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China is building on debts – Victor Shih

Image by jiazi via Flickr Victor Shih  attended yesterday a China conference of the “Friends of Europe” in Brussels,  together with Levin Zhu, the CEO of the China Investment Corporation…

Most-sought speakers for May 2009

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr At the global offices of the China Speakers Bureau we have been doing some bean counting again and have made our monthly top-10 of…

New: book on foreign correspondents in China – Paul French

Our celebrity author Paul French will have his newest book in the book stores from June 1: Through the Looking Glass: China’s Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao. The…

Debating CIC’s CEO Levin Zhu – Victor Shih

Victor Shih by Fantake via Flickr Our speaker, assistant-professor Victor Shih will be debating coming Tuesday in Brussels with Levin Zhu, the CEO of the China International Capital Corporation (CIC)…

Stimulus prefers SOE’s over private companies – Arthur Kroeber

Image by Fantake via Flickr Much criticism is heard about how China is spending its 4 trillion Renminbi (430 billion euro) stimulus package against the economic crisis and especially private…

Global China Chat on social networks, brands and consumers 2

Sam Flemming by Fantake via Flickr In a few hours the China Speakers Bureau  will open the doors of our second Global China Chat of today with CIC-founder Sam Flemming….

Global China Chat on social networks, brands and consumers

Image by Fantake via Flickr The China Speakers Bureau is hosting on Thursday 14 May two sessions with CIC’s founder Sam Flemming on social networks in China, brand, consumers and…

Plastic bag ban is getting serious now – Charles McElwee

Charles McElwee by Fantake via Flickr The efforts by China’s environmental authorities to ban the popular plastic bags from their supermarkets has been met with a lot of skepticism. But according…

Deflationary pressure is getting worse – Victor Shih

Victor Shih  by Fantake via Flickr While China’s bean counters try to stress positive figures in its economic development, assistant-professor Victor Shih sees very troublesome signals as prices for industrial…

Outbound Chinese investments – with Xu Ping and Mark Schaub

Xu Ping by Fantake via Flickr Chinese companies, lead by their government, are currently spending much of the Chinese trade deficit by spending overseas. But getting access to those companies,…

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