Watch: Jack Perkowski on China’s Stock Markets

Jack appeared on CCTV America to provide his insight on China’s stock market and economy. Click the video below to hear what he had to say on the recent rises and falls of China’s stock markets, or follow this link.

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Putting China’s Stock Market in Perspective

The recent declines in China’s stock market have triggered speculation that the Chinese economic miracle may be finally coming to an end. Combined with a declining growth rate in the country’s gross domestic product (“GDP”), many China observers worry that that the $4 trillion loss in stock market value since June will derail the government’s […]

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Expectations For The China-US Strategic Economic Dialogue

There will be no shortage of discussion topics at the Seventh China-US Strategic Economic Dialogue (“S&ED”) taking place this week in Washington, DC. Confronting the 2015 edition of the S&ED are major differences of opinions between the world’s two largest economies over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, cybersecurity, the U.S. “Pivot to Asia,” […]

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Chinese Technology Firms Eye Autos

The global automotive market, which has always been one of the most competitive in the world, is likely to become even more crowded in the years ahead. Although the level of technology required to produce the modern car is considerable, many industry analysts refer to passenger cars as mere “differentiated commodities” because the way in […]

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Q1 2015: A Watershed For China Autos?

Inevitably, price becomes a major factor in every industry in China. The vast numbers of Chinese whose per capita incomes remain well below what is considered to be middle class puts downward pressure on pricing. At the same time, intense competition among a large universe of local and international players eager to gain their fair […]

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China’s Other Electric Vehicle Industry

While the global automotive giants struggle to find a winning formula for electric vehicles (“EVs”), approximately 100 manufacturers in China have already identified a large potential market undiscovered by the traditional players. The common problems faced by EV automakers — high cost, driving range, and the availability of charging stations — are not issues for […]

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China’s M&A Market In Review

China’s M&A Market In Review

Many thanks to the team at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for their report, M&A 2014 Review and 2015 Outlook, which provides a comprehensive summary of mergers and acquisition activity in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The PwC review illustrates why Institutional Investor, the pre-eminent investor magazine, has called Chinese companies “The New Force In Global M&A.” […]

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Tesla Overestimates The China Market

Wanted: Head of China for Tesla, a $25 billion Wall Street darling whose “disruptive technology” provides Chinese auto buyers with an attractive, environmentally friendly product. This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to develop Tesla’s business in the China market, the size of which is expected to rival that of the United States in […]

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Managing The Dragon’s China Predictions For 2015

The year of the goat may go down as the year of the capital markets in China. In the closing months of 2014, China announced two major reforms that promise to have a far-reaching impact on the deployment of capital flows in and out of the country. As a result, three of my predictions this […]

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2014 Predictions: How Did We Do?

It’s that time of the year again — time to look back on the previous 12 months and assess how we did in terms of predicting the course of events in China. But first, let’s set the stage. At this time last year, China had just announced a 60-point reform plan that was described as […]

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