China In Focus Full Broadcast (July 17)

The world’s second largest economy is losing steam. With its recovery in peril, will the spillover hit the United States?

Mexico is now beating out China as the top exporter to the United States.

Fentanyl is a hot topic on the Senate floor. A bill could slap sanctions on China over the drug’s production, and it’s already boasting bipartisan support.

One of Taiwan’s top presidential candidates is planning a stop in the United States on his way to Paraguay. The transit plan was announced as the U.S. climate envoy spends four days in Beijing.

Topics in this episode:

  1. China’s Economy Losing Steam: New Data Disappoints
  2. Mexico Beats China as Top Exporter to the U.S.
  3. China’s Hacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated
  4. Schumer Pushes to Sanction China Over Fentanyl
  5. EU President: ‘Need Each Other More Than Ever’; Latin America, Caribbean, Europe Leaders Join Summit
  6. IMF Hints It Will Let Countries Pay Debts in Yuan
  7. John Kerry Meets Chinese Counterpart in Beijing
  8. Falun Gong Brings Awareness to Persecution
  9. Eight Years Imprisoned: Balo Says ‘China Is a Minefield’ That Will ‘Take Your Foot or Even Your Life’
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