Category Archives: government

Doing business in Chongqing, A Wild Ride – Bill Dodson

Bill Dodson Western companies are flocking into Central China, running into new unchartered territory, writes Bill Dodson in the China Business Services, an excerpt from his book. Local government are…

What about your contingency plan? – Bill Dodson

Bill Dodson Is your company ready when China explodes, falls into piece, or does both, Bill Dodson wonders on his weblog. What happens in your company when the natives get…

Inflation: China’s nightmare – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein addresses at CNBC China’s largest nightmare, inflation, as real estate prices and wages go up. But he remains optimistic about the country’s…

Google is not in charge in China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Google was wrong when it behaved in China as if it was calling the shots, says Shaun Rein to Marketplace, as yet another Google…

Can China deliver on its five-year plan? – Helen Wang

Helen Wang Increased domestic consumption and sustainable growth are key in the country’s new five-year plan. But can it deliver on two critical issues, beating inflation and affordable housing, author…

Why China is not collapsing – Shaun Rein

Image by Fantake via Flickr The main difference between Tunesia, Egypt, Libya on one hand and China? Most Chinese support their government, argues Shaun Rein in CNBC in response to…

Jasmine might still shock China – Howard French

Howard French by Fantake via Flickr Most commentators have dismissed the so-called Jasmine revolution as an instant failure. Howard French argues in The Atlantic there is more to it than…

Consumption: slow but real change – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr For years China has been talking about refocusing its economy on domestic consumption, tells Arthur Kroeber in the New York Times. Now, real change…

What America can learn from China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr America should not give in on its core values like its democracy, writes Shaun Rein in Forbes, but it can most certainly learn a…

How Ivory Coast dropped in wealth, compared to China – Howard French

Howard French by Fantake via Flickr When Howard French arrived in the 1980s arrived as a foreign correspondent in Ivory Coast it was doing much better than China, he reports…