Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Inflation Baskets, Investments

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China news, unlike a Chinese river, never runs dry. This week’s review of last week’s (tweeted) news touches on the increasingly sensitive issue of (possibly under-reported) inflation, the figures behind the fears (is the CPI basket fit for purpose), and looks at some possible policy responses. Also covered is investment, both inward FDI (up 7.9% in October, and with an official stamp of M&A approval for Diageo) and outward ODI & M&A (with a detailed report). The end-of-year, annual reviews kick off with some reminiscences on economic crimes and corruption; a US survey highlights barriers to market, and we include a report on technology transfer risks. We finish up with a nice piece from China Law Blog on intellectual (lost) property, and some “imaginative” financial reporting associated with US-listed Chinese companies.

1. Basket case RT @eobserver: Reading: Caixin – report on the current flaws with the way China’s CPI is calculated… http://ow.ly/3bEFt (see also: eobserver Headlines: China Securities Journal – NDRC Rumored to be Mulling Price Controls and Other “anti-inflationary” Measures http://ow.ly/3al2Y (see also) RMB, CPI RT @ChinaDailyUSA …the fluctuation…of exchange rate can be further broadened to help curb rising inflation. http://bit.ly/a08Tc )

2. FDI RT @21cbhchinanews: #China ‘s FDI Up 7.9% in Oct, 15th Consecutive Monthly Rise http://dlvr.it/8fMP4 (Cheers to an FDI majority RT @21cbhchinanews: Diageo Receives Approval for Lifting Stake in Quanxing Group http://dlvr.it/8Xz9L)

3. ODI review RT @BeijingReview: Chinese companies expand abroad to establish a global foothold in foreign markets http://bit.ly/9Ac3xf

4. M&A RT @MalcolmMoore: Chinese takeovers, from the Economist http://is.gd/h65zo

5. Scandals: Memories! RT @ChinaDailyUSA: Here are the 10 top scandals in China’s economic community 2010…http://bit.ly/9JviwX

6. Corruption: RT @China_Elections: Corruption in China: The Year in Review China Elections and Governance http://t.co/q8BgIaW)

7. Barriers: USCBC RT @ChinaDailyUSA: Survey: Many US companies are increasingly concerned with barriers in…the Chinese market. http://bit.ly/aZjb5f

8. Tech transfer: GreenLeapFwd WSJ on how #China’s high-speed rail industry is beating Europeans and Japanese at their own game http://on.wsj.com/ajxPsN #energy #rail

9. IP pain RT @ranjoran: When a China factory invokes IP ownership http://bit.ly/bhHTga

10. Financial fiddling: @niubi US Listed Chinese firms Attracting Scrutiny, Lawsuits http://bit.ly/dec2ro most 1s brought out by Roth, Rodman Renshaw, Global Hunter?

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  2. yourguidetochina Says:

    An interesting collection of tweet. Thanks.

    Steve
    http://www.YourGuideToChina.com

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