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Managing Your China Business During a Global Downturn

China Now welcomes Dezan Shira & Associates as contributors. In this article from the November issue of China Briefing News they evaluate the potential impact of the global financial crisis on businesses operating in China. Much has occurred over the past few weeks, with stock markets plunging, banks in crisis and governments worldwide...

China: a reservoir of solvency and growth

In this extract from China Watch,  David Mahon, Managing Director of Mahon China Investment Management, addresses the question of how resilient the Chinese economy will be in the midst of the global financial crisis. At the beginning of this year, concerned by steep inflation of food and property prices, the Chinese leadership...

Bloomberg Analysis: China's GDP Growth

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- China's economy expanded at the slowest pace in seven years as the global recession dragged down exports, increasing pressure for more government spending and lower interest rates to buoy growth. Gross domestic product grew 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, after a 9 percent gain in the previous...

A fine balancing act

CHINESE growth was already the envy of the world. Now recession-stricken countries will be turning an even brighter green. On July 16th new figures showed China’s GDP growth quickened to 7.9% in the year to the second quarter. That is healthy enough by anyone’s standards but the headline number conceals a more astonishing rebound....

Global Megatrends: The accelerating shift of power from West to East

An era of uncertainty The world is changing more rapidly than ever. Globalization continues its march. Gaps in power between developed and emerging countries continue to narrow, driven in part by the politics and economics of energy. The financial landscape is in turmoil, driving increased regulation. Aging populations and the different...

Selling foreign goods in China

Despite widespread hope that China will help pull the world out of recession, foreigners are finding it as arduous as ever to do business there. Source: The Economist print edition  For the full story click here.

NZCTA Commentary: Making it in China by being smarter

NZCTA Commentary: Making it in China by being smarter

“The last 200 years were an aberration...the Chinese were selling silk to Cleopatra!” So commenced a highly detailed, not to say, trenchant assessment of China as a world player and as an export market by former Prime Minister Rt Hon Dame Jenny Shipley. She set the pace and indeed a benchmark at the recent NZCTA – Ernst...

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