Posts Tagged ‘2nd Tier’

Chengdu Investment News: December 15, 2008

Monday, December 15, 2008 22:34 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: December 15, 2008

1. Gathering in Chengdu, Dell carrying over 200 retailers to discuss development On December 1st, the global PC giant Dell called together over 200 retailers to participate in the “Retail Channel Partnership Summit” in Chengdu, to discuss the 2009 consumption market strategy, which is the first time for Dell’s consumption business to hold the partnership […]

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Changshu Economic Development Zone News: December 4, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008 2:46 Comments Off on Changshu Economic Development Zone News: December 4, 2008

Statistics from Jiangsu Transportation Department showed from January to August 2008 the throughput capacity of Suzhou Port (which represents the combined three ports including Changshu Port, Taicang Port and Zhangjiagang) reached 137 million tons, 16.81% increase over the same period of 2007. Changshu port, one of the three ports which were put together called Suzhou […]

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Chengdu Investment News: November 30, 2008

Sunday, November 30, 2008 7:37 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: November 30, 2008

1. To invest 258.8 billion yuan, 4 heavy disaster areas of Chengdu to be recovered and reconstructed in 3 years The municipality of Chengdu has completed the “General Implementation Planning of Recovery and Reconstruction of Heavy Disaster Areas of Chengdu after Earthquake of Wenchuan”, according to which, 258.876 billion yuan and about 3 years will […]

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Chinese Statistical Reporting. Form Letters Run Amok

Saturday, November 29, 2008 21:09 Comments Off on Chinese Statistical Reporting. Form Letters Run Amok

For anyone looking for statistics in China, a trip to the local library can be a fruitful adventure where volumes of the National Bureau of Statistics guides sit. I myself was introduced to these guides 5 years ago when researching 20 2nd tier cities. Day after day I was pouring through the tomes (some in […]

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Sichuan’s Economic Aftershocks

Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:19 Comments Off on Sichuan’s Economic Aftershocks

For many now.. if you mention economic meltdown or implosion, pictures of Wall Street and Guangzhou come to mind. However, for those in the earthquake affected regions of China’s southwest provinces, the economic aftershocks are still be felt by many. In this clip, Nick Macke presents the economic hurdles that are faced in the region.  […]

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Chengdu Investment News: November 18, 2008

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 9:26 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: November 18, 2008

1. Chengdu’s GDP ranked third in central and western China for first three quarters On November 4th, Chengdu Bureau of Statistics published the ranking of the main economic indexes of Chengdu in the first three quarters in comparison with those of cities in Midwest China and of deputy-provincial cities of the country. It is learnt […]

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Building Out Wuhan to Its Fullest Geographic Potential

Friday, November 7, 2008 8:07 1 Comment

Outside of Chengdu, there are few cities in China that have as many advantages as Wuhan. It is logistically in a great place with air, rail, national highway, and river transport options all intersecting – in a single location. It has a strong history of industry It has access to a lot of locally sourced […]

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Chengdu Investment News: November 1, 2008

Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:34 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: November 1, 2008

1. Zhejiang Companies invest another 5.8 billion yuan, to support Chengdu’s post-disaster reconstruction On October 15th, during the investment introduction meeting (Zhejiang) of Post-disaster Construction of Sichuan, companies from Zhejiang province signed with Chengdu counterparts 4 industrial projects and 3 services sector projects, of total investment of 5.8 billion yuan, using actual action to show […]

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