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Water Scarcity in China: Urbanization, Food, and Energy

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 1:51 Comments Off on Water Scarcity in China: Urbanization, Food, and Energy

Over the last couple of days there have been a couple of stories about water in China, and the fact that it is/ will be China’s primary limit to growth. As with many stories, they do not have the time to get into the nitty gritty or to present the problem in a way that […]

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Upcoming Google Hangout: Energy Security in China

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 23:32 Comments Off on Upcoming Google Hangout: Energy Security in China

Economic growth might be slowing down in China, securing enough energy for the future is still one of its major headaches. In the next China Weekly Hangout we will focus on energy security, the first of a range of hangouts on sustainability. How successful is China is securing its energy supply, and what are the […]

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Will the Chinese Always Invest in Real Estate?

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:05 1 Comment

With Bejing’s measures to cool off the economy have gutted out a number of developers recently, a few have seen this as an opportunity to continue looking for investments.  The Singaporean group Capitaland being one of them, and in the recent WSJ piece CapitaLand Sees Plenty of Spark in China, its CEO Liew Mun Leong […]

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Why Going West Makes More Sense Now.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 3:37 6 Comments

While it has been a while since I have posted anything on China’s interior, I was asked a couple of weeks ago to comment on a recent initiative between Chengdu and Chongqing to develop a new zone … together.  Historically cities that were in competition for different investments, and cities whose own markets had not […]

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Luxury in China. Not Worth Traveling For?

Sunday, January 29, 2012 18:32 3 Comments

One of the most spoken of markets in China is that of luxury. China is the #1 buyer all things luxury right now, and every day I pass by Shanghai’s Lambo store, and see two new colors in the window, confirms that. LV has three flagship stores in Shanghai.. as does Apple.. as does Ferrari. […]

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Urban Population 51.27% | Rural Population 48.73%

Thursday, January 19, 2012 18:38 2 Comments

It’s official.  There are now more Chinese who call home in one of China’s urban centers than those who remain on the farm.  It is a process that began in the late 70s with Deng Xiao Ping opening up China’s economy, and according to the McKinsey study “Preparing for China’s Urban Billion” it is a […]

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Is China Building a Wall to Repel Foreign Economic Interests?

Monday, July 12, 2010 7:18 9 Comments

Over the last few weeks, a united front of sorts has begun to develop around the issue of whether or not China has erected a new wall, a wall meant to prevent the penetration of foreign economic interests within China’s domestic market. Consisting of chambers of commerce (American and European), multilateral agencies (WTO and WB), […]

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Chengdu Investment News December 22, 2009

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 1:15 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News December 22, 2009

1. Chengdu’s Metro Line 1 laid completely, to start trial operation next October On November 30th, the municipal government of Chengdu held a press conference, announcing that the track-laying of the Metro Line 1 of Chengdu has been completely finished, and the trial operation is predicted to begin next October. 2. Chengdu expected to become […]

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