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Book Review: China’s Superbank: Debt, Oil and Influence – How CDB is Rewriting the Rules of Finance

Most of the prevailing wisdom about China declares that its economic success is due to a combination of government policy and foreign direct investment. This book, China’s Superbank:Debt Oil and Influence – How China Development Bank is Rewriting the Rules of Finance, goes quite a bit further in lifting the fog behind China’s success first domestically, and now, internationally.

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Book Review: China Fast Forward

Bill Dodson’s China Fast Forward takes a close look at China economic and political landscape as it faces the challenges of the next decade.

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Hong Kong’s Startup Scene: Interview with Casey Lau

Casey Lau explains the Hong Kong startup scene in 2012

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China Says No To Most Westerners Working In China

China’s employment policies actively discriminate against westerners. So why don’t western governments start a conversation with China about the issue?

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Why The Next Wave of China Startups Will Be Based Outside China

Most business people think that having a presence in China to reach the Chinese market is necessary. Not necessarily.

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China Patents: When Top Down Doesn’t Work Anymore

Selling IP and patents successfully in China requires an on the ground presence and some patience. Make sure that you know what you are doing.

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Chinese Companies Going Out, And The New Patent Wars

For the past five years, the Chinese government has been encouraging Chinese companies to set up a foreign presence. In Chinese, this policy is known as 走出去 or “going out”. There are several reasons for this: Chinese companies are predominantly low on the value chain, and are mainly in manufacturing. There is comparatively little value [...]

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Book Review: No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers

“No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers” by James McGregor takes a realistic look at doing business in China in 2012. Highly recommended.

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Rule of Law: “Nice While It Lasted”

The US House Intelligence Committee says that Huawei is a threat to US national security, but others beg to differ. In the meantime, China observers show signs of losing patience with the party.

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Book Review: Designated Drivers, How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

Author Greg Anderson takes an in-depth look at China’s auto industry

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