Archive for the 'Investment' Category

Risky Business In China – A Guide To Due Diligence

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Worried about risk in China? If so, this upcoming book by China Business Services founder (and China Business Blog editor), Jeremy Gordon, is for you. “Risky Business in China – A Guide To Due Diligence”, will be Published by Palgrave in September 2014: “Risk is a major reason that companies fail in, or fail to […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, Inflation & Appreciation, To Floods, Fraud & Food)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Better late than never, and thanks to long trips and tight deadlines, this post covers the week before last. Read on for news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: FDI RT @iichina: China May FDI Grows 13.43Pct Inflation RT @shanghaidaily: Full story: May inflation up 5.5%, rise in interest rate likely. (also see: Feeding […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Growth, Surplus & Design, To Real Estate, Risks & Testing Times)

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: GDP RT @shanghaidaily: World Bank predicted that China’s economic growth will slow to 9.3% this year from 10.3% last year. (also see: Stats RT @WSJAsiaBiz: Chinese GDP Data: How Reliable? Inflation RT @Changing_China: China inflation may top […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, M&A & Gold, To Damn Dams, Food Scandals & Rich Clubs)

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: FDI RT @shanghaidaily: FDI in China grew 26.03% year-on-year to reach US$38.8 bln during first 4 months of this year. (see also: TheEIU_China The EIU China China’s hot money flows are driven by Chinese avoiding tax, disguising export […]

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

Friday, May 13th, 2011

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 (see also: RMB RT @NiuB: HSBC Says Yuan to be Among Top Three Int’l Currencies Caixin; RT @ftchina: China trade surplus surges to $11.4bn […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Census, Prices & Power, To Unions, Logistics & Internet IPOs)

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Our weekly China business news review follows, with our pick of our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream 1. Census: RT @islandchic: Almost 2 Maldives. RT @olbion: Exactly 593,832 laowai live in China. (See also: @TheEIU_China The EIU China #China’s urbanisation rate was 49.7% in 2010 according to the census, in line with previous EIU estimate of […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, FX & GDP, To Strikes, Facebook & Overwork)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Our weekly pick of (last week’s) China business tweets follows: 1. FDI up 33% RT @chinahearsay: Bloomberg | Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises to $12.5 Billion 2. FX: $3 trillion RT @BullishChina: China central bank gov says FX reserves excessive: report – Reuters 3. GDP, stats RT @NiuB: China Partly Lifts Veil […]

The EIU on China’s Housing Boom

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The EIU kindly sent us a copy of their new report on China’s housing boom (not an overblown bubble), and some introductiory details (below). It is a very topical issue, and a good follow-up to the previous report on fast-growing cities (CHAMPS – that we noted here). “Fears of a major housing bubble in China […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Inflation, Property Prices & Pay, To 5-Year Plans, FDI Guidance & Luxury Goods)

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Briefly (and belatedly, due to a bit of a break from the blog while on the road over the past month) here is the pick of the past week’s business news. 1. GDP RT @ChinaTodayNews: ADB Raises China’s GDP Growth Forecast to 9.6%, Highlights Challenges… 2. Inflation RT @ftchina: China raises rates to tackle […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Propaganda, Targets & Migrants, To LinkedIn, Best Buy & Alibaba)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Please read on for our review of last week’s news from our ChinaBlogTweetsTwitter feed: 1. A different China map RT @TheEconomist: Which countries match the GDP, population and exports of China’s provinces? 2. Sustainable 7 RT @damianholmes: China eyes 7% annual growth from 2011 to 2015 – 3. Propaganda: RT @ftchina: China […]