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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

04 Oct 2017

China September data to show steady growth ahead of key Communist Party congress

BEIJING Chinese data in coming weeks is expected to deliver exactly what its leaders want to hear ahead of a highly sensitive Communist Party Congress - the country's economic growth remains robust and resilient even as they work to get debt risks under control.

22 Sep 2017

S&P says downgraded China as credit growth still too fast

BEIJING China's attempts to reduce risks from its rapid buildup in debt are not working as quickly as expected and credit growth is still too fast, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday, a day after it downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating.

18 Sep 2017

China home price growth cools further in August as curbs bear down

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's new home prices rose in August at the slowest pace in seven months and fell or leveled off in more cities as government cooling measures dampened speculation, though there were no signs of a sharper correction that could damage the economy.

14 Sep 2017

China property investment, sales growth pick up in August, despite curbs

BEIJING China's real estate investment growth picked up pace again in August as demand held up despite various government curbs, unlike factory output, fixed asset investment and retail sales which fell short of expectations.

08 Sep 2017

HINTERGRUND-Chinas Jugend protestiert leise gegen Turbokapitalismus

Peking Für ihre Eltern wäre es noch das Paradies gewesen: ein Leben in Wohlstand mit ungeahnten Aufstiegsmöglichkeiten.

05 Sep 2017

Xi urges BRICS grouping to push for more 'just' international order

XIAMEN, China Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged BRICS nations to deepen coordination on global matters, and push for a more "just" world order, by boosting representation for emerging and developing countries in international bodies.

05 Sep 2017

Insight: For Chinese millennials, despondency has a brand name

BEIJING Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”.

05 Sep 2017

China pledges new funding for BRICS as group opposes protectionism

XIAMEN, China China will give $80 million in funding for BRICS cooperation plans, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, while the bloc of five emerging countries pledged to oppose protectionism. | Video

03 Sep 2017

China's Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

XIAMEN, China The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalization and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit being held in southeastern China.

29 Aug 2017

China's home prices to rise 6.8 percent this year as small city sales boom: Reuters poll

BEIJING China's home prices in 2017 are likely to rise more than previously estimated despite a flurry of government curbs to crack down on speculation, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, soothing fears the economy would slow sharply.


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