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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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.

23 Nov 2019 - 3:12AM

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
US seeing China as a threat hinders relations, says Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Relations are ‘at a crossroad’ but it is untrue that China seeks to replace the US in its world role, Wang says in a speech in New York, adding that ‘decoupling from China is decoupling from the future’.

26 Sep 2019 - 9:43AM

Relations are ‘at a crossroad’ but it is untrue that China seeks to replace the US in its world role, Wang says in a speech in New York, adding that ‘decoupling from China is decoupling from the future’.

US seeing China as a threat hinders relations, says Foreign Minister Wang Yi
US needs a trade war deal more than China does heading into 2020, says MUFG economist

US President Donald Trump is facing growing pressure going into 2020 re-election campaign and a possible economic slowdown.

14 Sep 2019 - 10:46PM

US President Donald Trump is facing growing pressure going into 2020 re-election campaign and a possible economic slowdown.

US needs a trade war deal more than China does heading into 2020, says MUFG economist
Washington sees no distinction between Huawei and Beijing, top US cybersecurity official says

The overlap between Huawei and the Chinese government ‘raises very serious concerns’, says Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state for cyber and international communications.

13 Sep 2019 - 2:14AM

The overlap between Huawei and the Chinese government ‘raises very serious concerns’, says Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state for cyber and international communications.

Washington sees no distinction between Huawei and Beijing, top US cybersecurity official says
More Fortune 500 companies worried about impact of Donald Trump’s China trade war strategy, US Chamber of Commerce says

Forty-three per cent of Fortune 500 firms – up from 30 per cent at the start of the year – have shown concern about the US president’s tariff battle with China. The tariffs may be at the point where they ‘seriously’ hurt companies, consumers and the wider economy, a report says.

7 Sep 2019 - 11:51PM

Forty-three per cent of Fortune 500 firms – up from 30 per cent at the start of the year – have shown concern about the US president’s tariff battle with China. The tariffs may be at the point where they ‘seriously’ hurt companies, consumers and the wider economy, a report says.

More Fortune 500 companies worried about impact of Donald Trump’s China trade war strategy, US Chamber of Commerce says
US stocks rally on resumed trade talk optimism with China, strong US job numbers

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.4 per cent on US-China trade talks resuming in October and surging US payrolls.

6 Sep 2019 - 5:37AM

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.4 per cent on US-China trade talks resuming in October and surging US payrolls.

US stocks rally on resumed trade talk optimism with China, strong US job numbers
Huawei denies new tech theft claim and accuses the US of trying to disrupt the company

Chinese telecoms giant dismisses a Portuguese inventor’s allegation of patent theft as an effort to ‘take advantage’ of the geopolitical climate while accusing the US government of trying to ‘coerce’ Huawei employees to turn against the company.

4 Sep 2019 - 11:13PM

Chinese telecoms giant dismisses a Portuguese inventor’s allegation of patent theft as an effort to ‘take advantage’ of the geopolitical climate while accusing the US government of trying to ‘coerce’ Huawei employees to turn against the company.

Huawei denies new tech theft claim and accuses the US of trying to disrupt the company
A reprieve in name only: Trump’s Huawei moves leave US tech companies confused

Delaying a ban while adding more Huawei entities to the blacklist ‘reflects a schizophrenic approach to China trade relations’, and represents a much broader problem for US tech companies: in this environment, how to do business with China.

29 Aug 2019 - 2:29AM

Delaying a ban while adding more Huawei entities to the blacklist ‘reflects a schizophrenic approach to China trade relations’, and represents a much broader problem for US tech companies: in this environment, how to do business with China.

A reprieve in name only: Trump’s Huawei moves leave US tech companies confused
Dow closes down more than 600 points after Donald Trump lashes out at fresh tariffs from China

Technology and semiconductor companies account for some of the biggest losses, including Apple and chip maker Nvidia.

24 Aug 2019 - 5:25AM

Technology and semiconductor companies account for some of the biggest losses, including Apple and chip maker Nvidia.

Dow closes down more than 600 points after Donald Trump lashes out at fresh tariffs from China
Donald Trump calls Xi Jinping an ‘enemy’ after China announces fresh tariffs on US$75 billion of US products

Beijing will raise tariffs on items originating in the US from 5 per cent to 10 per cent in two batches.

24 Aug 2019 - 3:29PM

Beijing will raise tariffs on items originating in the US from 5 per cent to 10 per cent in two batches.

Donald Trump calls Xi Jinping an ‘enemy’ after China announces fresh tariffs on US$75 billion of US products
Huawei denies helping governments of Uganda and Zambia spy on political opponents

The two African nations also rejected a Wall Street Journal report saying Huawei employees helped officials conduct espionage against opposition figures.

17 Aug 2019 - 12:37PM

The two African nations also rejected a Wall Street Journal report saying Huawei employees helped officials conduct espionage against opposition figures.

Huawei denies helping governments of Uganda and Zambia spy on political opponents
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers in US to discuss city’s crisis with politicians and business leaders

Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung of the Civic Party say they want to tell the truth about what’s happening in Hong Kong to the international community.

16 Aug 2019 - 4:22PM

Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung of the Civic Party say they want to tell the truth about what’s happening in Hong Kong to the international community.

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers in US to discuss city’s crisis with politicians and business leaders
US to delay or remove some tariffs against China planned for September 1

Some categories are being removed because of ‘health, safety, national security and other factors’ while tariffs on other items would be delayed until December 15.

14 Aug 2019 - 6:33PM

Some categories are being removed because of ‘health, safety, national security and other factors’ while tariffs on other items would be delayed until December 15.

US to delay or remove some tariffs against China planned for September 1