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

China's Commerce Chief Cozies Up to E-Shopping

China's Commerce Chief Cozies Up to E-Shopping

A key government official signals Beijing's growing commitment to online shopping.

China's Drone Makers Grabbing Investor Interest

China's Drone Makers Grabbing Investor Interest

Share prices have jumped for companies that make unmanned aircraft with civilian and defense applications.

China's Lipstick Wars

China's Lipstick Wars

China has all but declared war on cosmetic imports, destroying shipments of health and beauty products from Elizabeth Arden, Johnson & Johnson and Revlon.

'Fail-Safe' Bond Default Shakes Chinese Bond Market

'Fail-Safe' Bond Default Shakes Chinese Bond Market

A solar energy company's pending interest payment default has changed China's bond market forever.

China's Jailbird Billionaire

China's Jailbird Billionaire

In China, even a retail tycoon behind bars can become a billionaire.

E-Cig Makers to Light Up China, World's Biggest Tobacco Market

E-Cig Makers to Light Up China, World's Biggest Tobacco Market

FirstUnion Technology and a cigarette packaging company plan to bring electronic cigarettes to the world's biggest tobacco market -- China.

Investors Selling on Real Estate 'Panic' in China

Investors Selling on Real Estate 'Panic' in China

Chinese property developer and banks shares plummeted on fears of a real estate skid.

How to Pick Stocks Like the Chinese Government

How to Pick Stocks Like the Chinese Government

A rare report on social security fund investments opens a window into Beijing's stock plays.

Glut in China's Real Estate, Sinking PMI Spook Investors

Glut in China's Real Estate, Sinking PMI Spook Investors

China's economically crucial factory orders and city real estate markets are contracting.

Tractors Roll In as People Move Out of Rural China

Tractors Roll In as People Move Out of Rural China

Makers of farm machinery and food processing equipment stand to benefit from China's urbanization push.