Whether it’s the progress of technology, the rapid growth of the emerging markets, or the nature of capitalism to destroy and renew industries, the challenges of maturity have tended to be overlooked in recent years. Now, however, with many economies slowing down and the world’s population getting progressively grayer, this may need to change. In this series, we look at what it takes for businesses to navigate their middle years. In part 1, we explore what it takes to lead a mature company.
Having established their dominance at home, China’s leading tech companies are increasingly turning their gaze overseas
Examining the possible reasons behind the merger of two Chinese train manufacturers, China CNR Corp. and CSR Corp.
Chinese outbound investment in entertainment is growing phenomenally. A look at the big deals like Dalian Wanda’s purchase of US-based AMC Entertainment.
What are the likes of Lenovo, Tencent, Huawei and Alibaba buying? A look at some of the most significant Chinese outbound investment deals in technology.
Chinese outbound investment in the food and beverage sector is growing with acquisitions of marquee brands like Smithfield Foods and Weetabix.
A look at how Chinese outbound investment in auto is rising and how marquee brands like Volvo Cars and Manganese Bronze now belong to Chinese companies.
By using the principle of opportunity cost, Chinese companies can make better investment decisions.
Real estate in China has gone into a downward spiral and the slowing property market is casting a shadow over developers. On a spring afternoon in Beijing, Zhou Fang is busy hawking apartments in a new residential complex along the city’s third-ring road. He doesn’t appear to be having much luck. The buildings opened a couple months […]
The week that was: China’s growth slows further; financial regulators wrangle over debt problems; and meat processing company Shuanghai International (now known as WH Group) prepares to list in Hong Kong. China prepares for slower growth More signs of a slowing Chinese economy this week—imports and exports fell by 11.3% and 6.6% year-on-year in March, surprising […]