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News about business and major developments in China that I consider important.
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Former BGI CEO's New Start-Up Is Raising $106M Series A

Former BGI CEO's New Start-Up Is Raising $106M Series A | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
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Cocoon Networks To Launch $720M Fund To Back European Tech Start-Ups

Cocoon Networks To Launch $720M Fund To Back European Tech Start-Ups | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
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Drone delivery just got real for online shoppers in rural China

Drone delivery just got real for online shoppers in rural China | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
China's biggest online retailers are racing into the hinterlands to gain greater access to the nearly 600 million people that live in rural areas.
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Goldman Sachs | The Rise of China's New Consumer Class

Goldman Sachs | The Rise of China's New Consumer Class | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
With incomes steadily increasing, China’s new consumer class is larger than that of the United States and Europe combined. With a population of nearly 800 million workers, how will this newfound spending impact the global economy?
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Very interesting article with excellent insights. A must read for anyone interested in China

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Chinese Budget Operator Bidding for Carlyle’s $1.1B French Hotel Chain

Chinese budget hotel operator Green Tree Inns is said to be pursuing a bid of as much as €1 billion ($1.07 billion) for an 80 percent stake in a French hotel brand currently held by US private equi…
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Chinese Premier pledges support for firms to 'charge out into the world'

Chinese Premier pledges support for firms to 'charge out into the world' | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China plans to cut red tape and reduce costs for Chinese firms looking to spread their reach overseas to help boost growth and stave off a wider economic slowdown, according to a statement
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A High Price from your China Supplier May Mean…

A High Price from your China Supplier May Mean… | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
A high price from a potential vendor in China may not mean there is something sinister underfoot. You may need to tighten up some of your sourcing methods.
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Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power? - MIT Technology Review (blog)

Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power? - MIT Technology Review (blog) | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
The way the Land of the Rising Sun built and lost its dominance in photovoltaics shows just how vulnerable renewables remain to changing politics and national policies.
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Industrial IoT to Boost Economic Growth: Accenture - M2M Magazine

Industrial IoT to Boost Economic Growth: Accenture - M2M Magazine | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Industrial Internet of Things Will Boost Economic Growth, but Greater Government and Business Action Needed to Fulfill its Potential, Finds AccentureWorkforce
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What could happen in China in 2015? | McKinsey & Company

What could happen in China in 2015? | McKinsey & Company | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
What do you get when you add slower economic growth, greater volatility, and rising competition to more international flights and genuine Chinese innovation? McKinsey director Gordon Orr’s annual predictions. A McKinsey & Company article.

Via Terence R. Egan
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It is a hard job to imagine the future ! But there are some interesting points in this article.
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As China's Economy Slows, So Too Does Growth in Workers' Wages - Wall Street Journal (blog)

As China's Economy Slows, So Too Does Growth in Workers' Wages - Wall Street Journal (blog) | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Growth in minimum-wage levels across China appeared to have slowed this year, amid low inflation rates and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, a labor watchdog says.
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China just announced one of the largest single layoffs in history

China just announced one of the largest single layoffs in history | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
China may soon have a rust belt of its own.
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China Records 1.1 Million Intellectual Property Applications In 2015

China Records 1.1 Million Intellectual Property Applications In 2015 | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
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“We’ve hit peak curtains:” Even IKEA thinks everyone’s bought enough useless stuff

“We’ve hit peak curtains:” Even IKEA thinks everyone’s bought enough useless stuff | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Western consumers have reached their limits for "buying stuff.” That verdict comes from an unlikely place: IKEA, the Swedish furniture goliath. Speaking at The Guardian’s Sustainable Business debate, Steve Howard, IKEA’s head of sustainability,...
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ENTERTAINMENT: Gaming Deals Plunge, End of an Era? ~ Business China : news for investors in China

ENTERTAINMENT: Gaming Deals Plunge, End of an Era? ~ Business China : news for investors in China | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Online gaming deals by Chinese companies will remain low for at least the next 2-3 years due to lack of investor interest
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Chinese investment firm launches $715 million fund for European startups to grow in China

Chinese investment firm launches $715 million fund for European startups to grow in China | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
A Chinese investment firm has launched a new £500 million ($715 million) investment fund specifically for European startups.
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Didi Kuaidi slaps down Uber, claims 83% of China’s private car-hailing market

Didi Kuaidi slaps down Uber, claims 83% of China’s private car-hailing market | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
What's Uber's market share in China? Here's the newest data.
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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Exploding the Myths About China's Global Economic Role

(What's Left of) Our Economy:  Exploding the Myths About China's Global Economic Role | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Since we've never had any contact, I can't take any credit for Adair Turner's outstanding new column that explodes lots of dangerous myths about China's role in the world economy. Still, I feel ent...
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Interesting article on how China's economy has such a strong impact on the rest of the world economy.

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China's nuclear power 'going global' - People's Daily Online

China's nuclear power 'going global' - People's Daily Online | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
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After Korea, a new player in the nuclear power station business ?

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The change in China's economy - East Asia Forum

The change in China's economy - East Asia Forum | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
Author: Yiping Huang, Peking University As 2014 fades in the rear-view mirror, the Chinese economy exhibits two sharply conflicting trends: while economic
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After a couple of years of a slower China economy, most people are now coming to terms with the fact that China will no longer be a place with insane growth. Some people (me included) think this is good. And this article makes a few intersting points in that direction. 

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Apple supplier Foxconn seeks to slim workforce over time, eyes robotics

Apple supplier Foxconn seeks to slim workforce over time, eyes robotics | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
By Michael Gold and Yimou Lee SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, would like to slim its massive workforce with the help of automation, and for now will work on...
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Riding the Next Wave of Outsourcing: Supply Chain Management for New ... - Siliconindia.com

Riding the Next Wave of Outsourcing: Supply Chain Management for New ... - Siliconindia.com | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
“Riding the Next Wave of Outsourcing: Supply Chain Management for New Product Development”
Via Tim Rodgers
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This is an good article addressing one of the most difficult aspect of sourcing in low cost countries. procurAsia is active in a few of these new product outsourcing and this is a whole other ball game.
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China watchers see soft landing for economy in 2015 - MarketWatch

China watchers see soft landing for economy in 2015 - MarketWatch | My China Business News Selection | Scoop.it
For years now, China has been haunted by the spectre of a possible “hard landing,” with concerns including a financial collapse and crippling deflation.
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