Joel Backaler, a leading expert on China´s outbound investments, will be visiting Europe in October and has still some time slots available for speeches. He will be visiting London and Dublin in the week of October 5, and Brussel and Amsterdam in the week of October 13.
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China´s rich are leaving the motherland in a higher speed than ever, and pollution is one of the major driver behind this spike in emigration, notes China´s rich list founder Rupert Hoogewerf in Time.
When China´s rich set up shop abroad, they often follow a pattern, explains Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf in the China Daily. The first step in that process is sending their children to a specific country, to explore the situation. That is why education is a key tool for the emigration process.
Does Britain still matter to China, wonders author Zhang Lijia in a piece for the BBC. “Is London still that foggy,” many Chinese wonder. At least the mutual relations remain foggy between both countries, writes Zhang Lijia.
UK trade missions are tumbling over each other in China, and British brands try to sell their Britishness to the Chinese consumer. China marketing specialist Tom Doctoroff does not think that will work, he tells the BBC.
When UK premier David Cameron had a cup of tea with the Dalai Lama earlier this year, the China trade was hit badly. As one UK trade missions are tumbling over each other this month in China, human rights are no longer a popular subject, notes business analyst Ben Cavender in CNBC.
Paris and Europe in general are losing track as hot spots for buying luxury goods, as the crisis hits China’s middle class, and consumers move from luxury goods to lifestyle, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in WSJ. “Why buying expensive goods, if you cannot have clean water and air?”
Students at Eton and other elite colleges in the UK, the US and Switzerland might be heading for holidays, their places are taken over by summer school students, increasingly Chinese. WSJ wealth editor Wei explores with Shanghai-based organizer William Vanbergen this recent trend. Exams and tests have to limit the numbers.
The UK might be lagging in attracting Chinese tourists, a great city like London can still do more to accommodate those tourists who take the initial barriers to the island. Hospitality specialist Roy Graff spells out some tips for the city in the ChinaContact newsletter.
Chinese tourists not only boom in numbers, they are much harder to understand, as their wishes diversify. China hospitality expert Roy Graff discusses at the China Weekly Hangout the place of governments, travel agents and the tourists themselves.