Archive for February, 2011

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From GDP, Wages & Netizens, To Groupon, Huawei & M&A)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Please read on for our pick of last weeks China Business stories: 5. Number 2 RT @BeyondBrics: It’s official: China has overtaken Japan (Also see: Big, bigger, PPP RT @BeyondBrics: China is bigger than you may think ; Place your bets (seriously) RT @BeyondBrics: You bet: when will China top the US? […]

Guest Post: Helen Wang & The Chinese Dream

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

The China Business Services bookshelf has a new addition (as previoulsy noted) in the form of Helen Wang’s book “The Chinese Dream”. It is a good read, with an informed, personal perspective on China’s growth, and on the rising power of China’s middle class. In this guest post Helen introduces the book, and shares some […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Overtaking Japan, WTO Cases & Risky Rice, To Drought, Groupon & Due Diligence)

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Our weekly selection of China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter feed follows: 1. RT @UKTI_JGordon: The commodity factor RT @BeyondBrics: China trade: now for the bad news (Also see: @FT Financial Times China trade surplus drops on strong imports: China’s trade surplus fell in January because of soaring import dem… 2. Number […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Green Plans, Espionage & Corruption, To Huawei, Zijin & McDonald’s)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In case you missed it, while enjoying some Chinese New Year holidays, here is our latest pick of last weeks news: 1. Environment RT @GreenerChina: Q&A: Energy, Water, and China’s Economy #china #consumption (Also see: @ChinaDailyUSA China will invest $608 billion in water conservation projects over next 10 years; Emissions infographic RT @latestchina: […]

Happy Year of The Rabbit!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Wishing all our readers a very successful Rabbit year. And hoping not too many of you got stuck on public transport…Read on to see what you (hopefully) may have missed: • Rail Chaos as Millions of Chinese Travellers Head for Home – Audio Slideshow: Tania Branigan and Dan Chung of th… • @chinaSMACK New: […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Provincial Growth, National Inflation & Import Growth, To Investment Risks, Politics & Statistics)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Our weekly news review follows (for those of you not enjoying Chinese New Year holidays…): 1. GDP & 5YP: RT @caixinmediafeed: 10 provincial governments, mostly in Central and Western China…to double GDP…2011 and 2015. 2. Inflation: Minimum (wage) harmony RT @eobserver: People’s Daily Online – 30 Provinces Increased Minimum Wage in 2010 (See […]