Two experts—Anthony Liu from CKGSB and Martin K. Dimitrov from Tulane University—explore the impact of the $400 billion natural gas deal on China and Russia relations.
Why the Germans, winners of the 2014 football World Cup, are so good at the other game the world cares about—business.
This week, China industrial production figures revealed a slower growth from last year; Lenovo and Tencent reported profits while sportswear manufacturer Li-Ning suffered yet another battering; and Alibaba restructured its relationship with Alipay. The Macro Picture China’s GDP growth bounced back to the target rate of 7.5% in the second quarter, but newly released data […]
A look at the China data that you should care about. From China’s burgeoning commodity exports to the changing profile of migrant workers. Also, a look at the apps that are gaining traction in this vibrant tech market and some good news there for caffeine addicts. Now, let’s reach out for that latte! (All the data pertains to the […]
China and Brazil’s relations have been characterized by an ‘imperfect interdependence’ thus far. How will that change going forward? Last April, Brazilian and Chinese Foreign Ministers met in Brasilia to launch the ‘First Strategic Global Dialogue’ between the two countries. Sino-Brazilian strategic dialogues would now be held annually, providing China and Brazil the occasion to regularly meet […]
According to former Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman Stephen Roach, China is transitioning to a more stable economic model with a greater—and healthier—emphasis on consumption and services. China’s economy is showing more signs of slowing down, but it’s the interpretation of the slowdown that really matters. Some, like billionaire investor George Soros, warn that China’s economy is “running out […]
An abrupt slump in China’s exports in the first half of 2013 raises questions over the role of exports as the country’s main economic growth driver. Business last year was the worst that Yang can remember since she began working for Yongli Suitcase in Wenzhou, a coastal city renowned for its freewheeling entrepreneurialism, eight years […]
You are invited to download the September 2013 issue of CKGSB Magazine. It features articles and interviews like: COVER STORY: The End of Exports?: As China pushes to become an economy based on consumption, what happens to exports? SNAPSHOT: China’s Urban Layers: An infographic showing the different phases and facets of China’s urbanization story. CHINA INSIGHT: Bolshie in […]
Tong Ren Tang is a household name in China. The pharmacy specializing in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been around since 1669. Legend has it that Tong Ren Tang was set up as the royal pharmacy for the palace of the Qing Dynasty. The dynasty came and went, but Tong Ren Tang withstood the test […]
China’s dominance of world seafood production challenged by weaker export markets, rising costs and competition Landy Chow plucks a shrimp and carefully checks the wriggling creature’s body length and weight. The weight and the skin seem right, nods Chow before returning the gray-brown creature to the pond. The shrimp, one of millions he’s bought from […]