Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’

China Releases White Paper on Energy

Saturday, January 12, 2008 0:18 7 Comments

In what appears to be a first, and perhaps an insider view into the discussions surrounding the Draft Energy Law, the State Council Information Office published a White Paper on Energy on their website. Broken into 8 parts, the white paper provided some interesting insights into the current situation of china’s Energy industry in terms […]

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Event: The Drafting of China Energy Law

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 21:52 Comments Off on Event: The Drafting of China Energy Law

Perhaps one of the most important laws that will go into place this year, I highly suggest that anyone in Beijing next Thursday go to this EU Chamber event (h/t Renminbi) 17th January, 8:30 am China World Hotel Members: 200 RMB Non-members: 400 RMB The new Energy Law is still in the drafting process and […]

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Chengdu Investment News: January 7, 2008

Monday, January 7, 2008 1:38 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: January 7, 2008

Agricultural Trade Office at US Consulate General Chengdu opened On December 14, the Agricultural Trade Office at US Consulate General Chengdu was formally opened in Chengdu, which is the fourth set up by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in China, following those of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, and which is also USDA’s 102nd among overseas […]

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China is RUNNING OUT OF WATER…

Thursday, January 3, 2008 17:09 31 Comments

An area that I have been working more and more on is sustainability, and for those of you who are following Crossroads, you will know that water is a HUGE area of concern for me.. and for China. Well, apparently, while I have been writing there are others who have been discussing the real threat […]

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Chengdu Investment News: December 18

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 12:43 Comments Off on Chengdu Investment News: December 18

1. Coca Cola to add product lines of canned coke in Chengdu next year On December 1, while vice president of Coca Cola Investment Group Irial Finan met deputy secretary of CPC Chengdu and major Ge Honglin, he noted that Chengdu has became one of Coca Cola’s quickest developing areas and he has confidence in […]

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OMG. Wahaha Won Round #1 of Hangzhou Arbitration

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:17 1 Comment

Danone says Wahaha trademark ruling illegal I just picked this up from the Shanghai Daily, and while I am not surprised….I am stunned.Like I said in a couple of posts before, it is clear that someone dropped the ball in getting this trademark transfered, and it is only now that they are fully realizing the […]

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China 2008: What If, What Else, and What Are The Odds

Saturday, December 8, 2007 8:28 11 Comments

During 2007, China changed a lot. There were new regulations, a strengthening RMB, consumers starting voicing their opinion, the Hu Wen Administration implemented numerous new LARGE regulations that affected everyone doing business in China… and I am pulling them together to see what is next. Spawned from my curiosity and inability to stop thinking in […]

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Hyatt Can’t Build Their Own Hotels… but Shimao Can

Saturday, November 17, 2007 23:48 Comments Off on Hyatt Can’t Build Their Own Hotels… but Shimao Can

Quickly following up on the impact of the recent foreign investment regulations in China, I found th article Shimao to build up 20 China hotels in the Shanghai Daily. Xu Rongmao, Chairman of Shimao, apparently commented at the opening of the Hyatt on the Bund (Shanghai) that: “As planned, we will open more hotels in […]

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