SE Asian and Chinese manufacturers perk up

Chinese manufacturers and theirJapanese and South Korean counterparts continued their recovery from the fallout of the…

Sinomach pumps $29bn into Greater Bay Area

Sinomach is planning to  build a US$28.6 billion smart industrial complex in Huizhou in China's Greater…

Hong Kong crisis makes Tokyo walk the line

Japan wants to use the Hong Kong crisis to persuade its bankers to mover to Tokyo,…

Pandemic and environmentalists put pressure on New Silk Road

Governments want China to restructure, delay repayments or forgive tens of billions of dollars of loans…

Secondary Hang Seng listings open new front in US-China trade war

China’s largest online retailer JD.com will tomorrow become the latest in a growing roll call of…

Israel sucked into US-China trade war while India waits in the wings

US-China trade war: Israel has turned down a Hong Kong firm’s $1bn investment bid for the…

Lenovo bounce-back sign of things to come for PC industry….

Lenovo Group, the world’s biggest maker of personal computers, is expecting year-on-year PC sales to begin…

‘Travel bubbles’ give trade and tourism grounds for hope

The global tourist industry is estimated to account for more than 10% of the world’s GDP…

Maersk halves train times from China to Europe via Turkey

The journey time for the movement of goods between China and Europe was effectively slashed in…

Healthcare diplomacy helps consolidate China’s soft power

China’s soft power: The coronavirus pandemic has given President Xi Jinping’s administration the opportunity to continue…

Huwaei wins Russian 5G contract as Trump pushes Xi and Putin into each others’ arms

Huawei is to build Russia’s first 5G wireless network after it struck a deal with MTS…

BASF winning out in US-China trade war

BASF has emerged as one of the early winners from the fall-out between Washington and Beijing…

Fears of trade war and slowdown in recovery with US set to slap $60bn tariff bill on China

Fears of a trade war and a subsequent downturn in the global economy grew  this week…

Tencent boss Pony Ma climbs Forbes rich list in rise and rise of e-commerce

With Amazon’s  Jeff Bezos wresting top spot in the Forbes rich list from Microsoft’s Bill Gates …

A clash of symbols: Li pledges to open China up to foreign ownership as Trump slaps on steel import tariffs

Within days of US President Donald Trump declaring his intention to impose tariffs on steel imports, …

Exxon withdrawal and CEFC chief’s fall from grace double whammy for Rosneft

In what can without exaggeration be described as a bad day at the office,  Rosneft was…

China pips India in battle for stake in Dakha Stock Exchange

This week’s announcement from Bangladesh that it had rejected a bid for a 25% stake in…

Russia and China set to join forces in Saudi Aramco IPO

A joint Russia-China investment fund  is gearing up to participate in Saudi Aramco’s forthcoming IPO, the CEO of…

Apple’s Chinese data centre to open in 2020

Apple’s Chinese $1bn data centre should be up and running by 2020, sources close to the…

Liu steps out of Davos shadows to fuel speculation about Chinese succession

Speculation that  the Harvard – educated economist Liu He is being groomed as successor to Chinese…

City of London looks to China and BRI to soften Brexit blow

Brexit: Around 200 British and Chinese government representatives and business leaders will gather in London this…

China’s thirst for energy drives trade with Russia to new heights

Russia has reached its goal of increasing bilateral trade with China  to $80bn a year ahead…

Realities of Chinese FDI in Russia come home to roost by Baikal

The day-to-day implications of Russia’s pivot eastward are gradually unfolding for its Far Eastern and Siberian…

Sri Lanka leases Hambantota port to Chinese to cover loans – from China

Sri Lanka has formally handed over its loss-making southern port of Hambantota to China on a…