Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Reserve RMB, Inflation & Fines, To Drought, Dialogue & Government Transition)

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Below is our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream:

RMB Reserve:
RMB, 2016? RT @beyondbrics: China’s renminbi: the next reserve currency http://on.ft.com/m4VlGl (see also: RMB RT @NiuB: HSBC Says Yuan to be Among Top Three Int’l Currencies Caixin http://bit.ly/iH7Bw1; RT @ftchina: China trade surplus surges to $11.4bn http://on.ft.com/jjc0Se)

Inflation:
RT @ChinaRealTime: Economists react to new China inflation numbers http://on.wsj.com/m92AC4; (see also: RT @ftasiapacific: China inflation slips slightly to 5.3% http://on.ft.com/lPDalC; RT @beyondbrics: [snap] China hikes RRR… again http://on.ft.com/lXv1mE)

Fines & Prices:
RT @NiuB: China Fines Unilever For Mentioning Price Increase. What That Means For YOU. China Law Blog http://bit.ly/m2U17m (See also: Prices again RT @ChinaDailyUSA: Proctor & Gamble may raise prices in #China as ‘last option’ due to inflation http://bit.ly/kKC4Du; @TheEIU_China China’s government won’t let prices rise, so CocaColaPepsi #Mengniu etc cut drink sizes instead to save costs http://bit.ly/kxxcgF)

Drought
RT @CDT: Drought…The Yangtze River, which carries 80% of China’s river shipping, has been closed … http://bit.ly/lD4GqX

US-China Dialogue:
RT @ChinaDailyUSA: #China, US agree to expand economic cooperation http://bit.ly/m6ZDIF (see also: RT @shaunrein: by @joCNN on what Strategic & Econ Dialogue will discuss http://bit.ly/iiwery)

Government transition:
@goldkorn Jeremy Goldkorn 金玉米 Good explanation of workings of Chinese govt. “Primer on China’s Leadership Transition” by Patrick Chovanec http://is.gd/WA6yyq

ODI on the up:
RT @chinahearsay: ODI set to overtake FDI ‘within three years’ http://goo.gl/U4sC4 (see also: ODI – resources, tech, markets: Three motives behind China’s cross-border M&As http://bit.ly/ifFPkJ China Daily)

Huawei charm offensive:
RT @chinahearsay: Huawei Plans First U.S. Ad Campaign, 500 New Hires http://goo.gl/ePDeL (see also: Huawei: Everything Everywhere RT @21cbhchinanews: Huawei Pushes Deeper into UK Telecoms Market http://dlvr.it/RHDHP)

Alibaba, fraud & governance:
RT @AlibabaTalk_UK: We unveiled a new anti-fraud plan. You can find out more on our Alizila blog: http://bit.ly/ijXmfi (see also: niubi Bill Alibaba Transferred Alipay Ownership Without Approval – Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/lK9mQQ welcome 2 china $yhoo. jerry yang paying attention?)

Facebook’s China challenges:
RT @wolfgroupasia: Seven Reasons Facebook Should Stay Home http://wp.me/pgrML-K8 (see also: @niubi Bweek-”Zuckerberg believes Facebook can be agent of change in China as it has been in countries such as Egypt & Tunisia“ bye bye China $bidu)

More of others’ updates from China can be found here:

Enovate on Weibo: @enovate This week’s Weibo Roundup is out! Watch Blackie’s and Fan Fan’s wedding, read up on the Midi festival and more… http://ow.ly/4QRei

Sinica Podcast: Ren Ren etc RT @popupchinese: Sinica – Crazed Madmen, Foreign and Domestic: http://bit.ly/m73BaS

And finally…one for fun: Cat & Mouse Horror RT @ChinaRealTime: Hello Kitty to square off with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai theme park smack-down http://on.wsj.com/jbaA38

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