China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts China’s economy finished Y 2017 on strong with a better-than-expected growth rate and improved structure, official data showed Thursday. The world’s 2nd largest economy expanded 6.9% Y-Y in Y 2017, higher than the 6.7% growth registered in Y 2016, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed. […]

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend $LVMUY, $PPRUY, $BBRYF  China’s luxury goods market is back in fashion A new China is emerging with new consumers that were not there 5 years ago that have different profiles, different expectations and different tastes. Domestic sales of Gucci handbags to Chanel cosmetics, sluggish in China for years, […]

China Economy Continues to Grow

China Economy Continues to Grow

China, the world’s second largest economy, has eclipsed its official growth target of about 6.5 percent, expanding 6.9 percent last year. It’s the first time since 2010 that the pace of growth has picked up. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also said last week he expected growth to be at “around 6.9 percent.” Official data showed […]

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple It has been widely reported that Chinese authorities aiming to completely ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services. That seems to be more headline than fact. The report was based on an internal memo from a government meeting seen […]

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

Zhaopin Limited (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities through their career lifecycle, released its 2017 fourth-quarter report on China labor market supply and demand for white-collar workers. While the competition for jobs was relatively stable in the fourth quarter, the average monthly salary […]

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Last year brought steady trade growth to China thanks to domestic and global expansion, while behind the numbers, trends are emerging which tell of shifting engines of growth. China’s foreign trade rose 14.2 percent to 27.8 trillion yuan (4.3 trillion U.S. dollars), following two years of decline. Exports increased 10.8 percent to reach 15.3 trillion […]

China Building Trade in South East Asia

China Building Trade in South East Asia

China Building Trade in South East Asia China’s involvement is set to boost the economies of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam China eyes stronger ties with the other five countries along the Lancang-Mekong river, pledging new loans, medical aids and scholarships to its neighbors. At the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders’ meeting here on […]

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative China’s plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14-B pothole in Pakistan. Pakistan’s relations with Beijing are so close that officials call China their “Iron Brother.” Despite that, plans for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were thrown […]

China on the Rise in the Global Top Brands

China on the Rise in the Global Top Brands

On January 10, 2018, the 2017-2018 Global Top Brands Ceremony sponsored by the International Data Group (IDG) was held at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Based on the theme of “Wisdom creates brand, Start new ecology of consumption”, this ceremony aims to commend worldwide well-known consumer electronics and intelligent Internet manufacturers with innovative technology […]

Gold Up on Report China May Slow US Treasury Buys

Gold Up on Report China May Slow US Treasury Buys

Gold Up on Report China May Slow US Treasury Buys $GLD, $USD, $JPY Gold rose Wednesday, hitting its highest mark in 4 months, as the USD declines on a report that Chinese officials had recommended slowing or halting purchases of US Treasury securities, the Treasury market was flat to unchanged at its close Wednesday. USD […]

China Will Buy 184 Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) Jets

China Will Buy 184 Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) Jets

China Will Buy 184 Airbus Jets $EADSY, $BA China plans to buy 184 Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) A320 jetliners, French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday, in a diplomatic tradition aimed at defusing trade complaints. Chinese President Xi Jinping said his government “will preserve parity” in market share between Airbus and its US rival, Boeing (NYSE:BA), President Macron […]

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

China’s regulatory clampdown on cryptocurrencies is sparking a mass exodus of bitcoin miners from the country, which has the potential to radically alter both global bitcoin and energy markets. According to a document leaked online, China’s internet-finance regulator has recommended that local governments squeeze bitcoin miners out of the country through electricity pricing, taxation, property […]

Gold: China and Russia Vs the USD

Gold: China and Russia Vs the USD

The gold accumulated by China and Russia could be seen as part of a strategy to move away from international trade denominated in US dollars, according to Singapore’s BullionStar precious metals expert Ronan Manly. Manly exclusively told RT that there is a shift occurring regarding the two countries building up their gold reserves, to perhaps […]

