Business journalism by Mark Andrews
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CKGSB Knowledge. Ample Charge
A company review of CATL the world’s largest car battery producer that is supplying Chinese EV producers and some international OEMs.
DirectIndustry. China’s Top 5 Construction Machinery Producers.
A look at the Chinese construction machinery market and who the top 5 Chinese producers are.
DirectIndustry. China’s Top 5 Industrial Robot Producers.
A look at the Chinese industrial robotics market and who the top 5 Chinese producers are.
ECigIntelligence. Hong Kong’s effective e-cig prohibition ‘puts smoking reduction target at risk’
How Hong Kong has effectively banned e-cigarettes and vaping and what effect this is likely to have.
Carsales. China: World’s biggest car market grinding to a halt.
How the Covid lockdowns in China especially Shanghai have affected the car industry and what effect this will have on Australia.
ECigIntelligence. Smoore puts faith in new testing lab to meet Chinese and export standards.
Vaping company Smoore is investing in research into e-cigarette safety in China.
DirectIndustry. Shanghai’s COVID-19 Lockdown: Effects on Auto Industry.
How the lockdowns in China including Shanghai are affecting the automotive industry in China.
CKGSB Knowledge. Digital Doctor.
How China is using digitalization to try to improve the healthcare sector to better serve the people and improve overall health.
DirectIndustry. Chinese Nio’s Plans for European Expansion.
A look at Nio’s expansion plans in Europe as laid out at the Nio Day 2021 event and a look at the new ET5 car.
CKGSB Knowledge. Shifting Gears.
How digitalization is changing all aspects of cars in China from production to sales and aftersales care.
DirectIndustry. Who are the Three Main Chinese Electric Car Companies.
A profile of Nio, XPeng and Li Auto the three leading EV startups in China and what their competencies are.
CKGSB Knowledge. Special Delivery.
How smart logistics are changing the delivery business in China through use of drones, driverless vehicles and huge unmanned warehouses.
CKGSB Knowledge. All Sizzle and (Meatless) Steak.
How plant-based meat companies are looking to meet the Chinese government desire to cut meat consumption and help deliver a reduction in carbon emissions.
CKGSB Knowledge. Groupon on Steroids
The rise of Pinduoduo as a Chinese e-commerce giant and how it is challenging the entrenched twin Alibaba brands Taobao and Tmall.
SCMP Post Magazine. Tesla, recharge: can China’s EV brands dethrone Elon Musk?
A look at whether Chinese start-ups such as Nio, Xpeng and Li can take on Tesla not only at home but internationally in the EV market.
CKGSB Knowledge. Navigating the World.
Navigating the World. By Mark AndrewsCheung Kong Graduate School of Business Knowledge. Fall 2020How China’s global navigation system, BeiDou, is challenging the major satellite systems of Galileo, GLONASS and GPSChina recently joined an elite group by launching its...
CKGSB Knowledge. The Tesla Model.
A look at how Tesla is tackling the Chinese market and succeeding thanks to their new Shanghai factory.
CBD Intel. Ale and hearty. CBD food in HK
A look at the new CBD beers in Hong Kong, one of which claims to be the first in Asia, along with the newly launched Found Café selling CBD food and drink products.
CBD Intel. Hong Kong faces serious rivals in its bid to become the Asian hub for CBD.
A look at whether Hong Kong can become the investment hub for the CBD industry in Asia and what measures it needs to take to ensure that position.
CKGSB Knowledge. The Future of Shopping.
How Alibaba’s Hema online offline crossover stands to shake up the Chinese supermarket environment and perhaps offers a glimpse of food retail’s future.
Nikkei Asian Review. Chinese carmakers hope antivirus extras can spark buying interest
How Chinese car producers are selling cars with antivirus features to combat Covid-19 and the business case for them.
CBD Intel. Heilongjiang province hemp proposals could be basis for industrial policies.
How Heilongjiang Province in China aims to become a major force in the CBD industry.
CKGSB Knowledge. Going Global.
Has China’s Anta got what it takes to become a global sports brand?
