Chinese Economy

China Needs Good Monkey Business

Mark Oaten | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Mark Oaten

One way or another, as China immerses itself in its New Year celebrations, the Year of the Monkey will be a critical one for business. We'll have to wait and see what lies in store.

China Sneezes, We All Catch Colds!

Stephen Fear | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK
Stephen Fear

We in the west can't afford for China to go into deep recession -the country's government is struggling to control this current economic sneeze but I am confident that it will.

China's Economy May Have Slowed, But There's Plenty of Fire Left in the Dragon

Jeremy Cook | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK
Jeremy Cook

Concerns over the Chinese economy have been bubbling under the surface for a couple of years now and recent news from the world's second largest economy have done nothing to assuage these fears.

Gearing Up for Growth in China

Nick Farr | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK
Nick Farr

It's clear to see China contributes a huge amount to the UK economy and offers great opportunities for UK businesses. Successful companies in China balance optimism with thorough preparation and careful execution - putting in place a China-specific strategy that navigates the complexities of China. For those that do, the rewards can be significant.

Here's China's Richest Person, He's Now Worth £14bn

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

Wang Jianlin has become the richest person in China, after seeing his personal fortune double over the last year to $22 billion (£14 billion). Th...

Rhino Horn: Myth and Legend

Dr Tom Flynn | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK
Dr Tom Flynn

The theft of rhino horns from Western museums is driven by a mixture of medieval superstition and a booming Chinese economy. Western economies are no longer booming, but keeping rhino horns in our museums is as medieval as it gets. Get rid of them.

How To Bring British Jobs Back From China (And Still Make Money)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

How do you bring manufacturing jobs back to the UK from China? It's a question that has plagued governments, and businesses, for more than a genera...

Weetabix Taken Over By Chinese Company

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

A bid from one the world's largest food companies is set to see control of the British brand Weetabix transferred to a Chinese company. Shanghai fi...

A Graduate in China - Dead Cats Snookered by Chinese Prejudice. Are You Afraid of China?

Sam Bence | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Bence

First impressions can prejudice long-term opinions, particularly where China is concerned. My favourite examples of this recently were Twitter posts from professional snooker player Mark Allen.

China Needs to Spend its Way to the Top

Jeremy Cook | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK
Jeremy Cook

This weekend's papers were full of talk about China and how quickly the Chinese economy will overcome that of the US, to become the largest in the world. Some think 20 years, some think 40 years, but all are agreed that it's going to happen at some point.

UK, the Eurozone and China

Ash Misra | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK
Ash Misra

Any misgivings China may have about its exposure to the euro should be offset by a deep sense of gratitude - for it is the common currency that history may judge to be the catalyst for China's mineral - and energy - independence and indeed its very emergence as a global superpower.

A Graduate in China - The Quest For Perfection and the Chinese Economy

Sam Bence | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Bence

For someone like me who is actually in China assisting in the education of future international businessmen and women, I believe that the system is not preparing its youngest and brightest well enough to succeed on an international level.

Is China an Attractive e-commerce Market?

Eva Grzybek | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK
Eva Grzybek

It is a well known fact that the Chinese economy is growing at a fast rate despite the global downturn and the same is true for its e-commerce market....

The Chinese Retailers Selling Some Rather Familiar Looking Western Products

Olivia Williams | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

In the race to capitalise on China’s rapidly expanding economy and the insatiable desire of its citizens for Western products, Western companies are...