Jiaxing’s local government has identified ‘new energy’, ‘new materials’, and ‘energy efficiency and environment protection’ as the core of shifting away from heavier manufacturing. In this article, we look at the city’s economy, investment trends, development zones, and the advantages of setting up operations in the city.
As host of the 2016 G20 summit, Zhejiang province has been thrust into the global spotlight in recent months. The province of 55 million people is advantageously located on China’s east coast, south of Shanghai which is easily accessible via one of the world’s transoceanic bridges spanning the Hangzhou Bay.
Uncertainty in the Western political scene highlights the need to expand trade dynamics away from the typical trichotomy of the US, EU and China as focused on in Western media. In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis makes a methodical study of different regions and alliances as China pivots towards India and Russia.
In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis examines the makeup of the EU, reviews its trade agreements, and looks at the potential bilateral opportunities that exist for the UK in light of the country’s decision to leave the EU.
China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 4.7 percent in 2015, yet the form of investment is changing. Here, Chris Devonshire-Ellis takes a look at where foreign investment is currently being concentrated in the country and discusses FDI in other emerging economies in Asia.
The so-called “Panama Papers” involving a huge leak of client information from the Panamanian Law Firm Mossack Fonseca highlights the absolute need for strong IT protection and security. Over 11 million documents were shared with a German newspaper, investigating the financial backgrounds of world leaders.
The concept of Human Capital is an interesting decision making feature that is increasingly entering the corporate foreign investment mindset. In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis takes a look at China’s Human Capital rankings and the country’s overall labor market.
In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis talks about the new Chinese train character “Yong Bao,” which has been recently introduced into Thomas’s Railway World, as well as his impact on child product sales to China.