December 2015

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Weekly US-China News-Issues: Dec 29th, 2015

Market

Stock market remains a big draw despite the roller-coaster year – China Daily

China to launch new board for strategic emergingsectors in 2016 – China Daily

China stock markets steady after c.bank pledges “flexible” policy – CNBC

E – Commerce

Alibaba’s Top 10 Moments Of 2015 – ALIZILA

Young, Affluent, E-Savvy Will Transform China’s Economy – ALIZILA

Alibaba to Invest $1.25B in China’s Food Delivery App Ele.me – YAHOO

Five Lessons From Alibaba’s Record-Crushing $14.3 Billion E-Commerce Sale – Advertising Age

Nike’s Profit and Revenue Climb – The Wall Street Journal

Western Brands Learn Hard E-Commerce Lessons in China – The Wall Street Journal

Food & Ag

Weekly US-China News-Issue: Dec 22nd, 2015

Market

China extends currency swap agreement with UAE

HK’s IPO fundraising reaches world’s highest in 2015

Mainland, HK approves first funds for mutual recognition

E-commerce

Internet giants that caught Xi’s attention at Wuzhen

China’s E-commerce Battle Heats Up

Tycoons exchange views on building a cyberspace community of shared future

The Future of China’s Economy: Yuppies

Tmall, Yihaodian and JD: A Comparison of China’s Top E-Commerce Platforms for Foreign Enterprises

Food & Ag

MEXICO, ARGENTINA, AND CHILE READY TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS TO CHINA

A Push for Sustainable Agriculture in China from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Global Food Safety Forum to Focus on Technology, Compliance

Banking

Four China banking regulators demoted as anti-corruption crackdown on financial sector continues

Real Estate

What Will the Two-Child Policy Mean for China’s Property Market?

Stocks crash to push more China cash into global real estate

China Business Insight

China’s new course

Time for Asia to think big

Yuan move is likely to deliver positive results

Weekly US-China News-Issue: Dec 15th, 2015

Market

IPO reform draft expected to be finished as soon as this month. 

Yuan’s status will help key business sectors. 

Five Things You Need to Know About China’s Rate Cut

E-commerce

Q&A: JD.com Founder and Chief Executive Richard Liu

William and Jack: U.K.’s Future King Meets China’s E-Commerce King

China’s New ‘Little Red Book’: A Shopping App for Foreign Products.

Five Things to Know about China’s Singles’ Day.

‘The Great Cat and Dog War’: Alibaba Faces Fresh Threat From Rivals

Food/Ag

China’s FDA is Busy Proposing, Finalizing Food Safety Regulatory Rules.

UC Davis Partners With Chinese on World Food Safety Center

McDonald’s to Sell Taiwan Stores, Expand China Franchises

Banking

The China Factor: China Creates a World Bank of Its Own, and the U.S. Balks. 

Q&A: Charlene Chu, China Banking Expert and Aspiring Author

Real Estate

Soho China CEO: I Wouldn’t Buy Overseas Real Estate Today

Where Rich Chinese Are Stashing Their Cash: America’s Hotels and Strip Malls. 

China Seeks a Way to Fill its Empty Homes

The Top 10 U.S. States Where Chinese Are Investing in Real Estate

China Business Insight

Before Heading to China Make sure you know what you’re trying to do there

Expert Take on China’s Consumers

How ‘Old Friend’ Lee Kuan Yew Influenced China

 

Weekly US-China News-Issue: Dec 8th, 2015

Market

Domestic supply reforms seen as key to growth in China

China GDP to Grow 6.5% in 2016, State Information Center Says

Ecommerce

Ecommerce offers a cheaper and faster way to market in China

China’s Malls Go Social In Face of E-Commerce Competition

Food&Ag

Baby Formula Firms ‘to Face Limit on Number of Brands’ – Caixin Online

China hungry for U.S. Agricultural exports

Banking

China Life Insurance to subscribe for $2 billion in Postal Savings Bank shares

Real Estate

How Chinese investment has changed the real estate game

China Business Insight

China Spotlight: Understanding the Impacts of China’s Slowing Growth

Weekly US-China News-Issue: Dec 1st, 2015

Market

China’s Renminbi Is Approved by I.M.F. as a Main World Currency – The New York Times

Wall Street Group Pushes Trading of China’s Yuan in U.S. – The Wall Street Journal 

Wealthy Chinese love private schools but private equity finds profits harder – CNBC

Ecommerce/Technology

Red Friday’: America’s Black Friday turns a more auspicious colour for Chinese shoppers – South China Morning Post 

Cyber Monday: Chinese shoppers spend big at U.S. stores – WMUR

China’s Cross-border Online Shoppers are increasingly mature – Nielsen 

China’s Online Shoppers Spend 176 Percent More Per Purchase on Cross-border E-commerce  – JingDaily

Cross-border e-tailing has bright future in China: William Ding Lei, CEO of NetEase – Nikkei Asian Review

U.S., China become cross border e-commerce havens, says PayPal – ZDNet

China Business Insight 

Meet the Everyday People Transforming China’s Economy – Bloomberg