Archive for December 8th, 2016

Ford makes contingency plans in case of China end of the year tax surprise

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ford Motor Co (F.N) expects China to wait until the last possible moment to announce whether it will extend a tax cut on small engine cars set to expire at year’s end [...]
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China’s tighter capital controls impeding Western firms’ payments, dividends-lobbies

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tighter rules in China on outbound capital flows have raised barriers for European and US companies to get money out of the country, two prominent business lobbies said on [...]
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Exclusive: McDonald’s to keep up to 25 percent stake in China, HK stores – source

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) is looking to raise $1 billion to $2 billion with the sale of its China and Hong Kong stores after the US fast-food chain decided to keep [...]
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China to curb risks from ‘irrational’ outbound investment, Xinhua says

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will rein in risks from “irrational” outbound investment deals, although the government will stick to its opening up policy, Xinhua news agency said on [...]
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There is one China and one Taiwan. Let’s all stop pretending otherwise.

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bostonglobe | 6:00 AM

As a candidate and a president-elect, Donald Trump has compiled a long list of follies, gaffes, and outrages. His phone conversation with Taiwan’s president isn’t [...]
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China’s Currency Didn’t Really Drop, Despite Jitters Over Trump

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Donald J. Trump has irritated China even before taking office as president, with criticism of the country’s trade and currency practices and an unexpected phone call [...]
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China asks US to block Tsai Ing-wen from transiting through next month on way to Central America

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Shanghaiist | 6:00 AM

China has urged the United States to block Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen from transiting through the US on her way to Central America next month. Tsai’s travel plans [...]
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Chinese Group Reports More Apple iPhone Battery Problems

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Shanghai consumer group says eight users claim their iPhone 6 phones had caught fire Pressure on Apple Inc. in China intensified as a Shanghai consumer group loosely [...]
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China’s Love-Hate Affair With Innovation

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

Good morning. I’m in Beijing today, hosting a dinner honoring CEOs of Chinese companies on the Fortune Global 500 list. There are more than 100 of them ? a head- [...]
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Taiwan criticizes China statement as detrimental to cross-strait ties

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan describes a statement issued by the Chinese government urging the United States to block transit stops by President Tsai Ing-wen (???) during a reported trip to three [...]
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Four ways Trump could tangle with China

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

When Donald Trump accepted a phone call from Taiwan’s president, he signaled to China that he is prepared not only to break with longtime US policy, but also to launch [...]
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China Hongqiao Agrees $1.6 Billion Deal to Expand Products

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China Hongqiao Group Ltd, the subject of allegations by an anonymous short-seller, said it will spend about $1.6 billion to purchase two aluminum processing firms, bolstering [...]
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What Donald Trump Can Learn From China and Robots When It Comes to Jobs

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump may be taking on China’s apparent mercantilism via his Twitter account, but both the US and China are embroiled in a dangerous experiment [...]
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China Is Pausing on US Deals, Ex-Goldman Rainmaker Says

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese investors are hitting the pause button on US and other outbound deals as they grapple with the ramifications of a Trump presidency and possible government curbs on [...]
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China’s HNA says could benefit from curbs on foreign deals

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s efforts to shore up its currency by placing restrictions on foreign acquisitions could benefit aviation and shipping giant HNA Group Co Ltd by reducing [...]
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