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China Auto Update: 2014 First Half

Despite a slowing economy, China’s auto industry sales were strong during the first six months of the year. Passenger car sales registered a double-digit increase of 11 percent to 9.6 million units during the period as consumers continued to flock to dealer showrooms. The slowing economy did have an impact on the commercial vehicle market, [...]

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The Dream of Exporting China-Made Cars to the United States

The ink wasn’t even dry on articles hailing the potential of China’s automobile market when China’s car makers began to dream of the day when they could sell their China made cars to the United States. While this dream has proven to be elusive, despite the ambitions and efforts of Chinese car makers to make [...]

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China Leads In Renewable Investment—Again!

China Leads In Renewable Investment—Again!

Every opportunity — and every problem — in China is big! There is no such thing as a small opportunity, or a small problem, in the world’s most populous country. That is certainly true when it comes to environmental and energy issues. With more cars on the road every year and increasing demands for power [...]

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The Price Of Fighting Corruption In China

Ever since President Xi Jinping announced his anti-corruption drive in 2013, there has been a steady flow of anecdotal evidence suggesting that fighting corruption in China is having a very real economic impact on the country. Everyone in China was somewhat amused to hear earlier this year that luxury hotels were actively trying to downgrade [...]

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In China, Cash is (Still) King!

Over the past several months, stories that China is running short of cash have become prevalent. For example, a recent Wall Street Journal article featured Xie Daoliang and the financing issues faced by his company, a Chinese manufacturer of bulldozer treads for heavy machinery. A U.S. capital goods company looking to enter China asked for [...]

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Podcast: How JFP Holdings Helps Crack the China Market

In the third episode of our first series of podcasts, Jack Perkowski talks with Wade Taylor, Host of wsRadio.com’s China America Business and Lifestyle Show, on how JFP Holdings helps U.S. and other companies to crack the China market. Click here to listen to the full program.

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Podcast: Living and Working in China

In the third episode of our first series of podcasts, Jack Perkowski talks with Wade Taylor, Host of wsRadio.com’s China America Business and Lifestyle Show, about why he went to China and what its like to live and work in the country as a foreigner. Click here to listen to the full program.

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Podcast: Chinese Investment in the United States

In the latest in our new series of podcasts, MTD‘s Jack Perkowski talks with Wade Taylor, Host of wsRadio.com’s China America Business and Lifestyle Show, about Chinese investment in the United States. Click here to listen to the full show.

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Can Tesla Outsell Porsche in China?

Over the past few weeks, there have been several announcements regarding the activities of Tesla Motors, Inc. (NasdaqGS:TSLA) in China. In late January, Tesla announced that a version of its Model S, which sells for $81,070 in the United States, would retail for 734,000 yuan ($121,300) in China after shipping costs and import duty and [...]

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Happy New Year: The Chinese IPO is Back

Happy New Year! It has only been the Chinese New Year in China for a few hours now, but it seems the Horse is bringing the IPO back. Over the past two weeks, the first batch of initial public offerings (“IPOs”) came to market with a total of nine companies listing their shares on the [...]

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