Traditional financial centers such as London and New York are witnessing increased competition from Chinese cities like Shanghai and Shenzhen with the rise of FinTech. In this article, we analyze China’s FinTech industry, and identify opportunities for foreign investors.
The latest issue of China Briefing Magazine, China Industries Outlook 2018, is out now and available for download from the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
China has shown that it has ambitious plans to upgrade its economy and industrial policy – and these efforts are accelerating going into 2018. Here, we look at what China has planned for the growth of its digital economy.
China has ambitious plans for its battery industry as it attempts to develop dominate electric vehicle (EV) and EV battery industries. Here, we explore the practicalities of investing in China’s EV battery industry.
The Food & Beverage Industry in China: A Guide for Brand Owners, a joint report compiled by Dezan Shira & Associates and The Silk Initiative, is out now and currently available as a complimentary download from the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
The electric vehicle (EV) industry is just one priority area of the country’s ‘Made in China 2025’ industrial strategy, which aims to transform China from a low-end manufacturer to a high-end one. Yet, the government’s goals for the industry are staggering: its target is to have five million electric vehicles on its roads by 2020, up from one million today.
Bitcoin trading recently bounced back to US$7,000, recovering after a historic dip in value following Beijing’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies in September. In this article, we look at the state of cryptocurrencies in China.
China, the world’s largest importer of waste, will ban the import of 24 types of waste by the end of the year as part of a campaign against “foreign garbage”. In this article, we examine China’s waste import industry, and discuss the consequences of the ban.