Beauties revive cosmetics brands

For instance, Cle de Peau Beaute, a high-end brand of Japanese cosmetics manufacturer Shiseido Co Ltd, has been in the China market for nearly two decades. But, until recently, it remained largely obscure and was ignored. So much so its brand managers ... ( read original story ...)

U.S. And China To Face Off Over Aramco IPO

Speculation continued into early 2018 about who — or which organization — would be the ultimate buyer of the five percent stake being offered for sale in Saudi Arabia’s national oil company, Saudi Aramco. As political and economic crises mounted in ... ( read original story ...)

The 10 Most Taboo Topics for Luxury Brands in China

Public outrage over supermodel Liu Wen’s recent holiday greeting demonstrates how easy it has become to “hurt the feelings” of the Chinese people (or their bots), even when using social media sites that are banned in China. Liu was heavily criticised ... ( read original story ...)

Blackmores stumbles on China costs and fish oil shortages

It also said profits from its China business had grown by just 4 per cent as it bumped up investment and spent more on expanding its in-country presence in China. Mr Henfrey said Blackmores still expects solid growth in the second half of 2017-18 ... ( read original story ...)

China remains Philippines’ top trading partner in 2017

This was brought about by imports growth averaging 20.7 percent from 2010 to 2017," Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia told a business forum. For 2017, he said Philippine exports to China grew 8.4 percent, with top exports mostly being ... ( read original story ...)

China can achieve sustainable growth through reform: World Bank

China can achieve more inclusive and sustainable development with coordinated reforms that maximize development impact and address its development challenges, according to a report from the World Bank Group. China's growth has been slowing to a "new normal ... ( read original story ...)