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Why China might still outperform India – Shaun Rein

After decades of stellar growth in China, some analysts have start to suggest India might actually overtake as the global economic wonder. Business analyst Shaun Rein is not on their side, he tells in CNBC, and explains why China might outperform India also in the future. What is his take on India?

China´s creativity revolution – Shaun Rein

Innovation and creativity have been changing China profoundly, says business analyst Shaun Rein, author of The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia. And those changes are about to change the rest of the world too, he tells the Globe and Mail.

Volatile Alibaba shares – Shaun Rein

Alibaba shares have gone up since their massive IPO, but the situation is very volatile, says business analyst Shaun Rein, according to the Drum. The hedge funds are waiting for their chances, and they might come soon as the company releases its figures on Thursday.

How to break the lock-down mode – Shaun Rein

China´s much needed anti-corruption drive has now put the country into a lock-down mode, and new projects have halted, tells business analyst Shaun Rein at CNBC. The cut in the reserve ratio ratio (RRR) this weekend is one way for a kickstart, although nobody know what will really work.

Weak labor market can threaten social stability – Shaun Rein

China´s economy entered a downward trend in February. And while a lower economic growth might still be alright, the real danger lies in a weaker labor market and pressure on social stability, says business analyst Shaun Rein in the Voice of America.

Closing the Yahoo Beijing office only makes sense – Shaun Rein

Yahoo has announced it will close its remaining Beijing R&D facility. A move that only makes sense, given the poor shape the former internet giant is in now, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in Livemint. 300 People are going to lose their jobs.

Why the Apple watch will be a hit in China – Shaun Rein

Apple´s latest iPhone has been a huge success in China, after the company had more problems entering the China market earlier. But the Apple Watch is going to be a success, expects business analyst Shaun Rein, according to Bloomberg.

IPhone 6 key gift for Chinese New Year – Shaun Rein

A reasonable price and still a premium, those are the assets of the iPhone 6 as a key gift for Chinese New Year business analyst Shaun Rein notes at CNBC. “The anti-corruption drive is more serious than most analysts realize,” said Rein.

Apple leaves troublesome past behind – Shaun Rein

For a long time, Apple did not get it right in China. Business analyst Shaun Rein notes that now the American giant is doing things right and ships more smartphones to China, even more than Xiaomi. From Mercury News.

Why low-income consumers are hot – Shaun Rein

Much on the consumer debate in China focuses on the high-income buyers. Time to change that, says retail analyst Shaun Rein, and author of The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia. Spending power of low-income consumers is going up fast, he tells KTUU.