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M $DIS The Force was not with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in China at the weekend. The Disney (NYSE:DIS) Lucasfilm was dominated by a local comedy ‘The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes,’ which earned a huge $86.7-M in its 2nd frame. The 8th installment […]

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China The New Year’s speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping  Sunday promises a Golden Age for China and shows a global vision to brush aside challenges hindering prosperity for humanity. Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said that President Xi once again made a historic speech, saying […]

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship Rui Severino has claimed the Championship Crown in China’s Kunming Province home of the Rider Horse Club CITIC RIDER JIALIZE Jockey Club. Rui has had a golden run since leaving Australia to train in China, he has claimed 2 Group 2 races and finished an unlucky […]

China Economic Data

China Economic Data

China Economic Data China’s manufacturing activity edged down in December, official data showed Sunday, but largely maintained momentum despite increased curbs on heavy industry aimed at taming the country’s chronic air pollution. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI), a gauge of factory conditions, stood at 51.6 in December, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said, […]

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks There are a few Chinese companies listed in the USA that still represent value. NetEase Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:NTES) Just before Christmas Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company increased Netease Inc (Adr) (NTES) stake by 243.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company acquired 4,343 shares as Netease Inc (Adr) […]

China Thailand Rail Link will Boost Thai Economy

China Thailand Rail Link will Boost Thai Economy

China Thailand Rail Link will Boost Thai Economy Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday sent a congratulatory message on the launch of the construction of the first phase of the China-Thailand railway project. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha attended the opening ceremony of the project held Thursday in Kele, northern Thailand. The China-Thailand railway project […]

China Plans the Future of the Economy

China Plans the Future of the Economy

Xi Jinping Thoughts on Socialist Economy with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era has taken shape, said the statement. The tone-setting meeting described the thought as the “theoretical crystallization” of the past five years of practice in pushing forward China’s economic development, the “latest fruit” of socialist political economy with Chinese characteristics, and the “extremely […]

China says, “We are rising, accept it.”

China says, “We are rising, accept it.”

China says, “We are rising, accept it.” Tuesday, the Chinese government criticized US President Donald Trump’s decision to label Beijing a strategic rival and called on Washington to “abandon a Cold War mentality” and accept China’s rise. President Trump’s decision reflects a “victory of hardliners” in his administration, the official news agency said. It warned […]

China Upgraded

China Upgraded

The World Bank has raised China’s growth forecast for this year from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent, based on rising household income and improving external demand, according to its latest report Tuesday. It was the bank’s second upward revision for China, after it revised up the projection from 6.5 percent to 6.7 percent in April. […]

The Rise of China is Yet to Begin

The Rise of China is Yet to Begin

China’s growth over the last 2 decades has been astounding, but it is really just getting started. The country is now making moves that will see another round of massive growth, this time at a global and permanent level. Last week the Shanghai International Energy Exchange said the system has met all the listing requirements […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China $RACE When Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) California T production, it signaled that the Portofino was about ready to launch. Just recently, the new GT (grand touring) Ferrari. 1st unveiled in Frankfurt on 17 September, was officially launched in China at a gala. The California T was named for the West Coast vibe, […]

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

At the opening of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone (ICEDFZ) today (12 December), Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland authorities signed four memoranda of understanding reinforcing policies and procedures governing the operation of the biosecurity zone in the Conghua District of Guangzhou and related horse movement arrangements between the Club’s new […]

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari $RACE, $GELYF, $POAHY Lotus has a new owner in Chinese automaker Geely (OTCMKT:GELYF), who’s declared ambition is to turn the struggling British sports-car maker into a rival of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Porsche (OTCMKT:POAHY). A bit far-fetched in that Lotus sold less than 1600 cars globally last year, […]

