China is heading for a fundamental breakdown, argues Harry Broadman, Partner, and Chair, Emerging Markets Practice, Berkeley Research Group LLC, at a wide-ranging speech at the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, November 2022 (Charleston, South Carolina). It started by bailing out investors at its stock markets, which are no real markets, he says. Read More →

Two hundred Chinese companies listed in the US thought they would get a pass when the PCAOB accepted late last year the auditing process for those companies. But financial analyst Winston Ma warns there are still significant uncertainties for those firms, as the SEC still indicates on its website those companies are still in danger of being delisted, he tells CNBC.Read More →

Hurun chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf issued the most successful Chinese heritage brands list for 2022, raking the 550-year-old Pien Tze Huang, a traditional Chinese medicine brand, and a current valuation of just under US$30bn. “That makes it the Number One most successful Chinese Heritage Brand,” says Rupert Hoogewerf.Read More →

Rupert Hoogewerf, Hurun Report Chairman and Chief Researcher, looks for the 2022 Hurun Richest Women in China list at who those women are. In his 17th year, women have been doing better, despite the global downturn for the rich over the past few years.Read More →

Author and journalist Zhang Lijia answers questions from viewers at Sky News on the protests against China’s zero-covid policies and the Tiananmen uprising in 1989 when she organized protests in Nanjing. Also joined by political scientist and economist Francis Fukuyama.Read More →

Leading economist Arthur Kroeber, author of China’s Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®, discusses how China’s leadership balances between control and economic growth, looking at the zero-Covid policies and the property crisis at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard Kennedy School Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia.Read More →

China’s annual Single’s Day has been in 2022 relatively lackluster, and Alibaba and JD.com even did not release figures this year. Marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok presents for brands new ways to measure their performance. Four metrics she explains at her vlog for brands to prepare for the next shopping events in this fast-changing consumer market.Read More →

Many analysts took a negative view of Xi Jinping’s more centralized grip on China’s policies, but leading economist Arthur Kroeber looks at it differently, at least in the short run. Major problems like the zero-covid approach and the downturn of property have already benefited from Xi’s more coherent approach, Kroeber says at the Starr forum at MIT.Read More →