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Trip Delayed
Mandarin is the dominant language as the crowd murmurs and shuffles past the fair maiden, smartphones held aloft for a snapshot. But this is not a red-carpet event for China’s latest starlet, it is Paris’ Louvre Museum, specifically the Mona Lisa exh
CKGSB Knowledge - China Business and Economy8 min de lectureTechnology & Engineering
The Tesla Model
At an event held at Tesla’s brand-new Shanghai factory on January 7, CEO Elon Musk was recorded busting out some awkward dance moves onstage to celebrate the deliveries of the first China-made Model 3 cars. The video instantly went viral, and if the
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The Power of Individuals
Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a public benefit corporation headquartered in New York with offices around the world. He is also the co-founder of GetUp!, an Australian political organization with more members than all of Austral
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The Road to Poverty Alleviation
One of the great successes of China in recent decades has been the sharp rise in prosperity across previously poor regions of the country, using a variety policies and initiatives to bring people into the mainstream of economic life, to provide incom
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Companies of Tomorrow
Many people study how to do business, but very few discuss the reasons behind why business is done and how to ensure the long-term sustainability of companies. The concept and purpose of corporations has changed over time and as the world responds to
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Pandemic Fallout
With the effects of COVID-19 still not yet fully seen and relations between the world’s two largest economies—the United States and China—worsening, many things are hanging in the balance right now. This issue of CKGSB Knowledge addresses several eco
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Key Findings
• In August, the CKGSB BCI saw a small rebound, increasing from 51.4 to 54.9. • The producer price index rose more than the consumer price index—a rare occurrence, revealing confidence in manufacturing. • August’s corporate financing prospects deteri
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Managing the Differences
The relationship between China and the US has been deteriorating further in the past months with escalated confrontational rhetoric and actions—some of them military—by both sides. While hopes for the world’s two largest economies to work together am
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A Positive End
The BCI is directed by Li Wei, Professor of Economics at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Recovering economic growth over the first half of the year pushed the CKGSB Business Conditions Index (BCI) in August above the confidence threshol
CKGSB Knowledge - China Business and Economy9 min de lectureWorld
Misaligned Expectations
The EU Chamber of Commerce in China, currently led by President Jörg Wuttke, was founded in 2000 by 51 member companies with a shared goal of establishing a common voice for European businesses operating in the country. It has now expanded to over 1,
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Chinese Beauty
China has a rich history in cosmetics spanning centuries. However, the second largest market for cosmetic products in the world is rapidly changing not just in terms of size, as it looks to overtake the United States, but also in terms of consumers a
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Ambitions Disrupted
Pakistan has long been the jewel in the Belt and Road Initiative’s crown with China infrastructure projects under construction spanning some 3,000 kilometers and expected to cost more than $62 billion. Then came the pandemic. Prime Minister Imran Kha
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Food Security
Massive changes in food production and demand have affected China’s position in the global food trade. Amid continuously increasing food consumption, over the past decade China has shifted from being a net exporter to a net importer, importing $104.5
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Uprooting Factories
With facemasks flying off the shelves at the beginning of the year, it dawned on the world that China was their only source of the pandemic must-haves. While Japan, Taiwan and the United States produce PPE, they did not have enough to even satisfy do
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China Data
China’s gross domestic product fell 6.8% in the first quarter as the country struggled to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, but it returned to growth in the second quarter, reaching 3.2%. China’s government has offered 12,000 scholarships to African st
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Smartphone Dominance
Throughout the recent China-US trade war, one consumer electronics product has been conspicuously exempt from Washington’s tariffs: the smartphone. In many a tweet, US President Donald Trump threatened to slap 15% levies on Chinese-made handsets, but
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Chinese Thinking
Frank Tsai, founder of the Shanghai-based China Crossroads, hub of the largest series of public lectures in Shanghai, recommends books that help readers better understand the way China understands itself Previously the Associate Director for Greater
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A Balancing Act
Hans Vriens has lived and worked in Asia since 1990 and is the founder and Managing Partner of Vriens & Partners, a leading government affairs, public policy and political risk analysis firm in South-East Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, the firm al
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Out Of Office
In early February, as the Lunar New Year holiday drew to a close and COVID-19 infections in China surged, Winnie Li found herself an unwitting participant in the world’s biggest work-from-home experiment. Li, a web developer at an e-commerce company
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Facing Down The Virus
COVID-19 is thought to have moved out of China at the beginning of the year, and while the virus quickly spread around the world, it has surprisingly not been China—with a population of 1.4 billion—which has recorded the highest number of cases and d
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An Age of Paradoxes
How has China managed to grow so fast for so long despite corruption on a large scale? That is the question Yuen Yuen Ang has addressed in her latest book, and her answer is that while all corruption is harmful, not all types of corruption impede gro
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Picking A Product
It is July, it’s a hot and humid 35°C outside the Yiwu International Trade Market in east China, but inside it is Christmas. Red, white and green stretch for as far as the eye can see in what has been called the “largest small commodity wholesale mar
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Fierce Competition
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The Key to Successful Scaling
For most of the world, the terms “Silicon Valley” and “startup” have long been synonymous. But Silicon Valley’s dominance as the “home of the startup” is being challenged across the world, and none more so than by China, which has more “unicorns” (st
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The Future Is Now
The rollout of 5G is making global headlines, with everyone now wanting to connect to the internet with the new technology, and China is at the forefront. How is the race shaping up? The battle over the installation of the next generation of telecom
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Blueprint To Success
China has taken the lead in the global shipbuilding industry, followed closely by South Korea and Japan. Will they be able to hold on to their top spot? The H1416, the largest container vessel in the world, was launched from Shanghai’s Wai Gao Qiao
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Going Global
China’s national sportswear champion, Anta, has set its sights on becoming the country’s new market leader. Will it be able to knock out the likes of Nike and Adidas to reach its goal? Anta, the leading Chinese sportswear brand, is determined to mak
CKGSB Knowledge - China Business and Economy7 min de lecture
Applying Business Logic to Philanthropy: Adream Foundation
It may not have been the goal of Adream Foundation’s founders, Pan Jiangxue and Wu Chong, to rework the philanthropic relationship between donors and recipients, but that is what they ended up doing. Their basic aim was to improve educational quality
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