China Lodging Group (ADR) (NASDAQ:HTHT) Heffx Technical Analysis

China Lodging Group (ADR) (NASDAQ:HTHT) Heffx Technical Analysis

China Lodging Group (ADR) (NASDAQ:HTHT) Heffx Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 126.73. The projected lower bound is: 104.14. The projected closing price is: 115.43. Candlesticks A […]

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China Capitaland has struck an alliance with China UnionPay to enable cashless payment in China through the former’s cardless rewards programme, CapitaStar, at the IE Singapore – CapitaLand Tech & Innovation Summit in Beijing on Friday. CapitaLand also sealed technology collaborations with leading Chinese players, which include launching a […]

China Industrial Profits Rise

China Industrial Profits Rise

China’s major industrial firms saw stronger profit growth in the first ten months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) said Monday. China’s industrial sector has been boosted by a year-long, government-led construction spree, which helped lift demand and prices for building materials, especially over the first half of the year. Prices of industrial […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has brought its Portofino to China, as part of their 70th Anni celebrations that featured a program covering 60 nations. The Portofino is the successor of the California T, the Supercar will have a starting price of RMB Yuan 2,908,000, or $438,382, including luxury tax, at today’s […]

China Cord Blood Corp (NYSE:CO) Heffx Technical Analysis

China Cord Blood Corp (NYSE:CO) Heffx Technical Analysis

China Cord Blood Corp (NYSE:CO) Heffx Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 11.31. The projected upper bound is: 11.72. The projected lower bound is: 10.23. The projected closing price is: 10.97. Candlesticks […]

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding A total of 30 new small and medium-sized enterprises debuted on China’s National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the “new third board,” in the past week. The newcomers brought the total number of companies on the board to 11,649, data from the NEEQ showed. Turnover on […]

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections A very exciting Bank of China Race Day. The BOCHK Jockey Club Cup is one of three G2 features on Sunday, alongside the BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile and BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m), which are the prime lead-up races to the LONGINES […]

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk $CNY, $UBS, $MCO The Chinese finance sector’s RMB 253-T ($38-T) of off-balance sheet items pose little risk because more than two-thirds of them are relatively harmless components such as custodial funds and untapped credit-card limits, said UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS). Despite the size of the number, a […]

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea China sending special envoy to NKorea, state media said Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump concluded an Asian tour to rally support against Pyongyang’s nuclear threats. President Xi Jinping’s special envoy, Song Tao, is going to NKorea Friday to discuss the Chinese Communist Party’s congress, which took place last […]

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption $BABA November 11 shopping spree is a commercial miracle for the world The record sales at major Chinese e-Commerce sites Saturday offer an insight into the robust domestic demand in the world’s 2nd-largest economy. November 11 has become an online shopping spree since Y 2009 when Alibaba’s Tmall made […]

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song This is Terrific, Good on Ivanka, Jared and Arabella! President Donald Trump’s granddaughter Arabella Kushner sings in Mandarin. (CGTN/YouTube) President Trump showed Chinese President Xi Jinping a video of his granddaughter in a Chinese-style dress singing a song in Mandarin and reciting a poem, which she dedicated […]

US-China Tie-up at “New Historic Starting Point”

US-China Tie-up at “New Historic Starting Point”

US-China Tie-up at “New Historic Starting Point” Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday the Sino-US relations are “at a new historic starting point.” “China is willing to work together with the United States to respect each other, stick to mutual benefit and reciprocity, focus on cooperation, and manage and control differences,” President Xi said during […]

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship $SOYB, $USD, $CNY The US Soybean industry is very optimistic about the future relationship with the Chinese soybean processing and utilization industries. “We expect China’s economy to grow, consumers’ income to increase and urbanization to expand,” Paul Burke, North Asia regional director of US Soybean Export Council […]

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China US President Donald Trump arrived in Beijing Wednesday afternoon, starting his state visit to China. The 3-day trip is Trump’s 1st visit to the country since he assumed the Presidency on 20 January. He is the 1st head of state to visit China since the landmark […]

