This Little Pig Went On Holiday for a Week

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Chinese New Year is upon us again, and with it one of the “golden weeks” of the Chinese calendar (which it seems will remain for the moment). Expect things to go quiet from the 17th. And to be a little bit painfully slow before and after. (But do not expect Dan Harris to take a […]

Happy New Year (Projections)

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

Having enjoyed an extended blog holiday over Christmas (guilty as charged by the China Law Blog!) it is good to be back in blogging mode – but challenging to catch up with a China that has carried on at its usual rapid pace. Many more posts will follow, but a scan of recent news indicates […]

Season’s Greetings!

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Best wishes to all our clients, partners, readers and friends! This year we are not mailing Christmas cards – due to the environmental (not to mention administrative) damage it would create…instead we are sending e-cards, and are continuing our support of charitable causes in China – specifically the Peach Foundation and Mother Bridge of Love. […]

National UK-China Business Conference, October 26th 2006, London

Monday, October 16th, 2006

London will offer a rare opportunity to hear from a senior official of the National Development Reform Commission (NDRC), when its Vice Chairman, Peng Sen, speaks at the National UK-China Business Conference on October 26th (see details below). China Business Services is supporting the event, and I will be speaking in two of the workshops […]

Chatham House Conference: Building China’s Communications and Information Future

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

The China Business Blog is pleased to support the upcoming Chatham House conference on “Building China’s Communications and Information Future”. It will be held in London on 23 and 24 October, 2006 in Association with the Asia-Pacific Technology Network and the China Europe International Business School. The Chatham House website notes: Technology is at the […]

US Policy on ‘Dual Use’ Exports to be Explained

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

I have previously commented on the risks of new trade restrictions in relation to China – including new regulations on the sale of US technology (see more here). The situation has not been very clear (to say the least) so it is interesting to see the latest news from China Law Blog, which has posted […]

Anti-Monopoly Law Interview on Bloomberg TV

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

I was invited to do an interview on Bloomberg TV on Friday, and to share my views on China’s proposed anti-monopoly law (more on which can be found here). In case you were not glued to your screen, and missed it, here are some points I think are worthy of note: • The development of […]

Update & Offer for Business China Expo

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Note: The dates for this event are being changed, and will be updated in due course. Should you already be traveling to Cannes, please let me know, as it may be possible to arrange a meeting. I have already noted that China Business Services is sponsoring this event, and that I will be speaking at […]

The First International Logistics China Congress 2006

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

China Business Services is pleased to announce that we will be a partner for The First International Logistics China Congress (ILCC) in Beijing from October 18-20, 2006. The Chinese transportation and logistics market has been growing at an exponential rate over the past few years, fueled by the Chinese government reforms and opening up of […]

Meet China in Europe at Business China Expo

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Note: The dates for this event are being changed, and will be updated in due course. Should you already be traveling to Cannes, please let me know, as it may be possible to arrange a meeting. China Business Services is delighted to be a partner of Business China Expo – which takes place September 28-29 […]