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JLR signs David Beckham in China drive

JLR signs David Beckham in China drive | Chinky | Scoop.it
Jaguar Land Rover is pretty big in China. But not as big as David Beckham. The British luxury carmaker has signed up the former England football captain as a brand ambassador for its Jaguar brand as it looks to sustain breakneck sales growth in the

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Kingfisher's retreat in China looks honourable

Kingfisher's retreat in China looks honourable | Chinky | Scoop.it
Nils Pratley: B&Q owner's losses in China were reduced to £6m last year – good enough to justify seeking a long-term partner

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Russia and China warn of 'spillover effect' on global economy from ...

Russia and China warn of 'spillover effect' on global economy from ... | Chinky | Scoop.it
The looming wind down of the Fed's multi-billion dollar monetary stimulus package could have a profound impact on the global economy, trade partners Russia and China told the G20 summit in St.
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Rising costs in China boost Bangladesh economy

Rising costs in China boost Bangladesh economy | Chinky | Scoop.it
Ben Marino on how Bangladesh is gaining from rising wages in China (Rising costs in #China boost #Bangladesh #economy
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High-speed rail is at the foundation of China’s growth strategy

High-speed rail is at the foundation of China’s growth strategy | Chinky | Scoop.it
Has China overinvested in high speed rail? Anecdotal stories of empty train stations (paywall) in far-off provinces have led some to conclude that high-speed rail is just another Chinese white elephant—an investment without a cause.

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High-speed rail is at the foundation of China’s growth strategy

High-speed rail is at the foundation of China’s growth strategy | Chinky | Scoop.it
Has China overinvested in high speed rail? Anecdotal stories of empty train stations (paywall) in far-off provinces have led some to conclude that high-speed rail is just another Chinese white elephant—an investment without a cause.

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The end of cheap China

The end of cheap China | Chinky | Scoop.it
TRAVEL by ferry from Hong Kong to Shenzhen, in one of the regions that makes China the workshop of the world, and an enormous billboard greets you: “Time is Money,...

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The End of Chinese Manufacturing and Rebirth of U.S. Industry

VideoTesla Motors robotics manufacturing There is great concern about China’s real-estate and infrastructure bubbles.  But these are just short-term challenges that China may be able to spend its way out of.

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Pros and Cons of Doing Business With China

Pros and Cons of Doing Business With China | Chinky | Scoop.it
Many U.S. small businesses are turning to Chinese manufacturers to start their businesses and keep costs low.

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Why Tesco struggled to crack China

Why Tesco struggled to crack China | Chinky | Scoop.it
With nearly 1.4 billion people, China is the biggest consumer market in the world. Yet the supermarket giant Tesco has found it tough to crack the market.

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McNally's curator insight, October 5, 2013 8:44 AM

Explaination of Tesco's decision to sell its Chinese business into a new joint venture with CRE. Left with a 20% stake and had to invest £300m+ into the JV; but at least it limits Tesco's losses in China.

Mr Jones's curator insight, January 29, 2014 6:43 AM

Why has it taken Tesco 10 year to refine its strategy? What advantages do they hope for from the new approach? Who paid who in the creation of this new joint venture?

 

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A nice short summary here of Tesco's decision to sell its Chinese business into a new joint venture with CRE. Left with a 20% stake and had to invest £300m+ into the JV; but at least it limits Tesco's losses in China and enables it to focus attention back here in the UK.

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Alibaba picks US for IPO in blow to Hong Kong exchange

Alibaba picks US for IPO in blow to Hong Kong exchange | Chinky | Scoop.it
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Sunday it has decided to begin the process for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States, ending months of speculation about where the

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eBay strategic partnership to grow in China

eBay strategic partnership to grow in China | Chinky | Scoop.it
The operator of the world's biggest online marketplace, eBay, agrees to partner with a Chinese company, in an effort to boost its sales in the country.

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Jack Murray's curator insight, March 6, 2014 12:27 PM

Note that Ebay undergoing a partnership with a Chinese firm which will enhance market knowledge and therefore reduce risk!

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China's economic growth speeds up

China's economic growth speeds up | Chinky | Scoop.it
China's economic growth picks up pace in the July-to-September period according to officials figures - the first rise in three quarters.
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China Is About to Take America's Online-Shopping Crown

China Is About to Take America's Online-Shopping Crown | Chinky | Scoop.it
Chinese shoppers love making purchases on their phones and tablets (China is about to surpass the U.S.
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Environmental Concerns on the Rise in China

Environmental Concerns on the Rise in China | Chinky | Scoop.it
Survey Report The Chinese public is increasingly concerned about the quality of the country’s air and water after a year in which China experienced numerous h

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China’s Spending on Renewable Energy May Total 1.8 Trillion Yuan

China’s Spending on Renewable Energy May Total 1.8 Trillion Yuan | Chinky | Scoop.it
China’s spending to develop renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan ($294 billion) in the five years through 2015 as part of the nation’s efforts to counter climate change, according to a government official.

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Coming Home - Bringing Manufacturing Back from China

Coming Home - Bringing Manufacturing Back from China | Chinky | Scoop.it
IN 2005, A START-UP company from California called ET Water Systems decided to move its manufacturing operations to China. At the time there was a general exodus to...

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Julie McDonald's curator insight, October 21, 2013 4:46 AM

To what extent is reshoring just a public realtions ploy?

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China to invest millions into UK first 'airport city' — RT Business

China to invest millions into UK first 'airport city' — RT Business | Chinky | Scoop.it
China will put millions of pounds to develop the area surrounding Manchester airport - the UK's third busiest.

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Can P&G make money in places where people earn $2 a day? - Fortune Features

Can P&G make money in places where people earn $2 a day? - Fortune Features | Chinky | Scoop.it
As Western companies duke it out for a piece of the developing-market pie, Procter & Gamble is going deeper  -- courting not just the newly rich but also the very poor. The company's vaunted R&D operation is turning up surprises.

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