China to Open Up Financial Markets with Tougher Regulations

China to Open Up Financial Markets with Tougher Regulations

China to Open Up Financial Markets with Tougher Regulations China’s central bank (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, 69 anni, says that the country’s financial system is becoming significantly more vulnerable due to high leverage. Zhou who has made some stern warnings recently about debt levels in the world’s 2nd-largest, soon to be the world largest economy. […]

$5-B China Investment Fund Coming to Buy US Manufacturers

$5-B China Investment Fund Coming to Buy US Manufacturers

$5-B China Investment Fund Coming to Buy US Manufacturers $GS Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) partners with sovereign fund China Investment Corp. (CIC) to jointly launch an up to $5-B fund to invest in US manufacturers. CIC is 1 of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds The details of the fund will be announced Thursday as part […]

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Market, How Important? $GLD, $USDCNY China has been accumulating Gold over the past 10 years, and it is also the largest producer of Gold in the world and perhaps the world’s biggest consumers of the precious Yellow metal. The World Gold Council’s (WGC) data for Q-2 Y 2017, says […]

China Economic Update

China Economic Update

China’s manufacturing sector expanded at a slower but stable pace in October, according to official data Tuesday. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) came in at 51.6, moderating from 52.4 in September and 51.7 in August, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while below reflects contraction. NBS statistician […]

Clintons Tied to Scandals, as Triple Deus Ex Machina Descends Upon Washington

Clintons Tied to Scandals, as Triple Deus Ex Machina Descends Upon Washington

Clintons Tied to Scandals, as Triple Deus Ex Machina Descends Upon Washington It is delicious to see, even more suddenly and completely than anyone had anticipated, the breakdown of the steamroller media smear of Donald Trump. A trinitarian deus ex machina descended. Trinitarian: belief in the doctrine of the Trinity. Deus Ex Machina: the central interface […]

China Makes a Move on the USD

China Makes a Move on the USD

China is set to roll out a yuan-denominated oil contract as early as this year. Analysts call the plan, announced by Beijing in September, a huge move against the dollar’s global dominance. The so-called petro-yuan is a “wake up call” for investors who haven’t paid attention to the Chinese plans, according to the head of […]

China Life Insurance (ADR) (NYSE:LFC) Long Term Bullish Trend

China Life Insurance (ADR) (NYSE:LFC) Long Term Bullish Trend

China Life Insurance (ADR) (NYSE:LFC) Long Term Bullish Trend Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 16.85. The projected lower bound is: 15.52. The projected closing price is: 16.19. Candlesticks […]

China Mobile (ADR) (NYSE:CHL) Time to Buy?

China Mobile (ADR) (NYSE:CHL) Time to Buy?

China Mobile (ADR) (NYSE:CHL) Time to Buy? Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 52.18. The projected lower bound is: 48.98. The projected closing price is: 50.58. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During […]

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC Investors in China including HEFFX paid close attention to the 19th National Congress to help guide them in to what will become the hot areas of the Chinese Economy. For those of us looking to gauge the growth trajectory of China’s economy over the next five years, meaningful hints […]

China Expects to Achieve Annual Economic Growth Target

China Expects to Achieve Annual Economic Growth Target

China Expects to Achieve Annual Economic Growth Target China’s economy is expected to attain or surpass the government’s annual growth target of around 6.5% this year, a chief economic planner said Saturday. “The growth target of around 6.5% is expected to be fulfilled successfully, and it is possible to achieve even better results,” said He […]

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (HKG:2628) Target $40

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (HKG:2628) Target $40

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (HKG:2628) Target $40 This is one worth buying in Hong Kong. China Life, the country’s biggest life insurer, estimates that its net profits for the first three quarters will surge by 95 percent due to increased investment return. Preliminary calculations show that the company’s profits during the January-September period reached […]

