's global leaders.

Will Fear of Flying Ground Chinese Airlines After the Malaysia Airlines Disaster?

Will Fear of Flying Ground Chinese Airlines After the Malaysia Airlines Disaster?

A lesson about Chinese travelers learned after a 2011 bullet train collision could vex the nation's air carriers.

Yuan Depreciation Lashes China Investors: How To Find and Protect Profits

Yuan Depreciation Lashes China Investors: How To Find and Protect Profits

The sudden decline in Chinese currency's value has rattled airlines, speculators and Hong Kong investors.

Fresh Breeze for Wind Power in China

Fresh Breeze for Wind Power in China

Chinese manufacturers of towers, turbines and other wind energy parts are investor favorites again.

Real Estate Meltdown Closes In on Shanghai

Real Estate Meltdown Closes In on Shanghai

A property developer's default is the latest sign of a real estate meltdown in China.

Why Don't Chinese Companies Like Chinese Investors?

Why Don't Chinese Companies Like Chinese Investors?

The Internet companies that matter most in China are out of reach for the country's retail stock investors.