Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Although an acknowledged bull when it comes to the real estate in China, Shaun Rein admits in his latest Forbes column the industry faces huge dangers too. Three to be precise: First, there simply is not enough low- and middle-income housing, because developers build
Arthur Kroeber Fantake via Flickr Negative sentiments are out on China in the West again, but economic analyst Arthur Kroeber explains in the Sinica Podcast, lead by Kaiser Kuo, why those bears are wrong. “China is still different.” Most of th€e bears are Western critics, who have no clue about China, Kroeber argues.
Zhang Jun is the Chang-Jiang Professor of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies. Prof. Zhang is a respected scholar and commentator on China’s economic reform who speaks regularly on Chinese TV stations and publishes dozens of articles in papers annually. He travels from Shanghai.
Xu Ping is a senior partner at, King & Wood and Mallesons, the largest law firm of China and Australia combined, and head of the firm’s Foreign Direct Investment Group in Beijing. Ms. Xu specializes in foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer and international arbitration. She travels from Beijing.
Jianmao Wang is professor of economics and associate dean at China Europe International Business School. He analyses the political choices the Chinese government is making, and sometimes its inability to execute them. Professor Wang gives us a peek behind the doors that mostly remain closed for the outside world. He travels from Shanghai.
Shaun Rein is the Managing Director of the China Market Research Group, the world’s leading strategic market intelligence firm focused on China. He is one of the world’s recognized thought leaders on strategy consulting in China. In 2012 he published the bestseller “The End of Cheap China.” He travels from Shanghai.
Arthur Kroeber is a respected writer and commentator on Chinese economy and Chinese companies. He has been the managing director and head of research at Dragonomics since 2002. He is also a regular contributor to the opinion page of the Financial Times and a consultant to Oxford Analytica. His articles have also appeared in the Economist, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Wired, and other publications. He travels from Beijing.
Rupert Hoogewerf is founder and compiler of the Hurun China Rich List. The list is the flagship product of Hurun Report, a luxury publishing and events company founded by Hoogewerf in 1999, which produces 20 Chinese-language magazine issues a year aimed at China’s wealth creators. Hoogewerf’s close personal relationship with many of China’s leading entrepreneurs provides the basis for the company’s busy calendar of events. He travels from Shanghai.
CEO of Advanced Business Park in Hong Kong and former director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Who wants to know about real estate in Shanghai and the rest of China, turns to Sam Crispin. For more than two decades Mr. Crispin has been part of one of China’s most booming industries, witnessing its ups and downs. He travels from Shanghai.