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.
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.

Latest from Jodi Xu Klein, US correspondent

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
Protecting IP in China is hard, but awareness is rising, thanks to Donald Trump

Some US and Chinese businesses are finding ways to enforce IP protections, while the two governments still butt heads over a trade deal.

29 Jun 2019 - 3:03AM

Some US and Chinese businesses are finding ways to enforce IP protections, while the two governments still butt heads over a trade deal.

Protecting IP in China is hard, but awareness is rising, thanks to Donald Trump
Inside Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei: China hardliners prevail in battle between two White House camps

Timing of Huawei punishment ‘suggests strongly that it’s connected to the trade negotiations because there’s no reason why that would have to happen now’.

1 Jun 2019 - 9:36AM

Timing of Huawei punishment ‘suggests strongly that it’s connected to the trade negotiations because there’s no reason why that would have to happen now’.

Inside Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei: China hardliners prevail in battle between two White House camps
Wall Street gripped by fear that Donald Trump’s China tariff escalation will disrupt Apple’s tech supply chain

Even China bulls are shunning the firm, fearful that new tariffs could damage the tech ecosystem and deliver a ‘gut punch’ to the industry, an analyst says.

20 May 2019 - 9:49AM

Even China bulls are shunning the firm, fearful that new tariffs could damage the tech ecosystem and deliver a ‘gut punch’ to the industry, an analyst says.

Wall Street gripped by fear that Donald Trump’s China tariff escalation will disrupt Apple’s tech supply chain
US$1 trillion wiped out of global markets led by tech carnage after China vows tariffs on 5,000 US products in trade war escalation

US tech bellwethers were among the hardest-hit stocks, with Apple and Tesla both dropping more than 5 per cent.

14 May 2019 - 1:07PM

US tech bellwethers were among the hardest-hit stocks, with Apple and Tesla both dropping more than 5 per cent.

US$1 trillion wiped out of global markets led by tech carnage after China vows tariffs on 5,000 US products in trade war escalation
Markets stage comeback after Friday trade war talks, despite Trump’s tariff increase on Chinese goods

US stocks recovered from a weeklong sell-off after the Trump administration followed through with a rise in duties at midnight.

11 May 2019 - 4:41AM

US stocks recovered from a weeklong sell-off after the Trump administration followed through with a rise in duties at midnight.

Markets stage comeback after Friday trade war talks, despite Trump’s tariff increase on Chinese goods
US blocks China Mobile from offering service in America over national security concerns

American regulators vote against the Chinese telecoms company’s application to provide phone service in the US.

10 May 2019 - 10:19PM

American regulators vote against the Chinese telecoms company’s application to provide phone service in the US.

US blocks China Mobile from offering service in America over national security concerns
Trade escalation can further dampen Chinese investment outlook in US after falling to US$5 billion in 2018

Chinese FDI to the US dropped 83 per cent last year to US$5 billion, report shows. Investors facing tough scrutiny turned to VC deals; others pulled out of US.

9 May 2019 - 4:20AM

Chinese FDI to the US dropped 83 per cent last year to US$5 billion, report shows. Investors facing tough scrutiny turned to VC deals; others pulled out of US.

Trade escalation can further dampen Chinese investment outlook in US after falling to US$5 billion in 2018
Huawei will fight US efforts to disqualify lead lawyer James Cole in bank fraud and sanctions case

The US government did not make public why it is seeking to remove James Cole, a former deputy attorney general in the Obama administration.

4 May 2019 - 11:32PM

The US government did not make public why it is seeking to remove James Cole, a former deputy attorney general in the Obama administration.

Huawei will fight US efforts to disqualify lead lawyer James Cole in bank fraud and sanctions case
The trade war rumbles on – but US chip makers are cautiously optimistic despite lingering soft demand

Major US chip companies have moved on from trade war worries that had weighed on business last year. Soft orders are seen continuing as China works through a glut of supply.

4 May 2019 - 11:32PM

Major US chip companies have moved on from trade war worries that had weighed on business last year. Soft orders are seen continuing as China works through a glut of supply.

The trade war rumbles on – but US chip makers are cautiously optimistic despite lingering soft demand
US and China will have many more battles to fight when the trade war ends

Negotiators are focused on resolving a long-running tariff dispute but the conflict between Washington and Beijing extends far beyond sales of soybeans and aluminium.

29 Apr 2019 - 9:56PM

Negotiators are focused on resolving a long-running tariff dispute but the conflict between Washington and Beijing extends far beyond sales of soybeans and aluminium.

US and China will have many more battles to fight when the trade war ends
China expected to resume role as driver for global economy, BlackRock says

Beijing’s fiscal and monetary policies have started to show results, according to the investment firm’s researchers.

19 Apr 2019 - 6:52AM

Beijing’s fiscal and monetary policies have started to show results, according to the investment firm’s researchers.

China expected to resume role as driver for global economy, BlackRock says
US and China’s mutual distrust is hampering tech innovation, experts fear

‘Science collaborations typically live beyond politics,’ the director of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute said at a conference in New York.

12 Apr 2019 - 10:45AM

‘Science collaborations typically live beyond politics,’ the director of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute said at a conference in New York.

US and China’s mutual distrust is hampering tech innovation, experts fear
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei was under secret US surveillance, US fraud hearing told

US authorities plan to use covertly gathered information in case charging the company with violating Iran sanctions. The US obtained the information via ‘electronic surveillance and physical search’, but gave no details.

5 Apr 2019 - 11:30PM

US authorities plan to use covertly gathered information in case charging the company with violating Iran sanctions. The US obtained the information via ‘electronic surveillance and physical search’, but gave no details.

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei was under secret US surveillance, US fraud hearing told
Chinese tech faces an innovation reality check as the economy cools and start-ups stumble

Even after a banner year for venture capital funding, some investors predict that as many as 90 per cent of Chinese tech start-ups are doomed to fail.

2 Apr 2019 - 12:36AM

Even after a banner year for venture capital funding, some investors predict that as many as 90 per cent of Chinese tech start-ups are doomed to fail.

Chinese tech faces an innovation reality check as the economy cools and start-ups stumble