In a recent interview in Focus Magazine, published by the China-Britain Business Council, CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang Bing discussed the rise of the private business sector in China, its achievements and strengths, and the weaknesses and challenges the private business sector will face in the coming years.

Chinese Stock Markets find themselves 60% below their 2007 peak values and with little progress in addressing regulatory and transparency issues so far. Bringing them back to vitality and sound business poses a significant policy challenge to the new Chinese leadership.

Today, Japan is China’s largest source of imports, while China has become Japan’s largest export destination and import source. In such context, cooperation and exchange between the two countries become crucial to their respective economic vitality and prospects. The China-Japan CEO roundtable provided an exceptional occasion for the top executives of the two countries to join in for a series of discussions, free exchanges and networking opportunities, fostering relations between the leading business actors of the two countries.

On July 11, CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang Bing joined Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as a speaker at the plenary session of Innoprom, where they discussed global strategies for major industrial players in the Russian economy. This is an “opportunity for the exchange of advanced technological and managerial ideas and cooperation between foreign and domestic producers,” said Mr. Medvedev when explaining the importance of this platform.

Since 1981, the Tällberg Forum, hosted by the Tällberg Foundation, has become one of the most innovative forums for global leaders. Business leaders, scientists and artists from around the world, such as former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Ikea CEO Anders Dahlvig, have gathered together on the Tällberg Forum stage.

On July 5, 2013, CKGSB will host an important roundtable discussion between Chinese and Japanese C-suite business executives. A unique and rare opportunity for leaders from the two countries to communicate and share best practices, the discussions will touch on new strategies, trends and models in the globalization of businesses, and in creating shared value.

“China’s financial market has high growth potential, and it will bring new opportunities to Korea,” according to Ou-Yang Hui, Professor of Finance at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. While speaking at the 2013 Seoul Asia Financial Forum on May 27, 2013 Professor Ou-Yang emphasized that China’s potential in the financial markets will also provide opportunities for Korean investors. And due to an international increase in the value of the Chinese Renembi, and an upsurge of confidence in the stock market, China will emerge as the new core of Asia’s financial market.

Dean Xiang Bing recently conducted an interview with Jinseo Cho for the Dong-A Business Review, Korea’s influential business magazine for C-level executives and business leaders. The interview was held on March 26, 2013 prior to his speech at the fourth Asian Leadership Conference on March 27.

Andrew Rashbass, Global CEO of The Economist Group, spoke at CKGSB’s Beijing headquarters on Monday, May 27 during a discussion on the future of media. Mr. Rashbass rarely speaks in public, so this was a unique, first-hand opportunity to get his thoughts on how traditional publishers can thrive on digital platforms.

On May 24, 2013, China Daily published an article about CKGSB's China Strategy Challenge program. Featuring Neil Selby and Oliver Shiell, who lead our London office, the article focuses on the perceptions that Chinese and Western business people have about each other.

On Thursday, May 16, hundreds of people poured into the Grand Hyatt Beijing for a public lecture titled In Search of Direction - Leadership and Innovation by Every Single Person, delivered by Professor Shalom Saada Saar, the author of the book Leading with Conviction.

May 17, 2013, Beijing—Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) was pleased to welcome the newest members of its Executive MBA and Finance MBA programs at the school’s Opening Ceremony held in Beijing on May 17.

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