The key takeaways from the 2015 Lianghui, the two annual meetings that set the agenda for the Chinese economy.
This week, Premier Li Keqiang lowered the China GDP growth target to 7% from 7.5% last year; US President Barack Obama voiced concerns over China’s proposed anti-terrorism law because of its likely impact on US technology companies; and Xiaomi entered GoPro territory.
Venture capitalists are pouring billions into start-ups and valuations are high. Are these signs of a bubble in China’s buzzing start-up sector?
As China seeks to innovate and upgrade its economy, has it developed any region that can definitively be called the Chinese Silicon Valley?
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?
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.
This week, CEO Wang Jianlin missed the opportunity to become the richest man in China when the much awaited Dalian Wanda IPO turned out to be a damp squib and Xiaomi was valued at $45 billion, way higher than Uber.
As it pushes for internationalization, what is Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi up against?
The China statistics you need to know: from data on growth in R&D spending to flagging automobile sales and China’s precious metal exports.
This week, smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi made new moves in the wearable technology space; Tencent signed a deal to boost its K-pop quotient; and NDRC placed its bets on a new plan to clean China’s smoggy skies.