Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Tiring Trade Wars & Visa Crackdowns to ODI, Big Banks, Innovation & A Little Alibaba Magic)

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Blogging has been taking a back seat to business over the past couple of weeks. With travel in China, combined with pressures to deliver projects before the oncoming national holidays (we are not complaining!), it has been a challenge to get online (though our tweets have continued to flow!). But, finally, here is out latest roundup of China business news…

1. Innovation: IPR RT @UKTI_JGordon Up 19% in H1 RT @China_Daily Patent applications rising in China http://bit.ly/E7eHA

2. Protectionism: Tiring talks RT @caijingonline Economist: WTO Likely to Rule in Favor of China in Tariff Dispute http://bit.ly/jSdiz (More background on this here: RT DanielRFeldman: RT @raykwong “Burning Rubber: Proposed Duties on Chinese Tires Whiff of Senseless Protectionism” http://bit.ly/8cxMm)

3. Autos: ODI RT @christinelu: “TIMELINE: China car makers eye global brands” [Reuters] Chinese companies are window shopping http://bit.ly/LwVrr

4. Resources: ODI RT @markturok: Chinalco to start construction on $2.2bn copper mine… http://tr.im/yXj3 < ...Chinalco's first investment in Peru. 5. RT @China_Daily: China’s holdings of US debt exceed $800b http://bit.ly/jjIvx

6. Going Global: RT @raykwong: Four of the world’s top 10 banks by market cap are Chinese. http://bit.ly/G6g5S

7. ODI RT @ftchina: Venezuela says signs new $16bn China oil deal http://bit.ly/2p50UR

8. Alibaba magic RT @cwr Alibaba Turns 10, Aims To Create 100 Million Jobs, Employ 10 Million People http://bit.ly/Jn3nQ (A lot of Alibaba news recently, including: @TheLexColumn: Should Alibaba investors be worried that the head honcho has sold shares? http://bit.ly/C9NEf @chinaeconreview: Alibaba’s Jack Ma cashes in some stock for family, charity http://bit.ly/vRXGx)

9. Compliance: Got visa worries? RT @DanHarris: RT @Chinalyst: How China’s Birthday And Shanghai’s Expo Are Good For The Legal Business http://cli.gs/zTLr9

10. ODI: RT @UKTI_JGordon: ODI RT @China_Daily: China’s outbound investment totals $183.97b http://bit.ly/DAWuv

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