China On The Rise
Paul Solman ReportsStreaming Video - 2006
Will the 21st century be the Chinese century? Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the rise of China as a global economic power - and the challenges that lie before it - in this timely collection of NewsHour reports. The episodes are...* China's Growing Economy: This segment spotlights the freewheeling Chinese economy - and its growing pains. * The Chinese Consumer: This segment seeks to understand Chinese consumers and how both Wal-Mart and high-end boutiques are catering to them. * The Cult of Mao Zedong: This segment illustrates how the idealism and enthusiasm of the early Mao years is influencing China's emerging free market economy. * Misinvestment in China: This segment sheds light on the Chinese government's notably opaque investment practices and the failing Shanghai Stock Exchange. * Interview with Cheng Siwei: In this segment, China's "father of venture capital" speaks on economic relations with the U.S., foreign investment, textile exports, and the revaluation of the yuan. * Piracy Explored: This segment investigates piracy of foreign intellectual property rights in China, using Viagra as a case in point. * Bumps in the Road?: This segment seriously questions whether China's economy can continue to grow at its incredible pace without major political reform.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2007
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (77 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Paul Solman reports