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

Some Western countries have been doubting China’s political system, especially the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s status as the only ruling party, despite the country’s success in hosting the Beijing Olympic Games, developing into the world’s second largest economy and becoming a leading innovator in mobile technology. It is a ruling party’s ability to make […]

Samsung Electronics Invests in China AI Tech

Samsung Electronics Invests in China AI Tech

Samsung Electronics has invested in a Chinese artificial intelligence technology developer as part of its efforts to catch up in the intensifying global race for AI platforms and devices, according to sources Sunday. In August, Samsung made a significant investment in DeePhi Tech, a Tsinghua-based startup with deep learning technologies, a source told The Korea […]

China is a Growth Story

China is a Growth Story

Investor confidence in China’s securities market remains strong, data from the China Securities Investor Protection Fund Corp. (SIPF) showed. The investor confidence index compiled by the SIPF came in at 58.1 in September, retreating 0.9 percent from August’s high. On a yearly basis, the index still marked a 15.5-percent rise. Readings above 50 signal investor […]

China Real Estate News

China Real Estate News

China’s property market is expected to continue stabilizing in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior official said Sunday. The market will continue to see slower growth in transaction volume and stabilizing prices, Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Wang Menghui told a press conference on the sidelines of the 19th National Congress of […]

China to Guide Investment Capital to High Growth Areas

China to Guide Investment Capital to High Growth Areas

China to Guide Investment Capital to High Growth Areas China will introduce measures aimed at guiding private investment into areas that have a higher growth potential, a senior official with NDRC (the state planning agency) said Saturday. China also would take steps to lower the investment threshold for private investors, said Zhang Yong, the vice-head […]

China Wages are on the Rise

China Wages are on the Rise

Zhaopin Limited (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform[2] in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities through their career lifecycle, released its 2017 third-quarter report on China labor market supply and demand for white-collar workers. While the competition for jobs continued to ease in the third quarter, the average monthly salary […]

The Railcar Indicator Points to Growth in China

The Railcar Indicator Points to Growth in China

The Railcar Indicator Points to Growth in China Warren Buffett once said that if he were stuck on a desert island and allowed only one number to know how the economy was doing, he would pick railcar traffic. Using that indicator China looks ready to continue their stellar growth for decades to come. A total […]

China Posts Strong Economic Growth

China Posts Strong Economic Growth

China Posts Strong Economic Growth China’s economy continued its firm growth in the first three quarters of this year, with gross domestic product expanding 6.9 percent year on year to 59.3288 trillion yuan (about 8.9614 trillion U.S. dollars), official data showed Thursday. The growth rate held steady from a 6.9-percent increase in the first half […]

China: Xi’s report to 19th CPC National Congress

China: Xi’s report to 19th CPC National Congress

Xi Jinping delivered a report to the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday. The following are the highlights of the report: A NEW ERA WITH NEW THOUGHT Socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era. The CPC has given shape to the Thought on Socialism […]

The 1st China-US Investment Database Debuts 

The 1st China-US Investment Database Debuts 

The 1st China-US Investment Database Debuts Wednesday, a comprehensive China-US investment and cooperation database was launched in NYC, aiming at enhancing cooperation between the Chinese and US business communities and promoting Chinese investment in the United States. The database, the 1st investment information database serving Chinese companies and their partners in the United States, was established […]

China’s President Xi Unveils Vision for ‘New Era’ of Strong Growth

China’s President Xi Unveils Vision for ‘New Era’ of Strong Growth

China’s President Xi Unveils Vision for ‘New Era’ of Strong Growth Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping, 64 anni, laid out his vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity, income inequality and pollution. Opening the Communist Party congress, Xi pledged […]

China Economy is Set to Explode

China Economy is Set to Explode

China is set to raise the curtain for the national gathering of one of the world’s largest political parties on Wednesday. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will “make new strategic arrangements for the country’s reform and development over the next five years and beyond,” Tuo Zhen, spokesman for the […]

