Financial Times’ Emily Feng reports that the University of Nottingham Ningbo—the first Sino-UK...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 8, 2013
At Bloomberg Businessweek, Vernon Silver describes the unraveling of encrypted blacklists used to monitor instant messages in the Chinese version of Skype, which is produced as a joint venture between Microsoft and Chinese...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 18, 2012
At The Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Landreth reports the awakening of National Film Capital, a Chinese state-run company that has lain dormant since its inception in 2008. Heading its bill of forthcoming releases is The...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 17, 2011
Cutting edge aviation technology was passed on to China in a deal between GE and the state owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China. The new technology will allow a plane to take off and land regardless of weather...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 3, 2009
The New York Times reports on the sale of GM stakes that will make its Chinese partner the majority owner of the joint venture: General Motors has reached an agreement to sell about half of its India operations and a small stake...
by Japhet Weeks | Mar 2, 2009
China and Russia may join forces to build an oil refinery in Tianjin, the port city just east of Beijing. The refinery, which will be able to process 10 million tons of crude annually, will cost an estimated $4 billion. From...
by Priscilla Jiao | Oct 11, 2008
From FT: Beijing has stepped up its monitoring of international financial institutions in the country amid fears that the failure of a large foreign group could see the global credit crisis spill over into a largely insulated...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 29, 2007
From Bloomberg: China will keep its 33 percent cap on foreign ownership of joint-venture brokerages, resisting opening its market further to foreign competition. Revised rules, which take effect next year, relax some requirements for foreigners. The regulations will let investors from abroad buy into publicly traded brokerages and cap foreign ownership at 20 percent for […]
by Timothy Lesle | Dec 19, 2007
The Danone Group, a global food-and-drink company whose brand names include Dannon yogurt and Evian water, broke off a deal to partner with Mengniu Dairy Co, one of China’s largest dairy producers. As the Wall Street Journal’s James T. Areddy writes: Groupe Danone SA’s decision to abandon a planned joint venture in China to make […]
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 10, 2007
From Wall Street Journal: A Chinese arbitration commission ruled in favor of a Chinese beverage maker on a trademark disagreement with joint-venture partner Groupe Danone SA, the latest legal twist in a closely watched case but one that is unlikely to end the dispute. The Hangzhou Arbitration Commission said the period had lapsed during which […]
by Kate Zhao | Oct 3, 2007
From Financial Times: A group of US and Chinese business people on Wednesday unveiled the first US financial services firm to be co-owned by Chinese interests. HuaMei Capital Company , as the joint venture firm is known, will be based in Chicago and Beijing, highlighting the growing links between Chinese business and the US Midwest. […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 24, 2007
Spiegel Online looks into the bitter dispute raging between Danone and Wahaha: Western businesspeople are keenly following the case, looking on with a mixture of polite sympathy and hidden schadenfreude as Danone slides into disaster. The multinational food company, which earned revenues of ‚Ç¨14.1 billion ($19.2 billion) in 2006, has since slipped into the role […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods