Driving up demand for LNG vehicles

2012-11-02 11:16:59

By manufacturing more LNG vehicles, China could avoid a glut in the natural gas market boosted by massive shale gas reserves along with more innovative drilling techniques.

Income distribution reform an imminent task for China

2012-11-02 10:04:20

As China accumulates wealth during its rapid economic development, it is crucial to narrow the widening earnings gap through income distribution reform.

Marriott bets big on China

2012-11-01 16:28:10

In recent years, Marriott has taken an aggressive approach in China's hospitality sector while enjoying remarkable success.

Unlocking values through green buildings construction

2012-11-01 16:26:30

Government measures and creative corporate strategies can help unlock potential values in developing a rather new niche market - Chinese green buildings construction.

China and the shale gas revolution

2012-10-31 07:50:56

The two candidates vying for the White House have been locked into "yesterday's war" by claiming that Beijing is manipulating its currency, and they risk overestimating the challenge China's economy is posing to the United States. Consulting financial markets adds some perspective.

Bursa Malaysia welcomes Chinese IPOs

2012-10-31 11:10:52

Bursa Malaysia, the stock exchange in Kuala Lumpur, hopes to generate larger market capitalization. Malaysia's Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Donald Lim has called for more Chinese corporations to get listed on the nation's stock exchange.

Policy support for private sector

2012-10-31 07:50:56

With a 7.4 percent growth year-on-year in its gross domestic product in the third quarter, the lowest quarterly growth over the past 14 quarters, China's economy has begun warming up again in the fourth quarter.

Due diligence may be compromised in hasty M&A deals

2012-10-31 10:55:12

Private equity managers and their firms are under increased pressure to invest quickly as competition for deals heats up.

When will protectionism end?

2012-10-30 16:50:30

The EU's trade protectionism measures against Chinese bikes - for reasons of dumping and government subsidies - have lasted 20 years.

Identifying opportunities to move up value chain

2012-10-30 13:13:31

China is likely to be at the forefront of global M&A for the foreseeable future, but success will ultimately depend on companies' ability to integrate foreign operations and realize synergies.

Income distribution is the key

2012-10-30 07:53:58

Three decades of fast growth have transformed China into the world's second largest economy. They have also created an economy that is excessively reliant on investment, exports and capital-intensive industrial development, and in pressing need of rebalancing. And they have exacerbated the gap between high- and low-income groups, and between cities and rural areas.

Curbing pernicious side of energy-saving products

2012-10-30 11:19:37

China should increase public awareness of the toxicity in used energy-saving products, according to an investigative report.