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years The eyes of the world turn to China as the Communist Party of China (CPC) hold its 19th National Congress, where the CPC unveil new leadership and set the course for national development for the next 5 years and beyond. Shayne and I believe that […]

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China Inglis is pleased to announce it has doubled its sponsorship of the Yulong Race Series in China, taking its total financial support to RMB 2million. The Yulong Race Series is contested over several heats for Inglis graduates racing in China. The final is the Inglis China-Australia […]

Miners Seeing China’s Silk Road Paved with Gold

Miners Seeing China’s Silk Road Paved with Gold

Miners Seeing China’s Silk Road Paved with Gold $GLD, $ABX As far as China’s miners are concerned, the new Silk Road is paved with Gold. Buoyed by a 15% rise in the Gold price YTD, Chinese mining executives in Tianjin were talking up their ambitions for overseas expansion. In doing so they embraced Chinese President […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) China To Be Teslas Largest Market

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) China To Be Teslas Largest Market

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) China To Be Teslas Largest Market Piper Jaffray reiterated its overweight rating on Tesla shares, predicting the electric car maker will thrive in China. “China could eventually be Tesla’s biggest source of revenue,” analyst Alexander Potter wrote in a note to clients Tuesday. “If Tesla sidesteps [its] obstacles by making EVs locally, […]

China Remains on Growth Path

China Remains on Growth Path

The Asian Development Bank projected China’s growth at 6.7 percent this year and 6.4 percent for 2018, unchanged from its July estimates. In an update of the Asian Development Outlook, its flagship annual economic publication, ADB said today better-than-expected external demand, proactive fiscal policy and strong domestic consumption have combined to drive up China’s growth. […]

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit Monday, China’s Central authorities released a guideline document on encouraging entrepreneurial spirit and creating a favorable environment for entrepreneurship. The guideline, the 1st of its kind focused on entrepreneurial spirit, was released by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council in a move to drive […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Counts on Isabel Ge Mahe to Turn China Around

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Counts on Isabel Ge Mahe to Turn China Around

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Counts on Isabel Ge Mahe to Turn China Around Mahe, 43, is taking on a critical new role at Apple. In July, CEO Tim Cook named her the first-ever vice president and managing director for Apple in what it calls Greater China—the mainland plus Hong Kong and Taiwan. Apple’s other sales regions […]

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon China will roll out a negative list for foreign investment, which has been tested in pilot FTZ’s (free-trade zones). The negative list model, which states the sectors and businesses that are off limits to foreign investment, will be adopted nationwide as early as Y 2018. “Introduction of […]

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming UC Browser, a mobile internet software developed on the Chinese mainland, has provided services to over 150 countries and regions with over 1,000 million overseas users. Its market shares in India and Indonesia have reached 55.4% and 47.5% respectively. Meanwhile, Kingsoft Game, though scarcely known in China, has become very popular […]

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday. Ricardo Malavazi Martins, Oi’s chief financial officer, said at the sidelines of an event in Rio […]

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights A Bank of China executive has backed the City of London to help manage the risk posed by Beijing’s mammoth infrastructure programme, the belt and road initiative. Sun Yu, general manager of the bank’s London branch, said the capital’s powerhouse financial sector could be a “solution provider” for […]

China to Continue Tourism Push

China to Continue Tourism Push

China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO).  It […]

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations  Chinese tourists becoming the Key driver of global tourism China’s travel industry is projected to grow at an average rate of 8% Y-Y annually from Y 2017 to Y 2027, outpacing other major economies like India and the US, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. The upcoming 1 […]

No Debt Crisis in China

No Debt Crisis in China

China’s central bank, the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and the State Council have all take explicit actions in 2017 to reduce the expansion of debt — especially the mounting indebtedness of state-owned enterprises, said Roach. “These efforts now seem to be having a positive impact. According to the Bank for International Settlements, China’s ‘credit gap’ […]

