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Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins China Speakers Agency

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins China Speakers Agency Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital […]

Dr Andy Xie: China joins other governments in seeking the dark side of big tech. Or has it?

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, in his recent SCMP article, shared that the world is just waking up to the reality that tech businesses want to make money above anything else, like other companies. However, in China, it’s government backing that has allowed tech monopolies to develop and thrive in the first place. Is China […]

Dr Geoff Raby – China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr. Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, has recently published his new book, “China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order”. Disruption has blown the old world apart. The rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are affecting the shape of the […]

Dr Andy Xie: How property-hungry Chinese millennials and shadow banking could fuel a financial crisis

Dr Andy Xie

Millennials in China are borrowing heavily to invest in property, counting on the government to keep property prices buoyant. However, the rise of shadow banking means the government lacks the levers it has historically pulled to prevent a debt crisis. Dr Andy Xie worries that these trends will fuel a financial crisis. One critical element […]

Edith Yeung – Insights on Internet Use in China, US-China Trade and Investment and More

Edith Yeung

Here is the recent interview of Edith Yeung about internet use in China, US/China trade and investment, and the 2020 China Internet Report which Edith recently released in partnership with the South China Morning Post. Edith Yeung is a general partner at Race Ventures, an early/mid-stage venture capital firm. She has also been an operating […]

Dr Shirley Yu, Chinese Economist, Interviewed by BBC on the US China Tech Wars

Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, Chinese Economist, was interviewed by BBC recently to discuss about who is winning the US China tech wars. Shirley answers the question “Who is winning the US-Chin tech wars” and more in the video below: Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD […]

Dr Shirley Yu Discussed China Imports and Exports Figures and the Promising Recovery of the Chinese Economy

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, Chinese economist, in her recent vlog, shared that China’s September imports & exports figures January to September, have surged compared to 2019, respectively by 13.2% and 9.9%. The data tells the story of Chinese economy’s post COVID-19 recovery and that of the global economy’s shifting focus. Noticeably, COVID-19 has deeply disrupted the […]

Matthew Brennan Publishes New Book – Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan has just released a new book in October– “Attention Factior: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance” and it is already rising up the Amazon bestseller’s list! How did TikTok rise so fast? Who’s really behind China’s first truly global internet giant? In 2012, ByteDance was just a handful of geeks working out […]

Dr Andy Xie: How a Joe Biden presidency would offer US-China relations a brief window of hope

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that if Biden is elected, he will likely roll back tariffs and give China a short respite. To reset ties, however, Beijing needs to offer concrete action on tackling climate change and market reciprocity as a down payment. Here are some highlights: If Biden does win, it would […]

Edith Yeung: Bullish Investment Trends and Opportunities Post Covid-19

Edith Yeung

Are there opportunities amidst the pandemic? Venture capitalist Edith Yeung is bullish on enterprise solutions and investment in online education, online gaming, tele health, and opportunities that enable the new economy and work from industries Post Covid-19. Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet expert. She is also the author and […]

Ashley Dudarenok: Want to See the Future of Retail? Go to China

Ashley Dudarenok

Ashley Dudarenok, China marketing expert, shares her observations on what sets Chinese retail space apart in 2020 and beyond. If you’ve ever wondered what the future of retail could be like, Ashley recommends looking into China’s retail. Watch the rest of her Ashley Talks episode below to learn more: Ashley Dudarenok is a China marketing expert […]

Arnold Ma interviewed by CGTN on the impact of a TikTok and WeChat ban on users

Arnold Ma

Arnold Ma, China marketing expert, was interviewed by CGTN on the impact of a TikTok and WeChat ban on users. Arnold talks about the new deal with Oracle and Walmart and why he believes this will not impact the users. And on the other hand, he discusses why WeChat ban will have a big impact […]

Edith Yeung: Venture Capital Industry’s Reaction to Covid-19

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung, Venture Capitalist, discussed the venture capital industry’s reaction to Covid-19, and how are the start-ups are doing, in her recent interview. She observed that there were still investment money around, while layoff and downsizing at many technology companies and startups were unavoidable. Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can […]

Dr Dan Steinbock: “The Worst Is Still Ahead”- A New COVID-19 Global Report

Dr Dan Steinbock

Dr Dan Steinbock, suggests that the COVID-19 challenges are far from over. The pandemic is still spreading and could become more virulent. Several major economies face “lost years.” Q: So collateral damage will still deepen along with “lost years”? A: Yes. The impact has been relatively worse in those major economies that were coping with […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP article: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]