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Is it too late to invest in China? Have tariffs and rising political tensions ended future opportunities for US business interests in China? These are the questions that business leaders have pondered since the onset of the US-China trade war in 2018. Some American business professionals would answer a resounding…

Since May 2021, Amazon has banned thousands of stores owned by Chinese companies from its retail platform due to fake reviews incentivized by the stores’ operators. According to Cindy Cai, Amazon’s Vice President for Asia Global Selling, the company had closed about 3,000 merchant accounts backed by about 600 Chinese…

By prioritizing homegrown electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturing and encouraging their sale through consumer subsidies, tax breaks, and other incentives, China has built the world’s largest market for EVs. Despite the recent draw down in consumer subsidies, the fruits of coordinated policy and business have resulted in a highly competitive market…

Shimmering images of megalopolises like Shenzhen or glimmering high-speed rail networks have given rise to China’s reputation for breakneck modern infrastructure development. However, China continues to struggle with effective management of its large rural population. While this large segment of the population has shaped China into the world’s largest agricultural…

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While podcasting has been around for nearly two decades in the United States, in which more than 41% of Americans ages 12 or older have listened to a podcast every month in 2021, it is still a fledgling industry in China. …

Record keeping is at the core of any good business. History shows that the science of accounting dates back thousands of years, while the double-entry accounting system that many businesses use today was invented nearly 700 years ago. Still, after all of this time, there are still major issues with…

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China’s ability to innovate quickly, paired with its uniquely large consumer base, has propelled the nation to become the powerhouse it is today. However, the race to become self-reliant has come at a price to its most precious resource — its youth. A deeply ingrained culture of hard work to…

In early 2013, then president-to-be Xi Jinping described his nascent campaign to combat corruption among CCP leadership and local bureaucrats as resolving the “unhealthy tendencies” of both “tigers and flies.” Nearly a decade later, roughly 1.5 …

Imagine a city where artificial intelligence monitors and directs traffic, buses and taxis drive themselves, and everyone is capable of engaging with the city’s government and infrastructure through smartphones as opposed to relying on inefficient bureaucracy. If these concepts were introduced 20 years ago, it may have been something out…

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E-commerce livestreaming is a shopping method in which streamers introduce products and viewers are able to purchase those products in real-time. It was created to replicate the in-store sales experience of talking to a knowledgeable sales associate. Across major short video platforms like Douyin and Kuaishou, apps have created dedicated…

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