As China changes, companies are being forced to adopt China Plus One strategies and look at other countries for manufacturing.
This week, all eyes were on the 2014 China GDP figure, which at 7.4% was lower than the target of 7.5%; Tencent created a mini ad frenzy on WeChat; and LeTV’s electric car plans inched a step closer to fruition.
In 2014, China’s GDP grew at 7.4%, the slowest in the last 24 years. We take a look at China’s GDP as a proportion of global GDP over the years.
This week, Lei Jun triggered memories of Steve Jobs at the launch of the new Xiaomi Note where he also discussed the company’s future; taxi-hailing app Kuaidi Dache got a fresh cash infusion; and the eternal question made a comeback: does China need more stimulus?
History shows that the world goes through cycles that repeat themselves. And from these cycles emerges the next superpower.
Our little year-end quiz will tell you if you are up-to-date on Chinese business news ranging from Alibaba’s mega IPO to China’s economic growth.
What does the prominence of successful business women, despite pressures from society and family, say about the glass ceiling in China?
Uber has plunged headlong into China’s immensely complex and hypercompetitive transportation and taxi app market. Can it win?
The CKGSB Business Conditions Index shows that after a challenging year, Chinese entrepreneurs have regained some of their confidence, but only just.
This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single’s Day sales; and Xiaomi announced its intent to invest in Youku-Tudou.