Jodi Xu Klein

New York

Jodi Xu Klein

US Correspondent

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.

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Former top US diplomats take aim at Donald Trump over ‘dangerous’ China policy

War talk no way to conduct foreign policy, Stapleton Roy, one-time US ambassador in Beijing, says.

23 Jan 2020 - 11:29PM

War talk no way to conduct foreign policy, Stapleton Roy, one-time US ambassador in Beijing, says.

Former top US diplomats take aim at Donald Trump over ‘dangerous’ China policy
Wuhan virus: three US airports to screen passengers from China for deadly coronavirus outbreak

Health officials say they will begin taking temperatures and asking about symptoms at three US airports.

22 Jan 2020 - 4:49PM

Health officials say they will begin taking temperatures and asking about symptoms at three US airports.

Wuhan virus: three US airports to screen passengers from China for deadly coronavirus outbreak
What does American business call the US-China trade deal? A start

Trade associations urge Trump administration to start ‘phase two’ negotiations with Beijing immediately in hopes of a dropping of remaining tariffs, as well as progress on access to China’s market and state subsidies.

17 Jan 2020 - 11:06PM

Trade associations urge Trump administration to start ‘phase two’ negotiations with Beijing immediately in hopes of a dropping of remaining tariffs, as well as progress on access to China’s market and state subsidies.

What does American business call the US-China trade deal? A start
US markets lose early gains on phase one trade war deal signing as traders worry about wider issues

Dow industrials jump as much as 206 points ahead of signing, then regroup as assessments are made. Beyond tariffs, analysts note, numerous other issues continue to plague the US-China relationship.

16 Jan 2020 - 10:58PM

Dow industrials jump as much as 206 points ahead of signing, then regroup as assessments are made. Beyond tariffs, analysts note, numerous other issues continue to plague the US-China relationship.

US markets lose early gains on phase one trade war deal signing as traders worry about wider issues
Phase one US-China trade war deal signed by Donald Trump and Liu He, though most tariffs remain

The pact includes Beijing’s pledge to buy at least US$200 billion of American goods and services more than it did in 2017.

16 Jan 2020 - 4:53PM

The pact includes Beijing’s pledge to buy at least US$200 billion of American goods and services more than it did in 2017.

Phase one US-China trade war deal signed by Donald Trump and Liu He, though most tariffs remain
China is global threat to individual freedoms, says new Human Rights Watch report

Group’s executive director had been scheduled to unveil the report in Hong Kong but was barred from entering at the airport on Sunday.

15 Jan 2020 - 10:03PM

Group’s executive director had been scheduled to unveil the report in Hong Kong but was barred from entering at the airport on Sunday.

China is global threat to individual freedoms, says new Human Rights Watch report
US venture capital in China tumbles as tech decoupling deepens, report says

US venture investment in China is expected to plunge to a 6-year low for 2019, just a year after peaking. The widening US-China tech rift is ripping apart early-stage investment, according to a report by Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US China Relations.

15 Jan 2020 - 6:59AM

US venture investment in China is expected to plunge to a 6-year low for 2019, just a year after peaking. The widening US-China tech rift is ripping apart early-stage investment, according to a report by Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US China Relations.

US venture capital in China tumbles as tech decoupling deepens, report says
Donald Trump backs away from Iran conflict, includes China in call to resume nuclear talks

Iran ‘appears to be standing down’, president says, confirming there were no US casualties in strike on Iraqi bases housing American troops.

9 Jan 2020 - 10:40PM

Iran ‘appears to be standing down’, president says, confirming there were no US casualties in strike on Iraqi bases housing American troops.

Donald Trump backs away from Iran conflict, includes China in call to resume nuclear talks
Mike Pompeo stresses Hong Kong autonomy, urges global censure of China over ‘brutal treatment of Uygurs’

US Secretary of State assails ‘mass human rights violations and abuse against Uygurs and other Muslims’ and urges Beijing to honour ‘the commitment that guarantees Hong Kong the independent rule of law’.

8 Jan 2020 - 5:20AM

US Secretary of State assails ‘mass human rights violations and abuse against Uygurs and other Muslims’ and urges Beijing to honour ‘the commitment that guarantees Hong Kong the independent rule of law’.

Mike Pompeo stresses Hong Kong autonomy, urges global censure of China over ‘brutal treatment of Uygurs’
US telecoms watchdog now accepting public’s comments on Huawei and ZTE security-risk bans

Public can air their thoughts until February 3 on the FCC’s November vote to ban US rural wireless providers from tapping the US$8.5 billion government fund to buy equipment from the two Chinese suppliers.

7 Jan 2020 - 11:24PM

Public can air their thoughts until February 3 on the FCC’s November vote to ban US rural wireless providers from tapping the US$8.5 billion government fund to buy equipment from the two Chinese suppliers.

