Paul French

Former Chief China Market Strategist at Mintel

Founder of Access Asia, a leading research institute on retail; acknowledged author of books on China and North Korea.

Travels from London

Paul French is founder of market research company Access Asia. As a China specialist he has been quoted in a wide variety of publications including the FT, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal Asia, the South China Morning Post and the LA Times. Paul studied history & economics in London and also has a M.Phil in Socialist Theories & Economics from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He studied Chinese at the City Literary Institute in London.

In 2012 he published the very popular book “Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China.” The rights for a TV-show on the book have been sold.

You can read his recent articles here.

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Fat China! Paul French talks about obesity in China from Danwei on Vimeo.

Danwei Interview with Paul French from danwei on Vimeo.



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