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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.

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19 Jan 2018

Insight: Chinese cities' moves to ease residency curbs fuel property demand

CHENGDU/BEIJING China's provincial capitals have discovered a way to keep apartment sales booming by making it much easier for graduates to get coveted household registration permits.

18 Jan 2018

China home prices edge up in December, annual growth rate slumps

BEIJING China's housing market picked up slightly in December as mild declines in bigger metropolises stabilised and smaller cities gained some momentum, but price growth more than halved in 2017 as government curbs on speculation took effect.

17 Jan 2018

Another Chinese city admits 'fake' economic data

BEIJING A northern industrial city in China said its 2017 fiscal revenue was significantly less than it had earlier estimated partly due to "fake" additions, making a revision just days after reports of similar incidents fueled scepticism over official data.

16 Jan 2018

China's Dagong lowers U.S. sovereign ratings to Peru level following tax cuts

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Dagong Global Credit Rating Co, one of the country's major ratings firms, cut the sovereign ratings of the United States to BBB+ from A-, saying the tax reductions announced last month weakened Washington's ability to repay debt.

16 Jan 2018

China's Yunnan to inject capital in firm that missed shadow loan payments - sources

BEIJING A Yunnan state-owned investment company that defaulted last month on two trust loans has secured financing to repay those loans and is set to get 2 billion yuan in additional equity capital from the provincial government.

15 Jan 2018

EXCLUSIVE-China's Yunnan to inject capital in firm that missed shadow loan payments - sources

BEIJING, Jan 15 A Yunnan state-owned investment company that defaulted last month on two trust loans has secured financing to repay those loans and is set to get 2 billion yuan in additional equity capital from the provincial government.

13 Jan 2018

China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for four years

BEIJING China's imports from North Korea plunged in December to their lowest level in dollar terms since at least the start of 2014, with trade curbed by U.N. sanctions aimed at persuading Pyongyang to abandon its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs.

26 Dec 2017

China halts oil product exports to North Korea in November as sanctions bite

BEIJING China exported no oil products to North Korea in November, Chinese customs data showed, apparently going above and beyond sanctions imposed earlier this year by the United Nations in a bid to limit petroleum shipments to the isolated country.

22 Dec 2017

Chinese officials point fingers as gasification crisis worsens

BEIJING When an inspector from a local environmental protection bureau visited a small village in China's Shandong province in October to check on a gasification project, she said village officials became tearful in lamenting how far behind schedule they were. | Video

18 Dec 2017

Smaller cities drive China's new home prices in November, defying curbs

BEIJING Growth in China's new home prices sustained its momentum in November, with increases seen in provincial centres and smaller cities in a sign policymakers may need to step up curbs to rein in speculation in the property market.

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