Xi Jingping

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTSD22P
    March 31, 2016  

    Pressure has been mounting between the U.S. and China on issues ranging from Chinese military activity to reining in North Korea’s nuclear efforts. But tensions are also rising within that country, due to economic instability and a crackdown on dissent. Christopher Johnson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Andrew Nathan of Columbia University join Hari Sreenivasan for more. Continue reading

  • Passers-by walk in front of a panel displaying the closing Hang Seng Index and China Enterprise Index in Hong Kong, China July 8, 2015. Losses on the mainland weighed heavily on Hong Kong shares, with the Hang Seng Index down 3.3 percent and shares of Chinese companies listed in the city falling 4.2 percent. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu - RTX1JIFP
    July 8, 2015  

    Since mid-June, China’s two main stock markets have seen drastic drops, falling by more than 30 percent. In the past year, reforms toward greater liberalization had helped the markets skyrocket, but this recent free fall has spurred some panic among Chinese investors and concern abroad. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • A man watches a board showing the graphs of stock prices at a brokerage office in Beijing, China, July 6, 2015. Chinese stocks rose on Monday after Beijing unleashed an unprecedented series of support measures over the weekend to stave off the prospect of a full-blown crash that was threatening to destabilise the world's second-biggest economy.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RTX1J5JS
    July 8, 2015  

    The sudden slide in the Chinese stock markets has spurred worries that the panic could spread beyond China’s borders. What’s the root cause of the deflating bubble? Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the economic troubles and the potential political fallout. Continue reading

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    December 4, 2013  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping traded arguments over China’s new air defense zone during a diplomatic trip to Beijing. Also, the European Commission has imposed fines of $2.3 billion on major U.S. and European banks for rigging interest rates. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2013  

    President Barack Obama met with China’s President Xi Jingping in a two-day summit to discuss issues like cyber security and North Korea. Jeffrey Brown gets analysis from Douglas Paal of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and retired Army Col. Larry Wortzel of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    China officially installed Xi Jinping, already the Communist Party leader, as president for the next 10 years. Judy Woodruff talks to Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution and Gordon Chang, an author and a contributor to Forbes, about contentious issues of trade, defense, and cyber security for China and the U.S. Continue reading