Archive for the 'Research' Category

“Risky Business in China”

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

China risk is getting more attention these days, as foreign firms get caught up in bribery, food and work safety scandals, accounting frauds, as well as anti-trust investigations and, in some cases, government (and state-owned enterprise) procurement bans and the arrest of senior foreign executives. Businesses are having to re-evaluate their China risk exposure, and […]

Report: “Xi Jinping – The New Era, The power emerging from the 18th Congress”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

China’s leadership transition has been completed, and a new team will lead China’s approach to a variety of pressing economic, social and political challenges. We are pleased to present a recently published report from China Trade Winds: “Xi Jinping – The New Era, The power emerging from the 18th Congress”, detailing the background to the […]

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… http://bit.ly/dRuHgm 2. Inflation RT @ftchina: China raises rates to tackle […]

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 GDP, 5YP & RMB, To Espionage, Innovation & Wealth)

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Read on for our weekly pick of China business news: 1. GDP RT @BullishChina: China’s 2010 GDP growth likely to reach 10 pct, says central bank chief – Xinhua News Agency http://sns.ly/T6B742011 view (See also: RT @forbesasia: RT @christinelu: “Three Big Risks to China’s Economy In 2011” by @shaunrein — http://ow.ly/3z689) 2. 5YP & energy […]

After The 2010 Review, The 2011 View

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

One of these days we may have time to expand on this, but time is short (and clients are demanding), so please feel free to browse these links (which we have been collecting from Twitter) at your leisure… Looking back at 2010 (again – see “10 for 10: Our Christmas List of China Lists” & […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Chindia, Trade & Technology, To Online Retail, Social Media & Rural Marketing)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Welcome to our weekly news review – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets twitter stream. 1. China & India RT @WSJChina: Wen: India Deals Worth $16 Billion http://on.wsj.com/fpP8rE (see also: ODI calling RT @WSJChina: Huawei to Invest $2 Billion in India http://on.wsj.com/gDLi8x ; RT @ftasiapacific: China signs $35bn in deals with Pakistan http://bit.ly/gTVxNn) […]

Christmas (China) List Bonus: Buzzwords (And More)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Last week we posted “10 for 10: Our Christmas List of China Lists”. As anticipated, we have found a few more year-in-review posts to share: 1. Internet Buzzwords RT @chinaSMACK: New: 2010’s Top 10 Chinese Internet Buzzwords & Catchphrases http://bit.ly/fjGK1M 2. People @allroads 10 People Changing the Face of China from @bigthink http://tinyurl.com/3xrqcym 3. Google […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Investment, Inflation & Taxes, To IPOs, Ethics & Technology Transfer)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Welcome to our weekly news review – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets twitter stream. 1. Economy RT @newschina China’s urban fixed-asset investment up 24.9% in first 11 months: http://bit.ly/gUmpIM…realestate and rail construction… (see also: RT @newschina: Chinese fiscal deficit likely to decrease in 2011 – People’s Daily Online: http://bit.ly/h55xS1) 2. 5-Year Plan: […]