February 2016

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Weekly US-China News Issues: Mar 1st, 2016

Marketing

Alibaba’s Internet lender extends $6.88b in loans in 8months – China Daily

Airbus optimistic about Chinese market – Shanghai Daily

Top 10 cities with most billionaires in 2016 – China Daily

E-commerce

China Will Completely Dominate Global E-Commerce – Alizila

China Changes Tax Rules On Purchases From Overseas E-Retailers – Alizila

Tmall Driving More Than Just Sales For Top Beauty Brands – Alizila

An Expert’s Guide to Psychological Tricks to Boost Purchases (Infographic) – Entrepreneur

Food & Ag

Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainably – Science Daily

McDonald’s supplier donates $100K to OSU food safety program – Food Safety News

Banking

Top five banks to make mobile transfers between them free – China Daily

The 10 Best Banks of 2016 – Daily Finance

Real Estate

Vanke, US partners plan NY condo conversion – China Daily

Bank of America will offer mortgages for 3% down – CNN

China Business Insight

2016 China-US Tourism Year launched – China Daily

Speed of change: China through train journeys – China Daily

Weekly Us-China News-Issues: Feb 23rd, 2016

Marketing

MWC 2016: Huawei unveils MateBook Windows 10 tablet – BBC

Wealthiest tycoon’s book boosts Chinese management philosophy – China Daily

Spring Festival tourism revenue rises in Beijing – China Daily

E-Commerce

E-Commerce Growth A Bright Spot Amid Retail Gloom – Alizila

3 Megatrends Driving China’s Consumer Economy – Alizila

Segro doubles property development budget on e-commerce strength – Reuters

Amazon Adds Its Smart Reordering Service To Samsung Printers – Fortune

Food & Ag

Will 3D printed food become as common as the microwave? – Fortune

Junk Food Isn’t To Blame for America’s Obesity Epidemic – Fortune

Banking

Alibaba’s online bank could be a quick hit. Then what? – Fortune

A good year for M&A in China – China Daily

Real Estate

China’s home loans increase 23.3% in 2015 – China Daily

These Will Be the Hottest Real Estate Markets in 2016 – Fortune

China Business Insight

China to increase financial support for industrial upgrade – China Daily

Weekly US-China News-Issues: Feb 16th, 2016

Marketing

Kai-Fu Lee: Cities power China’s Internet startups – China Daily

Chinese Company Kaier claims to have developed an air-purifying wells – China Daily

REPORT: CHINESE SHOPPERS BOUGHT ALMOST HALF THE WORLD’S LUXURY GOODS IN 2015 – Jing Daily

E-Commerce

WIRED: How Alibaba Is Training People To Shop Online – Alizila

Alibaba Pictures Part 3: Marketing And Distribution – Alizila

Alibaba buys into Groupon to become its fourth-largest shareholder – Internet Retailer

Amazon acquires Indian payments processor Emvantage – REUTERS

Chinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Raises $1 Billion For Finance Unit – Fortunes

Food & Ag

Fast food chains go up-market in China – China Daily

Banking

China bank lending surges to record in January – Channel NewsAsia

Yingli Said to Get 3.3 Billion Yuan in Loans Amid Restructuring – Bloomberg 

Real Estate

Government acts to boost home sales – China Daily

Moderate Global Commercial Investment, Rental Growth Predicted in 2016  – World Property Journal

China Business Insight

A new Chinese proverb is having a dramatic impact on the economy – Business Insider

Weekly US-China News-Issues: Feb 9th, 2016

Marketing

Star Wars: Commander is a big hit in China with 1M users in four days – VB

Chinese market electrifying for ‘green’ cars – The Jordan Times

China group to buy Chicago Stock Exchange – CNN

E-commerce

Super Monday? How NFL Football Is Gaining Yards In China – Alizila

Tmall Global Gained Triple Digits In 2015 – Alizila

Long hours, big money are the norm in the Internet sector – China Daily

Buy online, chill out, pay later – China Daily

China’s consumer finance expected to be a market without ceiling – China Daily

Food & Ag

Foreign companies bet on China’s consumers – China daily

US meat supplier to McDonald’s and KFC in China disputes court’s ‘unjust verdict’ over expired fast-food meat scandal – South China Morning Post

Banking

China Creates a World Bank of Its Own, and the U.S. Balks.  – The New York Times

Real Estate

China Real Estate Sector: More Cities See New Home Prices Rise In December, But National Picture Remains Mixed – IBT

‘Affordable’ Rents Aren’t Just for the Poor – Wall Street Journal

China Business Insight

Economic Outlook 2016: China – NHK World

Weekly US-China News-Issues: Feb 2, 2016

Marketing

Alipay, Uber ally to ease Chinese payment overseas – China Daily

China loosens home down payment requirement – China Daily

China Unleashes New Steps to Control Financial Risks, Outflows – Bloomberg 

E-commerce

A New Kind Of Chinese New Year – ALIZILA

3 Megatrends Driving China’s Consumer Economy – ALIZILA

China’s top online shopper uses DHL to grow foreign market – JOC

Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ – Wall Street Journal

EXPORTING TO CHINA: IMPORT TAX SLASHED IN CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE ZONES – China Briefing

Food & Ag

Chinese get OK to buy American pork producer – NBC

China’s Hunger for World’s Food Grows, and U.S. Farmers Are Glad – NBC

Banking

China to allow banks to directly invest in high-growth tech firms -sources – REUTERS

China Stocks Rally as Central Bank Injects Cash Before Holidays – Bloomberg 

Real Estate

Goldin Properties Agrees to Sell $2.8 Billion China Real Estate – Bloomberg 

China Business Insight

Starbucks, office rents and CEOs form alternative outlook on China – China Daily

Investors pin hopes on central bank – China Daily