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Tuesday, June 30, 1998

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  • Clinton Gets Down to Business in China

    President Clinton arrived in Shanghai today, shifting the focus of his China trip to business. Chinese and U.S. government and company representatives have signed $1.1 billion in business deals. The biggest consists of 10 new orders for Boeing jets.

  • Levi Strauss Returns Production to China

    Levi Strauss and Company’s announcement April 8 that it would resume production in China sent shock waves through the human and labor rights communities, raising serious concerns about the company’s integrity. With great fanfare Levi’s pulled out of China in 1993 because, in their words, it could not ensure that its employees, or those working on its behalf, would not be subjected to human rights violations.