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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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11 Jul 2018

After Tesla deal, Shanghai to speed up cancellation of foreign ownership limits

SHANGHAI Shanghai will accelerate efforts to cancel restrictions on foreign investment in the auto manufacturing sector, a government official said on Wednesday, a day after Tesla said it would build a wholly owned auto plant in the city.

02 Jul 2018

China carbon emissions in retreat after 'structural break' in economy: study

SHANGHAI China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell from 2014 to 2016 and might already have peaked, according to a study published on Monday, with structural economic changes allowing Beijing to meet targets earlier than expected.

02 Jul 2018

China completes trial of 21 over scandal-hit Fanya exchange

SHANGHAI A court in China's southwestern city of Kunming has completed a two-day trial of officials connected with the scandal-hit Fanya Nonferrous Metals Exchange, which collapsed in 2015 owing investors more than 40 billion yuan (4.58 billion pounds).

29 Jun 2018

China steelmaker Jiangsu Shagang ordered to probe pollution violations

SHANGHAI Jiangsu Shagang Group, China's third-biggest steelmaker, was ordered on Friday to hold a formal investigation into its operations after it was accused by the government a day earlier of failing to rectify breaches in pollution rules.

26 Jun 2018

China's plastic recyclers go abroad as import ban bites

TAICANG, China In a smoke-filled plant about 50 miles northwest of Shanghai, masked workers feed sacks of plastic scrap into shuddering old machines that transform them into pellets used to make a range of manufactured goods.

22 Jun 2018

Chinese media says U.S. has 'delusions' as impact of trade war spreads

BEIJING/SHANGHAI U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese media said on Friday as Beijing kept up with its war of words with Washington while markets wilted. | Video

22 Jun 2018

Chinese media says U.S. has 'delusions' as impact of trade war spreads

BEIJING/SHANGHAI U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to modernisation, Chinese media said on Friday as Beijing kept up with its war of words with Washington while markets wilted. | Video

13 Jun 2018

France's Suez looks to hazardous waste for China growth

CHANGZHOU, China French utility Suez SA will focus on hazardous waste treatment as its main growth area in China, a senior executive said on Wednesday, as it bids to play a bigger role in the country's efforts to tackle pollution.

11 Jun 2018

China battery maker CATL closes limit-up on stock market debut

SHANGHAI Shares in China's biggest lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) soared 44 percent on their debut in Shenzhen on Monday, helped by investors seeking to benefit from a government policy to embrace clean energy.

07 Jun 2018

China solar firms urge govt to rethink capacity cap, subsidy cut: letter

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese solar panel makers have urged Beijing to delay surprise subsidy cuts and relax a cap on new projects, according to a letter reviewed by Reuters, protesting that the policy will damage a sector already struggling financially.

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