Global companies have been warning of the major effects of China’s lockdown on their operations, curtailing Shanghai for more than six weeks. But they have very few alternatives apart from sitting out the ordeal, says Shanghai-based business analyst Ben Cavender to CNN. The corporate exodus from Russia after the invasion of Ukraine did not help. For sure, consumption in China is down.Read More →

Almost half a year ago the real estate giant Evergrande started to fall apart under its 300 billion US dollar debts, but the collapse – expected by many – has not yet emerged. Financial analyst Sara Hsu explains in the Commercial Observer why this collapse has not happened.Read More →

Two-thirds of the world’s richest women come from China, says the latest Hurun Rich List report. “If we want to understand the global women entrepreneurship, we have to start from China. China has been home to more than two-thirds of the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs in the past decade,” said Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and chief research officer of Hurun Global Rich List in the state-owned Global Times.Read More →

The plan to ban immigration by US President Donald Trump will be mostly hurt US tech companies who cannot recruit talents anymore, says business analyst Shaun Rein to the BBC. “Now, with the immigration ban, more top Chinese, Indian and other foreign talent will seek jobs in tech hubs globally like Shenzhen, Seoul and Bangalore rather than Silicon Valley,” Shaun Rein adds.Read More →

China has developed into the largest consumer markt of the world, passing the US. Business analyst Shaun Rein explains to Richard Engel of NBC how they did it. “China is an unstoppable force,” Shaun says. You can see the full NBC program on China here. Shaun Rein is a speakerRead More →