Sustainable urbanisation drives innovation

China’s drive towards sustainable development is inspiring some innovative urban planning solutions. Due to its relatively late industrialisation it has the opportunity to develop its new cities while learning from mistakes made in the West. Mark Harrison, Sector Director for Urban Planning and Consultancy for…

Thirsty work

The environmental and social cost of producing semiconductors could be too high for China to bear.

China’s Urbanisation: Opportunities and Challenges for the World

Will China’s urbanisation process result in improvements to social welfare and an eventual reform of the hukou system?

Feel the pressure

The effect of urbanisation on labour and skills — the largest threat to China’s aspirations for continued growth

Should I stay or should I go?

How to comply with China’s new visa laws.

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.

Building Rome in a week (or two)

With total investment reaching CNY 100 trillion (EUR 12 trillion) in 2012, China’s construction industry will continue to grow quickly for the foreseeable future.

Build your IPR portfolio

An important component of your business strategy in China should be the management of intellectual property (IP) portfolios.

Smart Cities

Europe and China’s efforts to promote the development of Smart Cities between the two regions have received support from the EU-China Dialogue Support Facility (PDSF II).