Archive for the 'General' Category

Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Merry Christmas! We wish all our clients, partners, friends and readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – and thank you for your support over the past 10 years (how time flies!). As usual for Christmas we are supporting two charities: The Mothers’ Bridge of Love and The Peach Foundation – both […]

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 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 http://goo.gl/fb/KD6oM Inflation RT @shanghaidaily: Full story: May inflation up 5.5%, rise in interest rate likely. http://xpo.sh/1sh (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. 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 […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Prices, Power & Water, To Fraud, Foxconn & Food)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: GDP 9.4% RT @beyondbrics: Better late than never: Goldman cuts China forecast http://on.ft.com/k3OrJD Inflation Prices, Unilever, inflation, policy RT @ftchina: Beijing softens stance on price increses http://on.ft.com/kPeMu1 (see also: Inflation RT @caixinmediafeed: Caixin: CICC economist…China’s annual average CPI will […]

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. http://xpo.sh/1qw (see also: TheEIU_China The EIU China China’s hot money flows are driven by Chinese avoiding tax, disguising export […]

Chopsticks Club China Recruitment Event

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Our old friends at the Chopsticks Club are putting on their first China recruitment fair on 29 June, in London. Judging by all the emails we get from people looking for China-related jobs (and from headhunters looking for candidates) they should get a good turnout. As they put it: “This Event will have huge benefits […]

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 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) […]

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. http://goo.gl/0D0XD (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 […]