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    Common mistakes made during M&As

    Feb. 4 – Today we excerpt part of an article that first appeared in the China Briefing’s new Technical Guide to M&A. With more and more multinationals consider mergers and acquisitions as a means of entering the Chinese market, many are finding out the hard way that mistakes and misperceptions about M&A deals in China[…..]

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    Chinese rubles

    China lost control much of the northern territory of Manchuria (latter day Heilongjiang, Liaoning and Jilin provinces) from 1895 until the end of World War II and the defeat of the Japanese. The area was highly volatile and controlled via a series of treaties by both Russia and Japan. The Russians developed Harbin as a[…..]

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    37,000 reservists, 30 aircraft, 4,000 rocket launchers and 7,000 anti-aircraft guns

    China’s meteorological bureau guarantees good weather for Olympics BEIJING, Feb. 1 – Beijing’s Meteorological Bureau announced yesterday at a Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee meeting that they are fully prepared to take control of the most unpredictable element in sports – the weather. China is a world leader along with the Russians in what is known[…..]

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    Corporate America’s China plus one strategy

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 – Traveling around California and Nevada these past two weeks (you guessed it, Las Vegas has got to be an essential stop on any self-respecting conference go-er) it struck me in talking to American businesses large and small how much the Far East is changing in perception for[…..]

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    China to strengthen management of cross-border capital flows

    BEIJING, Jan. 30 – China’s foreign exchange regulator said yesterday it will strengthen management of cross-border capital flows and short-term bank borrowing in 2008. The State Administration of Foreign Exchange will conduct checks on cross-border capital flows, paying particular attention to how foreign currency converted into yuan is used in China. China faces increasing pressure[…..]

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    China struggles to recover from worst winter storm in 50 years

    By Andy Scott SHANGHAI, Jan. 29 – The biggest winter storm to hit many parts of Eastern China in 50 years brought down buildings, closed train stations and left millions stranded throughout the country just days ahead of the biggest holiday season. One day after the storm killed at least a dozen people and brought[…..]

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    Can China and India save the world economy?

    Jan. 29 – As fears of a U.S. recession begin to bite – Asian stock markets crashed yesterday by over 7 percent – we reproduce a story by Agence France Press on the issue. Quoting our own Senior Partner of Dezan Shira & Associates, as well as other informed names such as George Soros, Zhang Ming and[…..]

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    Asian stocks slide amid global recession concerns

    By Andy Scott SHANGHAI, Jan. 28 – Asian stocks tumbled Monday as traders took their cues from a faltering U.S. economy and a Wall Street that lost ground on Friday following a two-day rally. Following last week’s ups and downs, investor sentiment remained fragile throughout the region as stocks slumped on renewed fears of a[…..]

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