US telecoms watchdog now accepting public’s comments on Huawei and ZTE security-risk bans
Investors to guard against inflation as global growth is predicted for 2020

Prediction that a recession in the US next year isn’t looming is a departure from much of 2019, when geopolitical uncertainties like the US-China trade war dominated.

31 Dec 2019 - 10:51PM

Prediction that a recession in the US next year isn’t looming is a departure from much of 2019, when geopolitical uncertainties like the US-China trade war dominated.

Investors to guard against inflation as global growth is predicted for 2020
US-China decoupling could offer a surprise profit for investors, UBS money managers say

Trade war’s fracturing of US-China ties could be an opportunity for investors to tap the two marketplaces for better returns, UBS Asset Management’s Barry Gill says.

11 Dec 2019 - 5:29AM

Trade war’s fracturing of US-China ties could be an opportunity for investors to tap the two marketplaces for better returns, UBS Asset Management’s Barry Gill says.

US-China decoupling could offer a surprise profit for investors, UBS money managers say
Leave politics and trade concerns out of climate change fight, advocates warn

Climate change ‘cannot be a partisan issue’, UN expert and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres says.

5 Dec 2019 - 5:14PM

Climate change ‘cannot be a partisan issue’, UN expert and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres says.

Leave politics and trade concerns out of climate change fight, advocates warn
Uptick in markets likely after ‘phase one’ trade deal, but US-China relations expected to turn ugly again after US presidential election

No matter which candidate for president wins in November, the conflicts with China will flare again, US analysts say.

4 Dec 2019 - 11:10PM

No matter which candidate for president wins in November, the conflicts with China will flare again, US analysts say.

Uptick in markets likely after ‘phase one’ trade deal, but US-China relations expected to turn ugly again after US presidential election
MSCI’s major emerging-market stock indices increase weight of China shares to new high

The change will compel US pension funds, mutual funds and other institutional investors that track the benchmarks to add billions of dollars more to yuan-denominated shares of Chinese companies.

27 Nov 2019 - 2:30PM

The change will compel US pension funds, mutual funds and other institutional investors that track the benchmarks to add billions of dollars more to yuan-denominated shares of Chinese companies.

MSCI’s major emerging-market stock indices increase weight of China shares to new high
Global capital seeks to ‘act locally’ in 2020 as US-China trade conflict raises investment uncertainties: survey

Investors look for businesses relying on domestic revenues next year in a shift to avoid international headwinds. ‘Companies focused on consumer spending are less impacted by geopolitical uncertainty,’ analyst says.

11 Dec 2019 - 9:26AM

Investors look for businesses relying on domestic revenues next year in a shift to avoid international headwinds. ‘Companies focused on consumer spending are less impacted by geopolitical uncertainty,’ analyst says.

Global capital seeks to ‘act locally’ in 2020 as US-China trade conflict raises investment uncertainties: survey
US$5 billion opportunity for US hog farmers in China’s African swine fever epidemic, hardly taken advantage of due to trade war

Epidemic that has devastated China’s pig population ‘heralds a new era in Chinese production and consumption of meat’, US report says.

22 Nov 2019 - 3:12PM

Epidemic that has devastated China’s pig population ‘heralds a new era in Chinese production and consumption of meat’, US report says.

US$5 billion opportunity for US hog farmers in China’s African swine fever epidemic, hardly taken advantage of due to trade war
US extends license to allow sales to China’s Huawei for another 90 days

Waiver allows US companies to continue doing business with Chinese telecoms giant.

19 Nov 2019 - 10:07PM

Waiver allows US companies to continue doing business with Chinese telecoms giant.

US extends license to allow sales to China’s Huawei for another 90 days
Henry Kissinger warns of ‘catastrophic’ conflicts unless China and US settle their differences

‘It will be worse than the world wars that ruined European civilisation,’ says former secretary of state and adviser to Richard Nixon

15 Nov 2019 - 3:31PM

‘It will be worse than the world wars that ruined European civilisation,’ says former secretary of state and adviser to Richard Nixon

Henry Kissinger warns of ‘catastrophic’ conflicts unless China and US settle their differences
Huawei and ZTE pose security threat and ‘cannot be trusted’, US Attorney General William Barr says, backing ban on fund

William Barr labels telecoms giants as national security threats, citing ‘their own track record, as well as the practices of the Chinese government’.

15 Nov 2019 - 10:22PM

William Barr labels telecoms giants as national security threats, citing ‘their own track record, as well as the practices of the Chinese government’.

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat and ‘cannot be trusted’, US Attorney General William Barr says, backing ban on fund
China warned of ‘substantial’ trade war tariff increases by US President Donald Trump if deal is not reached

In a speech in New York, US President Donald Trump reiterates that scheduled 15 per cent tariffs will be imposed on December 15 if a deal is not reached.

