Economy & Trade

China’s Cloud Computing Market: Developments and Opportunities for Foreign Players

Jun 25

China's cloud computing market is the fastest-growing in the world. We discuss how the industry is developing and the opportunities available for foreign businesses.

China Coronavirus Updates: Latest Developments and Business Advisory

Jun 24

Our daily updates on the latest events as they occur, together with ongoing advisory on how best to manage your China business exposure during COVID-19.

China FDI and Foreign Trade Recovers After COVID – May 2022 Data

Jun 23

China FDI and trade data for May indicate recovery after the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. We discuss the data and measures for stabilizing foreign trade and investment.

Investing in Shanghai: Industry, Economics, and Policy

Jun 22

Shanghai is mainland China’s commercial capital and most populous city. In this article, we profile Shanghai's economy, key industries, guiding policies, and incentives.

Tapping into the Opportunities in Mongolia’s Transition from Mining to Minds

Jun 21

Businesses and startups in artificial intelligence, fintech and other sectors are set to transition Mongolia's economy away from a dependence on mining.

China Lays Fiscal Policy Foundation for Reaching Carbon Targets

Jun 16

A new document lays the groundwork for a financial support system to boost China's green and low-carbon development. We discuss the financial tools proposed and the industries that will benefit.

Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #85     

Jun 14

This week’s issue highlights the suppressed news that China’s Outbound Investment is now the highest in the world when matched against other economies, while we offer strategic assistance to Western and Russian businesses looking to navigate their way

US-China Relations in the Biden-Era: A Timeline

Jun 14

Timeline tracking key developments affecting US-China bilateral trade and business engagement under the Joe Biden administration.

Shanghai Lifts Lockdown from June 1, 50 New Support Measures for Businesses

Jun 13

A series of policies to stabilize foreign investment, promote consumption, and increase investment have been proposed.

China’s Economic Stimulus Explained - Understanding China's Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Jun 10

We explain how China is reaching into its monetary and fiscal toolbox to once again stimulate the economy in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns.

What Can the Newly Approved ETF Connect Between Mainland China and Hong Kong Bring to Foreign Investors?

Jun 07

The ETF Connect program between the mainland and Hong Kong aim to attract more capital into the region and reignite interest in the RMB.

Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #84

Jun 07

This week, China Plus One is discussed with Vietnam as a China alternative, while we examine China’s reach into Pacific Asia with trade and investment discussions in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste.

Guangdong Sets Key Tasks for the Next Five Years: Highlights for Businesses

Jun 06

We discuss Guangdong's key development and infrastructure goals for the next five years so it stays the top economic and technological province in China.

China Releases 33 New Stimulus Measures to Boost Economy

Jun 02

The government has released 33 China stimulus measures to boost growth post-COVID. We look at what new support measures are available to companies and key sectors of the economy.

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) is Not a Free Trade Agreement, but Will Be Judged on the Same Principles

Jun 01

In this op-ed, Kyle Freeman offers insights on the recently launched IPEF, factors shaping its outlook, and why its success is a tenuous prospect.

China’s Mergers and Acquisitions Market: Latest Trends

May 31

We discuss why China remains a hot mergers and acquisitions market as ambitious economic growth plans combine with advanced tech and innovation trends.

Reshoring from China to Mexico - How Prevalent is it Really?

May 27

We discuss the concept of reshoring and assess Mexico's viability and appeal as a destination for companies relocating their operations out of China.

Investing in Green and Low-Carbon China – New Issue of China Briefing Magazine

May 27

Download our latest digital issue of China Briefing magazine where we demonstrate the opportunities and risks involved in China’s green and low-carbon transition.

IT Compliance for Companies in China – Note Key Regulations to Build Up Efficiencies and Secure Your Brand

May 24

Companies are advised to assess their compliance with technology and data security laws in China to continue operations in this market.

China Business Sentiment Surveys: Foreign Companies Remain Committed Despite Headwinds

May 20

We discuss the factors shaping China business sentiment amid local COVID-19 disruptions and global headwinds.

Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #81

May 17

There’s plenty of Eurasian Supply Chain developments to follow in this week's Belt and Road Briefing.

How the RCEP Has Benefitted China: Initial Findings from 2022

May 16

Economic data from the first quarter of 2022 show that China’s trade with RCEP member countries expanded 6.9 percent year-on-year. We provide more details.

China Releases Draft 2022 Encouraged Catalogue, Signals New Opportunities

May 12

We highlight new opportunities for foreign companies in the draft "2022 Catalogue of Encouraged Industries for Foreign Investment", which contains a total of 1435 items.

How Shanghai Industrial Enterprises Can Navigate Lockdown and Resume Work

May 10

After weeks of stringent lockdown measures, Shanghai has released new guidelines to enable industrial and work resumption.

Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #80

May 10

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict shortly enters its fourth month, we look at how global supply chains are beginning to react.

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