Next stop China: how small businesses can tame the dragon

Investigate major market trends, seek customer feedback and watch the competition. Groups like the EU SME Centre publish sector specific guides, the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) has a business in China handbook, and private research firms can help ... ( read original story ...)

China urges Australian business to focus on the ideas boom

Chinese business leaders say they are keen to work more closely with Australian companies on research and development projects, urging both countries to look outside the traditional trade relationship and to capitalise on the "ideas boom" . Corporate ... ( read original story ...)

Canada joins China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

The bank has does not limit participation to members. Joining, however, carries other benefits, said John Gruetzner, a Canadian business consultant with extensive experience in China, and co-founder of the Ottawa-based China Policy Centre. It’s ... ( read original story ...)

Business with China only sometimes a deal-breaker for Trump

Anthony Scaramucci announced to the world in January that he would be leaving Wall Street for the White House to become President Donald Trump's top public liaison. Not long after, Scaramucci was told by Trump's chief of staff that the sale of his hedge ... ( read original story ...)

Big brokerage IPO requires faith in Chinese reform

China’s second-biggest brokerage is expected to raise $2 billion ... Shares in recently listed peers Orient and Everbright, for example, trade below their IPO price and underperform the benchmark Hang Seng Index. On the other hand, heavyweights like ... ( read original story ...)

China business confidence index rises in Q1 – cbank survey

BEIJING, March 21 Business confidence among entrepreneurs in China improved in the first quarter of 2017 from the fourth quarter last year, according to a survey by the People's Bank of China published on Tuesday. Another central bank survey showed bankers ... ( read original story ...)

Airbnb embarks on China push with more staff, local name

"Chinese millennials, they are a huge market - nearly half a billion people, 400 million Chinese millennials and they represent 80 percent of our business here in China," he said. "Our idea is to bring people together from every country in the world and ... ( read original story ...)

Tencent brand is still China’s most valuable

Chinese technology giant Tencent remains China’s most valuable brand, growing its worth 29 per cent to US$106 billion, according to the BrandZ top 100 most valuable Chinese brands report. It shows that technology brands continued to lead the way, with ... ( read original story ...)