China Roundup: The Chinese economy and structural changes; Baidu Eye; and Apple’s New Problem
This week, figures from the HSBC/Markit PMI implied that the Chinese economy might finally be on the path to.
| Sep. 5 2014
The Role of Land Sales in Local Government Financing in China
Land sales contribute significantly to local government financing in China as well as provincial GDP targets. But this is both.
| Sep. 3 2014
China Roundup: China’s Economy May Need a Boost and Alibaba Triples Profits Ahead of IPO
This week, we contemplate whether China’s economy needs another stimulus given that the state of various economic indicators.
| Aug. 29 2014
Shaun Rein on How China Will Become an Innovative Economy
China is not known to be an innovative economy, but Shaun Rein, author of The End of Copycat China, believes.
| Aug. 25 2014
China Roundup: The Xiaomi-Ouya Tie-up; Heinz’s Baby Cereal Recalled; and Amazon’s Shanghai FTZ Entry
This week, Heinz recalled infant cereal after authorities found lead contamination; Xiaomi tied up with Ouya; Japanese auto part companies.
| Aug. 22 2014
China Roundup: China Industrial Production Slows and the Alibaba-Alipay Relationship Restructured
This week, China industrial production figures revealed a slower growth from last year; Lenovo and Tencent reported profits while sportswear.
| Aug. 15 2014
China Roundup: The Tesla China trademark row; raid on Mercedes-Benz; and rules for WeChat
This week, Mercedes-Benz faced an anti-monopoly probe; the Tesla China trademark episode finally came to an end; WeChat.
| Aug. 8 2014
Can Amazon’s Fire Phone Replicate the Kindle’s Success?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is placing big bets on the new Fire Phone. But the first challenge is to get.
| Aug. 5 2014
China Roundup: China PMI index up; raids on Microsoft and Alibaba invests in Kabam
This week, China PMI index (Purchasing Managers Index) showed a slight improvement as did the Shanghai Composite Index; Microsoft likely.
| Aug. 1 2014
Facebook’s Social Experiment: A Marketer’s Perspective
Facebook’s social experiment has angered many. But the social network may have learnt a thing or two about.
| Jul. 29 2014
InnoSpring: Bridging China and Silicon Valley
InnoSpring CEO Xiao Wang discusses the role of the first US-China tech start-up accelerator in closing the gap.
| Jul. 23 2014
China Roundup: Chinese economy grew 7.5% in Q2; Alibaba delays IPO; and another bond market default on the horizon
The week that was: the Chinese economy clocked 7.5% growth; new home prices still in a tailspin; Shanxi-based.
| Jul. 18 2014