CKGSB’s Business Sentiment Index shows that China’s industrial economy has finally stabilized after a year of contraction.
Is there a quick fix for the Chinese economy? China’s industrial sector is still struggling against strong headwinds, but sentiment among firms is improving as the severity of overcapacity eases, a recent survey on more than 2,000 industrial firms shows. According to the survey, done by the Center on Finance and Economic Growth at Cheung […]
How the growing use of robots in China will impact different sectors of the economy, as well as the country’s robot makers.
Allen Wu, chip designer ARMʼs Greater China President, on how the company is navigating Chinaʼs increasingly treacherous environment for foreign companies.
Can increased competition in Chinese industries help the country meet its goals for greater reforms? During last November’s Third Plenum, the party’s Central Committee unveiled a blueprint for reform to drive greater economic growth in China. An important component of these reforms is an increase in market competition.While the Central Committee is perhaps thinking primarily of the […]
In China’s increasingly competitive cosmetics market who will come out ahead and who should re-evaluate? Stepping into the cosmetics section of any Shanghai-based department store means entering a brightly lit wonderland of shiny displays, impossibly beautiful faces plastered on the wall, and a barrage of demonstrations. Groups of young, fashionable girls cluster around the stands, trying […]
As manufacturing sector gets more sophisticated, companies will have to break down the barriers between low-wage and skilled labor in China. “In this industry, it’s just one or two heroes directing a bunch of knuckleheads,” says Peng Wen, a technician at a Winto Ceramics subsidiary factory in Guangdong Province’s Foshan city. Peng’s […]