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.
While the sharing economy has taken off globally, it has gripped China in particular. Now, coworking spaces – shareable work and office environments – are in the spotlight.
China recently released revisions to the Medical Device Classification Catalogue, marking its first update in 15 years. Here, we look at the changes to the catalogue, and what to expect next.
Recent reforms to China’s foreign investment regime have lifted ownership restrictions and offered new preferential policies in a number of industries. In this article, we outline new industry opportunities emerging from the changes.