Against the backdrop of the trade dispute with the United States and a slowing economy, China is opening up key sectors to foreign companies in the hopes of raising the possibility of further foreign investment.
With the growth of China’s economy came a host of new jobs, raising millions of people out of poverty. How are businesses cashing in on the now massive lower-middle income demographic?
Pei Ling Tin, a Singaporean Member of Parliament and an active contributor to Singapore-China relations, explores the future of the China-ASEAN relationship.
Trade tariffs, rising labor costs, COVID-19 and other factors have caused manufacturers in China to consider diversifying their supply chains. To what extent will Southeast Asia benefit from this shift?
Craig Allen, President of the US-China Business Council, looks at the impact on businesses of deteriorating relations between the world’s two largest economies.
The demand for wine among Chinese consumers is growing, creating an opportunity for wineries in the country as people look beyond imports.
Fu Chengyu, Professor of Management and director of the Research Center on Governance and Management of Large Corporations at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, recently shared his insights on the “Impact of the Oil Market Shock on the Global Economy.” His webinar attracted over 440,000 online viewers. Fu Chengyu has more than 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including as chairman of Chinese oil and gas enterprise Sinopec and chairman and CEO of the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). During the webinar, Professor Fu discussed the long term impact of the COVID-19 crisis on oil prices and how the dramatic fall in price has been a big plus for the Chinese economy.
Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new offline retail food store chain, Freshippo (Hema in Chinese), with stores operating on cutting-edge innovations.
The COVID-19 crisis turned taking online classes from being a mere option to becoming an absolute necessity. What does this mean for businesses working in the education technology sector?
Kevin Nolan is President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Appliances, a subsidiary of Haier, the world’s largest appliance manufacturer. Here he discusses the integration of GE Appliances into Haier and the opportunities it creates.
The challenge that the world now faces is the result of the confluence of many disparate issues. To meet it will require global wisdom and collective actions by us all, starting now.
China is the world’s top consumer of pork. What has the impact of African swine flu been on the meat industry and food security in the country?
A steep economic slowdown is exacerbating the problems for once-golden startups in the sharing economy, from those offering shared office space to shared umbrellas In China’s sharing economy, it is no longer possible to just share and share alike. The concepts encompassed by the phrase “sharing economy” inspired a huge injection of investment funds […]
Dexter Roberts, author of The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World looks at China’s economy and how its capitalism differs from anywhere else in the world With China and the United States seeing their relative levels of power on the world stage converge and their political differences […]
A Commentary on globalization and the World After COVID-19 by Zhou Li, the Assistant Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.
China has for the first time taken the top position in the Nature Index as the biggest producer of high-quality research in chemistry. What will the future of China science look like?
China has taken the lead in the global shipbuilding industry, followed closely by South Korea and Japan. Will they be able to hold on to their top spot?
Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, past member of the Thai Parliament and founder of the first future studies research institute in South-East Asia, explores leadership building in ASEAN.
China’s economy today is driven more by domestic consumption than exports. To what extent are exports still vital to China’s growth? China’s phenomenal growth and rising prosperity over the past four decades was kickstarted by export manufacturing. This remains a crucial part of the economy even though domestic demand is becoming ever more important. But […]
Chinese pet owners are increasingly spending money on products and services to improve the lives of their beloved animal companions. Pampered pooches have become beloved members of many Chinese families, and the pet care industry is booming as a result.