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CKGSB Knowledge Fall 2015 Issue: China’s Digital Conglomerates

by CKGSB Knowledge

September 14, 2015

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The Fall 2015 issue of CKGSB Knowledge is out! It has articles and interviews like:

COVER STORY:

  • The New Empire Builders: With Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent branching out into new areas, China is witnessing the rise of a new breed of digital conglomerates

CHINA DATA:

SNAPSHOT:

  • China’s Growing Cities: The process of urbanization in China has been one of the most significant in history

CHINA INSIGHT:

  • Needing a Lift Up: A persistent provincial divide remains in China despite decades of government intervention
  • Revenue Streaming: Expensive investments and licensing agreements are putting pressure on China’s culture of free online music and video
  • Banking on Development: The China-led AIIB looks to be a win for both Asia and China
  • Hunger Games: Despite a policy of grain self-sufficiency, China has a growing appetite for the world’s food
  • The Chinternet of Things: Can China be a global leader in the Internet of Things?
  • Made in China 2.0: As manufacturing in the country struggles, China’s leaders want to move it up the value chain
  • Sky’s the Limit: Shenzhen-based DJI is the world leader in the nascent consumer drone market. How did it get there?

BUSINESS BAROMETER:

  • Cooling Optimism: Businesses remain confident in the face of difficulties, but only just

CONVERSATIONS:

DOWNTIME:

  • Game On: With the lifting of a 14-year long games console ban, Sony and Microsoft are finally taking on the mainland video game market

BOOKSHELF:

  • Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel, tells us which books give a reality check

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