Economy

Fintech in Europe

The traditional banking sector’s response to Chinese innovation

Inside the Two Sessions: How to Enact Financial Reform while Maintaining Stability

  Although financial risk management has become more of a priority issue for the Chinese Government, the ‘stability approach’ propounded during the recent Two Sessions clearly indicates that radical reforms in the near future are improbable. Benjamin Jacobs and Yvonne Yu, APCO Worldwide, explain more below.

Are the Global Markets Right to be Concerned about China?

China’s influence on the global business environment, economy and markets has been thrown into stark relief by events during the past two months.

The Great Wall and Chinese Reforms

By examining the quality of a country’s institutions relative to its gross domestic product per capita, a clear pattern emerges.

Banking on change

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was officially launched on 29th September, 2013.

Talent management in China

Dan Zhu, Shanghai Chapter board member and Chair of Shanghai’s HR Working Group, and Jan Anne Schelling, HR Vice President at DSM, look at talent management trends in China.

Reduced forex control in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone

China’s foreign exchange control has created complexities for international operations in China.

Sources of growth in the world economy

For a company with revenue in the millions of Euros, there are almost always new sources of growth available, provided it is willing to change its perspective on the market and redefine its business model. For a European group with revenue in the billions of…

Sailing In Choppy Waters: Business implications of the economic reforms for the decade ahead

The first half of 2013 has been an unusually turbulent period for companies in China.