Tag Archives: China

US, EU health care giants jump at opportunities in China during import expo

SHANGHAI – Some of the world’s largest medical and health care companies are stepping up their bets on the Chinese market, regardless of slowing economic growth and trade tensions. At this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai, health care giants such as AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Thermo Fisher Scientific unveiled massive floor displays to promote their products in the Chinese market. The companies are looking ... Read More »

Google Slammed for Producing Titan Security Key in China

Google on Thursday began selling a new piece of hardware called the Titan security key, which is designed to add another layer of protection for online security. But the company has faced some criticism for producing the key in China through a partnership with manufacturer Feitian, according to a report from CNBC. The product is labeled as being “Produced in China,” meaning, like many consumer electronics, ... Read More »

China Smartphone Shipments Decline 21 Percent, Xiaomi Sees Growth: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS While Huawei saw minor growth, shipments of Oppo and Vivo declined Xiaomi saw substantial growth of 37 percent year on year Q2 2018 expected to show growth for most OEMs Smartphone shipments in China have dropped by 21 percent in Q1 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, as per the latest data shared by market analyst firm Canalys. ... Read More »

Steam Community Reportedly Blocked in China

HIGHLIGHTS The Steam Community is inaccessible in China All community and official content for Steam games reside here Some speculate the Steam client and storefront could be blocked next It seems that the Steam Community which consists of all community and official content for games on Steam has been blocked in China. According to popular Valve fan site, ValveTime, the Steam Community ... Read More »

Samsung Faces French Legal Case Over Alleged Abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labour and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, the NGOs Peuples Solidaires and Sherpa lodged a complaint in Paris against Samsung’s French subsidiary and international parent company. Based on research ... Read More »

China to focus on online finance companies to further strengthen regulations over internet firms

China’s central bank plans to include large systemically important internet finance firms in its Macro Prudential Assessment (MPA), the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Representational image. AP The MPA risk assessment framework already includes checks of loans, bond investments, equity investments, and buy-backs of financial assets sold, and deposits at non-financial institutions. China will explore different methods of covering internet ... Read More »

India ahead of China for a decade: Harvard University

According to the Harvard University’s Centre for International Development (CID) growth projections, “India has made inroads in diversifying its export base to include more complex sectors, such as chemicals, vehicles, and certain electronics.” India ahead of China for a decade China’s economic expansion rate dropped from 6.7 per cent (2016) to 4.4 per cent and will continue for the coming ... Read More »

Tencent’s Honor of Kings to Launch in US, EU Amid Regulatory Chill in China

HIGHLIGHTS Tencent to launch Honor of Kings game in EU and US this year The game has roughly 55 million daily active users It’s already facing a backlash in China over its addictive features Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honor of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Spotted on China Site With July 25 Launch Date, Moto Z2 Force Specifications Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 launch date was briefly listed on China site The smartphone is tipped to sport a dual camera setup Moto Z2 Force is expected to sport a 6GB of RAM While the Moto Z2 Play has already been made official, the Moto Z2 and Moto 2 Force are yet to be unveiled. Moto has sent out invites for a #HelloMotoWorld event ... Read More »

Inclusive Finance: China Opens Up Credit To More People — But Risks Must Be Controlled

China has been promoting inclusive finance in recent years, striving to reach less affluent individuals and small companies. This is because people in rural areas, smaller and medium sized companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals without a credit history are often unable to obtain financing and are forced to turn to the curb market for often very high interest loans. Last week, ... Read More »