Why UPS needs to win over China's "super consumer" - Yahoo Finance (blog)

Why UPS needs to win over China's "super consumer"Yahoo Finance (blog)(Disclaimer ? Yahoo Finance's parent company Yahoo Inc. has a roughly 16% stake in Alibaba.) But Alibaba isnt' the only company making it easier for U.S. companies to sell in China. UPS also offers services to make the process easier ? including doing ...and more »

An Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With China - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With ChinaWall Street JournalAmid Moscow's continued standoff with the West over Ukraine, Russian officials are setting their sights on China as an alternative source of finance and business. Mr. Medvedev wants to see trade between the countries more than double to $200 billion ...China, Russia Sign Landmark Energy, Finance, Tech DealsVoice of AmericaSanctions-Hit Russia Signs Deals with China on Energy and FinanceThe Moscow TimesRussia hopeful for government agreement on gas with ChinaYahoo Finance UKTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)all 390 news articles »

Private banks bet on Hong Kong as China financial reforms still hazy - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Private banks bet on Hong Kong as China financial reforms still hazySouth China Morning Post (subscription)If you look at it now, we pretty much have to partner to go into China. I think partnerships are very hard to do," said Chuck Long, BNY Mellon's head of wealth management for greater China. "I think it makes more sense for us to say that we want to go ...and more »

Stock markets threatened by collapse in Chinese consumer demand - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukStock markets threatened by collapse in Chinese consumer demandTelegraph.co.ukThis will have wide ranging effects on the Chinese economy as according to French bank Societe Generale: ?the aggregate exposure of China's financial system to the property market is likely to be as much as 80pc of GDP.? The unravelling of the China ...

APEC Finance Ministers Look to Infrastructure to Boost Growth - Wall Street Journal

Voice of AmericaAPEC Finance Ministers Look to Infrastructure to Boost GrowthWall Street Journal?Infrastructure development plays an important role in realizing growth potential and meeting development goals,? said the finance ministers' statement. China is also looking to establish a multinational infrastructure financing bank and is expected to ...China's GDP growth slows to 5-year low, but that's OKFortuneAPEC Finance Ministers Meet in BeijingVoice of AmericaFour things to watch for in China's economic dataFT.com (registration) (blog)Yahoo Finance UK -Yahoo! Maktoob News -Financial Timesall 1,213 news articles »

Ping An offers to finance down payments in China - Business Spectator

Wall Street JournalPing An offers to finance down payments in ChinaBusiness SpectatorSome economists say that programs to finance down payment could add to debt that is already plaguing China's housing and financial sectors as a result of a huge lending push the government instigated during the global financial crisis. Experts warn ...Big lender in China offers to finance downpayments as housing market slumpsThe Straits Timesall 7 news articles »

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Features - Editor, 8 October 2014

New Film Studio to Boost Business in Qingdao

With hopes of attracting film producers to China, the Dalian Wanda Group Corp has announced its intention to set up an annual fund to the value of 1 billion yuan for the production of television programs and films at its planned Oriental Movie Metropolis in Qingdao, Shangdong Province. The district government of Qingdao will also be offering subsidies to filmmakers using the studios. The announcement was made by chairman of the real estate and entertainment corporation, and one of China’s richest men, Wang Jianlin, at a meeting attended by a host of studio executives and film producers, including chief operating officer of Weinstein Co. David Glasser, and head of Alibaba Group Holding’s production division Zhang Qiang.


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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.


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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.


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