Jodi Xu Klein

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.
Jodi Xu Klein
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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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.

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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
US academics condemn ‘racial profiling’ of Chinese students and scholars over spying fears

Intelligence agencies monitoring people based on country of origin ‘should raise alarms in a democracy’, education bodies warn US government in letter, after spate of dismissals and harassment of Chinese-American researchers.

12 Aug 2019 - 11:41PM

Intelligence agencies monitoring people based on country of origin ‘should raise alarms in a democracy’, education bodies warn US government in letter, after spate of dismissals and harassment of Chinese-American researchers.

US academics condemn ‘racial profiling’ of Chinese students and scholars over spying fears
Taiwan, Tibet and Uygur expats join Hongkongers in New York to show support for protests

Demonstration across street from Chinese consulate backs calls for greater democracy in city.

11 Aug 2019 - 2:38PM

Demonstration across street from Chinese consulate backs calls for greater democracy in city.

Taiwan, Tibet and Uygur expats join Hongkongers in New York to show support for protests
US agencies banned from doing business with Huawei and other Chinese tech companies, as Trump administration cites security concerns

Crackdown by the White House Office of Management and Budget also targets ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision and DahuaBan.

8 Aug 2019 - 11:39AM

Crackdown by the White House Office of Management and Budget also targets ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision and DahuaBan.

US agencies banned from doing business with Huawei and other Chinese tech companies, as Trump administration cites security concerns
US stocks plummet as China announces trade war retaliation involving currency value and farm purchases

Dow, Nasdaq and S&P plunge as Beijing allows the yuan to weaken below 7 to the US dollar and says it will stop buying US agricultural goods.

6 Aug 2019 - 10:37AM

Dow, Nasdaq and S&P plunge as Beijing allows the yuan to weaken below 7 to the US dollar and says it will stop buying US agricultural goods.

US stocks plummet as China announces trade war retaliation involving currency value and farm purchases
Could US’ Huawei worries be solved with global cybersecurity plan?

Huawei security chief Andy Purdy calls for ‘a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity risk’ while Paul Triolo, an expert from a Washington think-tank, says a body similar to the International Atomic Energy Agency is needed.

6 Aug 2019 - 12:55AM

Huawei security chief Andy Purdy calls for ‘a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity risk’ while Paul Triolo, an expert from a Washington think-tank, says a body similar to the International Atomic Energy Agency is needed.

Could US’ Huawei worries be solved with global cybersecurity plan?
Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese imports would bring factory jobs back to the US, but that’s not happening

American companies are pulling out of Chinese plants, but they’re not returning the work to the US.

22 Aug 2019 - 3:26AM

American companies are pulling out of Chinese plants, but they’re not returning the work to the US.

Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese imports would bring factory jobs back to the US, but that’s not happening
US-China cross-border investments hit 5-year low as decoupling deepens amid trade war

Investment between the US and China plunged 18 per cent to US$13 billion in the first six months of 2019, report says.

1 Aug 2019 - 11:08PM

Investment between the US and China plunged 18 per cent to US$13 billion in the first six months of 2019, report says.

US-China cross-border investments hit 5-year low as decoupling deepens amid trade war
US-China trade talks: Donald Trump says trade deal may need to wait until after US election

Chinese negotiators should ‘probably wait’ until after the 2020 poll to see if a Democrat wins as they could then get a ‘great deal’, US president says.

31 Jul 2019 - 7:35AM

Chinese negotiators should ‘probably wait’ until after the 2020 poll to see if a Democrat wins as they could then get a ‘great deal’, US president says.

US-China trade talks: Donald Trump says trade deal may need to wait until after US election
Three more US universities pledge support for Chinese-American scientists caught in growing web of suspicion

‘Researchers, particularly immigrants and visitors from China, have been the target of aggressive investigations and public sanctions,’ a chancellor writes.

25 Jul 2019 - 11:32PM

‘Researchers, particularly immigrants and visitors from China, have been the target of aggressive investigations and public sanctions,’ a chancellor writes.

Three more US universities pledge support for Chinese-American scientists caught in growing web of suspicion
Alibaba to take on Amazon, opening business-to-business services to US companies

Push comes as Chinese giant, which operates the world’s largest e-commerce platform, seeks ways to expand its business internationally.

23 Jul 2019 - 11:03PM

Push comes as Chinese giant, which operates the world’s largest e-commerce platform, seeks ways to expand its business internationally.

Alibaba to take on Amazon, opening business-to-business services to US companies
A year into trade war, Wall Street is the latest front for US suspicions about China

US Securities and Exchange Commission leads cries for vigilance as investors become more exposed to Chinese stocks.

16 Jul 2019 - 12:06PM

US Securities and Exchange Commission leads cries for vigilance as investors become more exposed to Chinese stocks.

A year into trade war, Wall Street is the latest front for US suspicions about China
BlackRock sees a tepid second-half China economy despite stimulus, citing trade war woes

Asset manager lowers China-linked emerging market equities, calling investors ‘overly optimistic’ about the ability of Beijing’s stimulus efforts to boost the economy amid the trade war.

9 Jul 2019 - 3:23AM

Asset manager lowers China-linked emerging market equities, calling investors ‘overly optimistic’ about the ability of Beijing’s stimulus efforts to boost the economy amid the trade war.

BlackRock sees a tepid second-half China economy despite stimulus, citing trade war woes
Fear mounts that Chinese-American scientists are being targeted amid US national security crackdown

‘Any scientist should be very worried because this is hurting US science and technology,’ says a professor who was arrested and is now suing the FBI.

8 Jul 2019 - 11:57AM

‘Any scientist should be very worried because this is hurting US science and technology,’ says a professor who was arrested and is now suing the FBI.

Fear mounts that Chinese-American scientists are being targeted amid US national security crackdown