CBD Intel. Outdated Chinese rules ‘hold back an embryonic industry of huge potential’
The state of the Chinese CBD industry in light of the inaugural meeting of the China Hemp Association.
CKGSB Knowledge. TikTok Shock.
How TikTok has attracted the world and is this the start of the rise of global Chinese apps?
CKGSB Knowledge. Freshly Brewed or Overly Roasted?
The battle between Starbucks and Luckin Coffee for China’s rapidly growing coffee market.
CKGSB Knowledge. Going Underground.
How China’s subway lines are changing urban mobility and society.
Nikkei Asian Review. BMW sticks to plans to export from China despite tariffs
German carmaker BMW is sticking to plans to make China an export platform for its new electric models, despite uncertainty about tariffs and the trade conflict between Washington and Beijing.
CKGSB Knowledge. Hungry for Profits
Ordering takeout has revolutionized China’s dining scene, but what is the real price of food deliveries and can it last?
CKGSB Knowledge. Beijing Cool.
China’s millennials are key to the future of fashion, and they are demanding designs that resonate with their heritage.
CKGSB Knowledge. Mending China’s Data Fences.
Article about data theft in China and the new data regulations similar to GDPR. What is the purpose of them and will they be effective?
Blue Wings. Rolling the Electric Way.
Article about why China is leading the world with sales of electric cars.
MICE Biz. Small Wonders.
How small boutique hotels aim to compete with large hotels for MICE business.
Finnair Cargo. China’s old southern hospitality
Article introducing Nanjing as a new destination for Finnair Cargo.
South China Morning Post. Yudo’s entry to new-energy car market a solid offering.
With a production licence and its own factory, Yudo Auto stands out from most of China’s electric-vehicle makers.
South China Morning Post. Book review: War for China’s Wallet
Shaun Rein’s third China book distils complicated ideas for easy reading with dialogues and case studies in each chapter, but he only quotes privileged and top-tier individuals and the book suffers from bad editing
The Bridge. Trading Up.
Although implementation problems still remain with the Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement, Swiss and Chinese companies are increasingly taking advantage of it, and trade between the two countries is flourishing.
The Bridge. The Tastes of Success. SME File article
A Q&A article with 4 Swiss companies in the food and drinks industry operating in China.
China Automotive Review. Does Polestar Equal Pole Position?
Cover story about the launch of Polestar as a standalone brand and the unveiling of the Polestar 1 car.
The Bridge. Food for Thought.
Q&A interview with the CEO of Sinodis a food distribution company in China which imports European foods.
The Bridge. Managing the Problem of Piracy.
Article aimed at Swiss companies in China about China’s IP regulations and how to safeguard IP in China.
The Bridge. Progressing IP Protection.
The Bridge speaks to Felix Addor, IPI’s Deputy Director General and Head of the Delegation of Switzerland on the bilateral dialogue with China on all issues relating to intellectual property.
The Bridge. FDI in China: Making Sense of Mixed Messages.
Article looking at how easy it is for Swiss particularly SMEs to invest in China.
The Bridge. Coffee Time.
Directly selling to Chinese customers can be a big investment for Swiss companies, but it is getting easier. The Bridge speaks to Alfonso Troisi, Country Manager of Nespresso, about its experience of bringing premium coffee to Chinese consumers.
The Bridge. Banking on Trade.
Eugene Qian, Chairman of UBS China Strategy Board, talks to The Bridge about the bank’s success in China, its services, and the trade relationship between Switzerland and the mainland.
Nikkei Asian Review. China’s Electric Cars Stuck on Low Charge
How Chinese buyers of electric cars face problems finding places to charge and then pay for charging.
Nikkei Asian Review. Big Brewers Thirsty for China Craft Beer Business.
How big business is looking to get into the growing Chinese craft beer market following AB InBev’s purchase of Boxing Cat.
South China Morning Post. Infiniti Plant Lets Carmaker Take The High Road in China.
Japanese carmaker Infiniti confirms commitment to mainland market at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. Interview with Infiniti CEO Roland Krueger.
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