Belt & Road Initiative: Business Opportunities and Challenges for European SMEs

The size and scope of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) warrant European companies, including SMEs, giving it a close look. In fact, according to the European Chamber’s Business Confidence Survey 2018, businesses are doing just that: more than half of respondents saw opportunities in…

BRI: An Optimistic View from Harrogate, UK

From a European perspective the story of the BRI is a mixed bag of optimistic rhetoric and political suspicion. However, de­spite the sky-is-falling noises mainly from nationalistic European politicians, Chinese investment across Europe remains both sought-after and welcomed by business, according to Jon Geldart, Executive…

Learning from Japan’s ‘Lost Decade’

The New Rules Governing Chinese Overseas Investment

Outward FDI From China

A New Direction for a New China

Banking on Development

AIIB’s Importance in the New Financial Order

The Global Chinese Citizen

How serving China’s ultra-rich is shaking up the global wealth management industry

It’s a gas: Investment opportunities in China’s industrial gas market

Due to their wide-ranging downstream applications and impact on the overall market, industrial gases have been dubbed the ‘blood’ of industry.

Shaping up: creating a better legal environment for investment

Increasing concerns over national security alongside the domestic ambitions of the China Manufacturing 2025 (CM2025) initiative have triggered increasing pessimism among foreign investors regarding China’s attitude towards future foreign investment. In general, though, there are more positive developments than setbacks, say Dr Michael Tan and…