Moutai, the alcohol beverage maker, is representative of the consumer market in Chin. However, the story of Moutai in China is not just a story of consumption; it is also a story of local economic development.. Read more.
Today, Communist China is better at capitalism and healthy economy development than the United States is. It is just better. Let’s leave aside the terms Communist Party and Democracy aside, and let’s just talk facts and reality. Read more.
Guizhou (贵州), being one of the poorest provinces in China, has been one of the destinations in the Go West movement. Among China’s 31 provincial areas, Guizhou ranked 31st in per capital GDP in 2010. . Read more.
Recent headlines about China becoming the European Union’s biggest trading partner have captured our attention. At the end of February 2021, analysts reported that trade between the EU and China was valued at $709 billion in 2020, compared with the EU's $671 billion of imports and exports from the United States. We may be worried. Read more.
Despite attacks from the West, global technology giant Huawei has found an unlikely new focus: modernizing pig farming and coal mining. The company says it has decided to apply new tech to spark an intelligent transformation in old industries in China. By applying new technologies to improve conditions in mines and increase efficiency on farms, Huawei hopes to be a technology enabler that creates healthier industries and delivers more value. Read more.
In an era where there is so little geopolitical trust, it’s not surprising that China balked at the requests from World Health Organization (WHO) investigators to obtain raw, personalized data on COVID-19 cases from the earliest days of the pandemic. Scientists wanted to discover its origins, but China felt they were on a fishing expedition. But China, if it hopes to be a world leader, needs to deliver the goods. Read more.
The United States, with a population of 330 million and 16,000,000 cases, has performed worse than any other country in the world. By comparison, China, with a population of 1.43 billion people, has had 86,701 cases – a country with a population 4 times the that of the U.S., has had about 1/200th the number of cases. In our latest post, we discuss how Shanghai is living with COVID-19. Read more.
China recently made two preemptive moves in regional economic and trade cooperation, putting China in a strong position to potentially block U.S. President-elect Joe Biden if he seeks to adopt a strategy of elevating U.S. foreign policy in Asia again. Read more.
After long hesitation with regard to Chinese big tech, the Chinese regulatory authorities finally pulled out their sword and swung it at the Ant Group (ANT), an Alibaba company that was on track to become the largest IPO in history. (Over a decade before, Read more.
Zhengzhou is a megacity in central China – one that has recently been designated a Tier 1 city – and the capital of Henan (河南) Province. By the end of 2019, the total area of Zhengzhou was 7,446 square kilometers, its population reached 10.35 million, and 7.72 million of those were urban residents. Read more.
Self-reliance is the prerequisite and foundation for China’s opening up and cooperation based on equality and mutual respect. This is not first time Beijing has mentioned that American uncertainty should not effect China’s plans. The mindset projected from Beijing is: let’s ignore externalities, mind our own business; regardless of what happens in the United States, our governance philosophy will not change.s. Read more.
On May 25, 2017, Zhengzhou made the transition from the solid ground of Tier 2 Chinese city to the hallowed land of Tier 1. Zhengzhou now sits in this category of the top cities in China. But how did it get there?s. Read more.