Seminar: Alternatives to China

Monday, June 25th, 2007

The Asia Pacific Technology Network (APTN) is holding an event in London on 3 July, at which I will be speaking. Please see the details from the APTN website below: Alternatives to China: the case for other locations in Asia Conventional wisdom tells executives that their companies should have a “China + One” strategy, but […]

China is Everywhere (in London)

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Chinese products have been everywhere for some time, and Chinese companies are popping up from America to Africa, but (in London at any rate) the number of visits by government and business delegations is constantly increasing. In the last month alone, I have seen a huge delegation from Jiangsu (including a separate seminar with government […]

China Business Blog: 500 Posts & Lots of Links

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

OK, so it is a vanity post, but it is also the 500th entry on this blog – so worthy of note (in my humble opinion). Thanks to you (and lots of other readers) this site now receives over 50,000 unique visits a month (with more via feeds and readers), and plays a visible role […]

Googled on the Radio

Friday, May 11th, 2007

This morning I did a spot about Google’s China censorship on the BBC’s 5 Live radio, ”Wake Up to Money”. The show can be heard via this link, with my part being about half way through the Friday broadcast). The topic came up due to a proposition put to Google’s AGM by a shareholder (the […]

Support for Mothers’ Bridge of Love at the Edinburgh Marathon

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

As a trustee of the charity, it is my pleasure to promote the work of Mothers’ Bridge of Love, and to introduce a current fundraising initiative. The generous support of our dear readers (i.e. you) would be much appreciated by the children, and the dedicated supporters who are running on their behalf! The following is […]

Event: China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

In association with our friends at China Contact (which is the event’s European partner), China Business Services is pleased to support the China Venture Capital Forum in London on 27-28 June, 2007. The event is being put on by Zero2IPO Group and the China Venture Capital Association. According to the conference web site: “2006 was […]

Conference: The Yangtze Business Network 2007

Sunday, March 18th, 2007

I am pleased to introduce an event that may be of interest to our readers. The following details have been provided by David Lammie of Alain Charles (and the brains behind the initiative). The Yangtze Business Network 2007 A networking conference that will provide a platform for Western investors and suppliers to meet decision-makers at […]

Report: “The Future of China’s Economy – The Path to 2020”

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

We are pleased to present details of a major new China study by Global Futures and Foresight (GFF) and Fast Future – and a special offer to readers of China Business Blog, who can obtain the report at a 75% Pre-Launch Discount. The Future of China’s Economy – The Path to 2020 A Survey and […]

One For The Road In Shanghai & Beijing

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

I will be on the road next week and, amongst other things, will be out in Shanghai on Tuesday evening (20th) – and in Beijing on Friday evening (23rd) – for a drink with a few like-minded souls. If any fellow bloggers, beloved readers (or even valued clients!) would like to meet up for some […]

Presentation at LSE’s China Week

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

The China Development Society at the London School of Economics will be holding its annual “China Week” from 26 February to 2 March. Alongside a variety of other events, I (this is me) will be delivering a presentation (building on a recent theme) on 2 March, entitled “Two Faces for China FDI”. Two Faces for […]