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China China’s Belt and Road Initiative can contribute to realizing the dream of the Asian Century through enhancing regional economic integration. HEFFX has a very bullish out look on Asia and China as the Belt and Road Initiative rolls out across the world. Speaking at a seminar entitled […]

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted China hit back Friday at the S&P Global Ratings’ downgrade of the country’s sovereign credit rating, with the finance ministry calling it a “wrong decision.” The Ministry of Finance (MOF) website described the decision as “perplexing,” with the economy on a firm footing. S&P said Thursday that it had lowered China’s long-term […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

China Economy Remains Strong

China Economy Remains Strong

Industrial output, a gauge of the activity of large enterprises, grew 6 percent year on year in August, down from the 6.4-percent pace a month earlier and retreating to the lowest level this year. Fixed asset investment fell short of expectations with a 7.8-percent rise in the January-August period, the weakest since 1999. Retail sales […]

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade One of the Key solutions is to expanding business in China is online.  e-Commerce can add billions of RMB Yuan companies sales every month. An increasing number of companies in ASEAN are seeing e-Commerce as a new growth engine for China-ASEAN trade. e-Commerce giants are also trying to tap into a […]

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs China’s investment in other countries has taken a deep dive since Beijing tightened controls to cool surging spending on assets deemed unneeded for Chinese economic development. Outward investment, aka FDI (foriegn direct investment), in the 1st 8ht months of this year fell 41.8% rom a year earlier to $68.7-B, […]

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China Luxury brands group Richemont reported today that double digit sales increases in most markets, including Hong Kong and China, helped lift sales in the Asia Pacific by 23 percent in the five months ended August. Compagnie Financière Richemont, reported that total sales for the five months ended August […]

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China’s auto sales continued to increase in August, evidence of the steady growth of the world’s largest car market, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Monday. Some 2.19 million vehicles were sold last month, up 5.3 percent year on year, maintaining momentum in July that saw sales rise 6.2 percent. Meanwhile, […]

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin Caixin reported that China was planning to shut down local crypto-currency exchanges. On Monday, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal issued similar reports, saying that China was drafting a plan to ban commercial trading of all virtual currencies. Bitcoin was trading lower by around 1.6 percent at $4,160. Speculation […]

China and UAE to Boost Trade

China and UAE to Boost Trade

The 6th session of the UAE-China Joint Economic Committee held in China’s capital of Beijing, has concluded with the two sides reporting their achievements in the development of cooperative frameworks in several vital areas of common interest. The UAE delegation was headed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, while the Chinese side […]

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China Ma Rongrong’s labour pains were unbearable. For hours she had begged for a C-section to ease her agony. After multiple requests were refused, she jumped five floors from a hospital window in northern China to her death. Ma’s family and her doctors have blamed each other for denying her the […]

China Economic Update

China Economic Update

Chinese exports grew slower than forecast in August, hit by weak global demand, but analysts said Friday that a jump in imports indicated a pick-up domestically and point to a further improvement. The figures follow a run of broadly positive readings in recent months, which have provided some optimism in the world’s number two economy […]

The China-Arab States Expo

The China-Arab States Expo

The China-Arab States Expo kicked off today in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, demonstrating the growing economic relations between the world’s 2nd largest economy and the Arab world. Juma Mohamed Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Affairs at the Ministry of Economy, who is leading the UAE high-level delegation, has […]

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation late Wednesday that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. During the phone conversation,President  Xi and President Trump exchanged their views on the current situation on the KPeninsula. Xi said China has been […]

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System $GLD, $OIL, $CNY It is a strategic move swapping Crude Oil for Gold, rather than for US Treasuries, which can be printed at will. A report released by the Nikkei Asian Review indicates that China is prepared to release a RMB Yuan denominated Crude Oil futures contract […]

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal $BTCUSD Bitcoin dives after the PBOC, China’s central bank, said ICO (initial coin offerings) are illegal and asked that all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning market for digital token sales. Monday,the PBOC on its website […]

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