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November 18th – November 24th, 2014

Google Looks to Get Back Into China – The Wall Street Journal

Chinese Investors Snap Up Property in Bankrupt Detroit – NBC News

How to invest directly in China’s Nasdaq with ETFs – MarketWatch

The next big thing for China’s wealthy: Etiquette classes –  CNN Money

Stimulus With Chinese Characteristics – BloombergView

China’s Financial System Shows Fresh Signs Of Stress – The Wall Street Journal

China’s ICBC to set up offshore yuan center in Los Angeles -Reuters

How China has fallen in love with private education -CNN World

China Manufacturing Shows Weakness in November – The Wall Street Journal

Exporting to China: Not for the Faint of Heart – China Business Review

China’s ‘Blind Massage’ Wins Big at Golden Horse Awards – The Wall Street Journal

BIGGER MEANS BETTER: CHINESE SHOPPERS LOVE MASSIVE MALLS – Jing Daily

November 11th – November 17th, 2014

China drops barriers on Australian dairy, wine and beef in free trade deal – The Guardian

China’s New Old Financial Capital – The Wall Street Journal

China Turns to America and Australia for Safer Milk – Bloomberg Business Week

China’s JD.com Q3 revenue beats estimates as customers double – Reuters

Apple strikes App Store deal with UnionPay, China’s massive bank card provider – PCWorld

Are Cloud And Mobility The Future Of Managing China’s Changing Workforce? – Forbes

US and China: The great game is on – BBC News

Visa, MasterCard Confront China’s Stacked Deck – Caixin

Alipay Will Do What Alibaba Couldn’t, Jack Ma Says: List in China – Caixin

Offshore Yuan Demand Up as New Hong Kong Rule, Stock-Trading Link Rolled Out – The Wall Street Journal

US experts hope China joins trade partnership – China Daily

China E-commerce GMV Climbs to 2.95 Tn Yuan in Q3 – iResearch

November 12th, 2014 (Special CC Report on APEC)

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For more info. on APEC vist: http://www.apec.org 

 

California Center Held Member Event at Port of San Francisco

November 12th, 2014

San Francisco (CA) – California Center recently held its Member/VIP event for the month of November at the Port of San Francisco on Wednesday the 12th, 2014. Jim Maloney, the Maritime Marketing Manager of the Port of San Francisco, delivered the opening remarks and talked about the Port’s coming new terminal and its proud partnership with the California Center.

The event also highlighted two existing California Center members, both of whom delivered engaging presentations. Dr. Sharon Shoemaker, Executive Director of theCalifornia Institute of Food and Agricultural Research (CIFAR), UC Davis; discussed food safety, with a focus on the impacts of the current processes and food chains in China.  Also, Brian Jacks, a seasoned real estate professional and CEO of Jacks Commercial Real Estate, shared information about opportunities for Chinese investment in California. Jacks highlighted some of his current property listings, which included a winery in the Lodi area as well as a number of properties in the greater Sacramento area.

During the event, Marc Gerome, a Sales and Marketing Representative from Seka Hills, exhibited his high quality wines, olive oil and honey products and provided samples to the attendees.

In addition, Gordon Hinkle (VP) and Desmond Fang (Director) of the California Center, provided insightful updates on its new E-commerce platforms, upcoming events and also gave a special APEC report to provide valuable information to the attendees on recent news and policies in China.

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Jim Maloney, Maritime Marketing Manager of Port of San Francisco, speak at California Center event

Jim Maloney, Maritime Marketing Manager of Port of San Francisco

 

Dr. Sharon Shoemaker, Executive Director of California Institute of Food and Ag Research (CIFAR), UC Davis, speaks at California Center event

Dr. Sharon Shoemaker, Executive Director of California Institute of Food and Ag Research (CIFAR), UC Davis

 

Brian Jacks- CEO of Jacks Commercial Real Estate, speaks at California Center event

Brian Jacks- CEO of Jacks Commercial Real Estate

 

Marc Gerome - Sales and Marketing Representative of Seka Hills, showcases wine in California Center event

Marc Gerome – Sales and Marketing Representative of Seka Hills

 

Gordon Hinkle - VP of California Center

Gordon Hinkle – VP of California Center

November 4th – November 10th, 2014

 

What Congressional Elections Mean for US-China Trade-China Business Review

In China, Obama Touts Visa Deal, Progress On Free-Trade Pact – NPR

After last year’s $6 billion shopfest, how big will China’s Single’s Day shopping spree be this year? – TechInAsia

Alibaba Buffs a Key Business Metric – The Wall Street Journal

Is Alibaba’s Singles Day really worth it for China’s stressed-out retailers? – Quartz

Baidu Embraces Artificial Intelligence to Build a Better Search Engine – BloombergBusinessWeek

Economists React: Chinese Inflation in Low Gear. Time for A Rate Cut? – The Wall Street Journal

China Opens Doors to Foreign Investment in Stocks – The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Acquisitions in China – The Wall Street Journal

US: Massive log exports to China boom prices and profits – IHB

 

 

 

October 28th – November 3rd, 2014

China SME B2B E-commerce Revenues Total 4.96 billion Yuan in Q3– iResearch

In China, Foreign Car Makers Find It Tough to Keep Buyers Happy- The Wall Street Journal

Alibaba Profit, Revenue Seen Rising 45% in First Results After IPO – The Wall Street Journal

China’s Rising Wages and the ‘Made in USA’ Revival

China’s Legions of Tourists Will Spend $155 Billion Abroad This Year

Closer Look: Alibaba Singularly Determined to Keep ‘Double 11’ to Itself – Caixin Online

As yuan goes global, ‘free convertibility is important’ – ecns.cn

Mahjong expanding ‘to every corner of the world’ – ecns.cn