13 Nov 2019 - 11:39AM

In a speech in New York, US President Donald Trump reiterates that scheduled 15 per cent tariffs will be imposed on December 15 if a deal is not reached.

China warned of ‘substantial’ trade war tariff increases by US President Donald Trump if deal is not reached
China’s billionaires had a rough 2018 amid slowing economy and rising geopolitical tensions, report finds

The number of Chinese billionaires fell by 48 to 325, according to UBS and PwC Billionaire Insights Report; as many as 103 individuals fell off the billionaires list in 2018, while 56 new names reached the threshold.

9 Nov 2019 - 3:59AM

The number of Chinese billionaires fell by 48 to 325, according to UBS and PwC Billionaire Insights Report; as many as 103 individuals fell off the billionaires list in 2018, while 56 new names reached the threshold.

China’s billionaires had a rough 2018 amid slowing economy and rising geopolitical tensions, report finds
China’s 5G dominance could lead to a ‘dangerous’ internet split with the US, Donald Trump’s FCC chief warns

Beijing’s aim may be to leverage its edge in superfast next-generation tech to build a separate, heavily censored internet, US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai told the Council on Foreign Relations.

6 Nov 2019 - 10:36PM

Beijing’s aim may be to leverage its edge in superfast next-generation tech to build a separate, heavily censored internet, US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai told the Council on Foreign Relations.

China’s 5G dominance could lead to a ‘dangerous’ internet split with the US, Donald Trump’s FCC chief warns
The Huawei dilemma: Washington still stuck trying to balance national security against US tech supremacy

Hardliners insist Beijing is a security threat that must be addressed, while others say sweeping restrictions could push research offshore. The policy impasse is creating chaos for the US tech industry, with annual sales to Huawei alone of more than US$14 billion.

1 Nov 2019 - 10:46PM

Hardliners insist Beijing is a security threat that must be addressed, while others say sweeping restrictions could push research offshore. The policy impasse is creating chaos for the US tech industry, with annual sales to Huawei alone of more than US$14 billion.

The Huawei dilemma: Washington still stuck trying to balance national security against US tech supremacy
Three more US senators back Hong Kong bill, including presidential candidate Kamala Harris

The Democrat from California joined nearly a third of her Senate colleagues in cosponsoring the legislation, which has already passed in the US House.

23 Oct 2019 - 8:48AM

The Democrat from California joined nearly a third of her Senate colleagues in cosponsoring the legislation, which has already passed in the US House.

Three more US senators back Hong Kong  bill, including presidential candidate Kamala Harris
Why US businesses should be worried about China’s corporate social credit system

Though it hasn’t been formally launched, the system has already been used to force international firms to adopt Chinese values on politically sensitive issues.

14 Oct 2019 - 3:27PM

Though it hasn’t been formally launched, the system has already been used to force international firms to adopt Chinese values on politically sensitive issues.

Why US businesses should be worried about China’s corporate social credit system
Verizon CEO warns against separate 5G standards, saying the world would suffer

Hans Vestberg says the technology ‘is ultimately one of the most important infrastructures for the 21st century’, but avoided taking a stand on the US ban of Huawei.

11 Oct 2019 - 9:58PM

Hans Vestberg says the technology ‘is ultimately one of the most important infrastructures for the 21st century’, but avoided taking a stand on the US ban of Huawei.

Verizon CEO warns against separate 5G standards, saying the world would suffer
Reprieve for controversial US immigration visa programme fails to ease investors’ woes

The prospects for the programme known as EB-5 are grim as a stringent new rule with a higher investment threshold could dry up applications.

3 Oct 2019 - 10:43PM

The prospects for the programme known as EB-5 are grim as a stringent new rule with a higher investment threshold could dry up applications.

Reprieve for controversial US immigration visa programme fails to ease investors’ woes
White House weighs restrictions on US capital flows into China

Such a move, which could involve delisting Chinese firms from US stock exchanges, would affect billions of dollars in investment pegged to major indices.

29 Sep 2019 - 6:15AM

Such a move, which could involve delisting Chinese firms from US stock exchanges, would affect billions of dollars in investment pegged to major indices.

White House weighs restrictions on US capital flows into China
Wall Street finds silver lining even as trade war and US’ China security fears cause investment uncertainty: a growing demand for CFIUS consultancy

Expansion of authority for the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States has created demand for advisers to help steward deals.

27 Sep 2019 - 4:20AM

Expansion of authority for the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States has created demand for advisers to help steward deals.

Wall Street finds silver lining even as trade war and US’ China security fears cause investment uncertainty: a growing demand for CFIUS consultancy