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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 Accounting, Tariffs & Trains, To The Party, Spies & Fraud)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Here follows another update, from last week’s top posts on our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Accounting Guidelines @chinahearsay Stan Abrams Latest China Hearsay: New Accounting Firm Guidelines: Protectionism or Quality Control? http://bit.ly/mNnrQV (also see: You can account on it! RT @China_Daily: China sets guideline for accounting businesses http://tinyurl.com/5vqxeab) Localisation & KFC (& Walmart) RT @Chinalyst: KFC […]

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. http://xpo.sh/1rw (also see: Stats RT @WSJAsiaBiz: Chinese GDP Data: How Reliable? http://on.wsj.com/kykbk2 Inflation RT @Changing_China: China inflation may top […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Environment, Power & RMB, To Corruption, Control & Hacks)

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Environment: RT @greenlawchina: Nice post from @jonathanwatts on China’s state of environment report http://t.co/uu3CqYd (also see: South-North Diversion RT @CDTGreen: Ambitious Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern http://twurl.nl/w376xf) Power: RT @chrisrbrown: China’s power shortage problems see no signs […]

China The Biggest: Trade Marks (Not To Mention Bordeaux Imports)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The latest in our “Biggest” series of posts highlight’s China’s rise as a producer of trade marks…and a consumer of wines. According to Peoples’ Daily: “China took the top spot in the world for the total number of trademark applications and valid trademark registrations at the end of last year…IPR authorities in China received over […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Provincial Growth, National Inflation & Import Growth, To Investment Risks, Politics & Statistics)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Our weekly news review follows (for those of you not enjoying Chinese New Year holidays…): 1. GDP & 5YP: RT @caixinmediafeed: http://bit.ly/hHDqAM 10 provincial governments, mostly in Central and Western China…to double GDP…2011 and 2015. 2. Inflation: Minimum (wage) harmony RT @eobserver: People’s Daily Online – 30 Provinces Increased Minimum Wage in 2010 http://goo.gl/MkIP3. (See […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From PPP, RMB & GDP, To Risk, Control & Taxes)

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Read on for our regular review of last week’s news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter feed: 1. PPP perceptions RT @BeyondBrics: Has China already overtaken the US? http://bit.ly/fyzXZi 2. GDP guesses RT @InfoseekChina: China’s Economic Growth to Slow to 8.7% in 2011 From 10%, World Bank Says http://tinyurl.com/4w275yd (Also see: GDP RT @shanghaidaily: China’s economic growth […]

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) […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Price Controls, Spending Plans & Tariff Blocks, To Tier 2, Buying Brands & Wikileaks)

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

A (very) quick review of last week’s news (it has been a busy week!): 1. Inflation RT @BullishChina: Wal-Mart Among Companies Facing China Price Controls – Bloomberg http://sns.ly/1RQ62 2. 5YP, 7 industries RT @BullishChina: China Has $1.5 Trillion Spending Plan, Reuters Says – BusinessWeek http://sns.ly/2RQ69 3. WTO RT @shaunrein: WTO Blocks EU Tariffs on Chinese […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Inflation Baskets, Investments

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

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% […]