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Chinese president to defend globalisation in Davos

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will defend globalisation in the face of mounting public hostility in the West on Tuesday in a speech at the World Economic Forum that will [...]
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IMF Upgrades China 2017 Growth Forecast to 6.5pct, Warns on Debt

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund upgraded its growth forecast for China’s economy in 2017 to 6.5 percent, 0.3 percentage points higher than their October forecast, on [...]
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Smog-Choked China May Fast-Track Green Bonds, Top Arranger Says

Smog-Choked China May Fast-Track Green Bonds, Top Arranger Says

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s top underwriter of green bonds said the government may accelerate approvals in 2017 as the nation battles a toxic wave of smog. Guotai Junan Securities Co. said [...]
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Stake in UK Jetpack Maker Sold to Chinese Tech Investor

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A UK aerospace company that designs rotary engines used in jet-equipped backpacks has sold a minority stake to Kuang-Chi Group, a Chinese technology investor. Gilo Industries [...]
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Is Davos’ global vision dimming as China’s version shines?

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Maybe Davos-style globalisation is done for, replaced by China’s less-open-minded version. The big shifts of 2016, such as Donald Trump’s election and the British [...]
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As Trump & Brexit Move Forward, ‘Davos Man’ Picks New Hero: Chinese Communists

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

It is with a certain comic irony that the annual global getaway of the world’s movers and shakers has chosen Xi Jinping as the herald of global capitalism. “Help [...]
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A cool look at Trump’s looming trade war with China

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The President-elect may think the US has the upper hand, but in this globalised world, even a partial trade war could spark a chain reaction that brings down the global [...]
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Beijing Spins a Web of Chinese Infrastructure

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

‘New Silk Road’ projects keep the spirit of globalisation alive As the US, UK and others hit pause on globalisation, China is flexing its economic muscle with an [...]
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China’s Oil Collapse Is Unintentionally Helping OPEC

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

OPEC’s campaign to prop up oil prices is getting unlikely support from its biggest customer. China’s production is forecast to fall by as much as 7 percent this [...]
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China’s crude oil juggernaut to roll on, but more slowly: Russell

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

There is little doubt China’s crude oil imports enjoyed a robust 2016, hitting a record high. The question is how long the party can continue? Customs data released on [...]
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China Tightens Apps Oversight

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Beijing begins requiring the country’s hundreds of internet app stores to register with the state Plugging a gap in the Great Firewall, China on Monday began requiring [...]
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Syngenta CEO expects regulatory approval for ChemChina deal soon -CNBC

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Syngenta Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald expects regulatory approval soon for ChemChina’s proposed $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group, he said on [...]
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China-US Rivalry Spurs Vietnam to Look for New Comrades

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is intensifying efforts to build stronger trade and security relationships with countries like India, France and Japan Vietnam is using new security and trade [...]
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Unruly Chinese Tourists Counteract The government’s Soft Power Plans

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

For China, tourism is a tool. The country sees it as a facilitator of people-to-people communication and a way to spread international friendship. In other words: soft power. [...]
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GM’s Cadillac sees double-digit sales growth in China this year

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

h best-selling premium marque in the country last year, Cadillac still lags the German “Big Three” and No. 4 Jaguar Land Rover The brand has to do a “mind [...]
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