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Chinese brands not ready to compete head-on-head – Tom Doctoroff

The financial crisis and declining values of Western brands might in theory offer Chinese br Tom Doctoroff by Fons1 via Flickr ands an inroad into Western markets, writes marketing guru…

CSB Europe headquarters relocated

Sam Flemming The Europe headquarters of the China Speakers Bureau has changed from today. The new address: China Speakers BureauBevrijdingslei 1BrasschaatAntwerp regionBelgiumChina mobile: +86 139 1734 4564Europe office: +32 3664…

Politics and boyfriends – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia Indian reviewers of Zhang Lijia’s “Socialism is Great” react mildly shocked after the celebrity author visited their country, noting wryly that she is spending more time describing her…

Support for smaller companies needed – Shaun Rein

y Shaun Rein China is spending too much money on no-so effective stimulus plans for the infrastructure, while they should more focus on helping the smaller companies, writes leading analyst…

Small companies give economy more flexibility – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber China’s economy has become much more resilient compared to the 1990s because of the larger number of smaller private enterprises, says analyst Arthur Kroeber of the consultancy firm…

Communist party lost moral authority – James Farrer

James Farrer The Communist Party in China (CCP) has lost its moral authority and not be able to return to its old role as the sole player, says assistant-professor James…

First Chinese writer to enter India market – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia Celebrity writer Zhang Lijia just ended a successful book tour in India, being the first Chinese author to enter this market, write jubilant Indian media. Her personal memoir…

Third day of the new year in Beijing

Really deafening when you are in the middle of it!

Rebound of real estate expected in year of the ox – Sam Crispin

Image by mtlp via FlickrReal estate in China is expected to rebound over the coming twelve months as the central government is reversing its policies, writes real estate guru Sam…

Cautious consumer spending to continue – Shaun Rein

Image by Fons1 via FlickrShaun Rein of the China Market Research Group (CMR) explains to the newswire Bloomberg why he remains cautiously optimistic about consumer spending in China, although the…

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