November 19, 2019

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump puts grand trade deal with China at risk, US experts say

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By Mark Magnier From SCMP Despite US president’s vow to raise tariffs even further, his hardline stance appears to be softening amid domestic turmoil Pain from the trade war is increasingly hitting Trump’s base, notably the farmers and factory workers he promised to help US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment […]

Mobility in China

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The largest automotive market in the world is also a promising sales market for automotive suppliers.  China is not just the largest car manufacturer in the world: with over 217 million vehicles, there are also a gigantic number of vehicles on the country’s roads. The average age of passenger cars in 2017 was 4.5 years […]

Jamaica’s Prime Minister meets  The UWI’s software engineering students in China

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 16 November 2019—How can software engineering improve Jamaican society? Seven Jamaican students from The University of the West Indies – China Institute of Information Technology (UWI-CIIT)—and Mona lecturer Dr Ezra Mugisa—had the chance to discuss this with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, during a private […]

Genesis makes first China appearance at 2019 CIIE

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SHANGHAI, China, November 5, 2019 – Genesis, the luxury automotive brand, marked its first appearance in China at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) this week. In keeping with the CIIE theme of “New Era, Shared Future,” Genesis is at CIIE to debut the fuel-cell GV80 Concept, battery-electric Mint Concept and the luxurious dignity of […]

Europe ‘pushed off Beijing’s radar’ in China’s drive to seal US trade deal

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By Catherine Wong From South China Morning Post Concerns mounting among European businesspeople about lack of progress on EU-China investment agreement, head of EU business group says Cancellation of Chinese vice-premier’s Brussels trip reflects ‘lack of face-to-face engagement’ with bloc China’s all-consuming focus on sealing a US trade dealforced its top trade negotiator to cancel a […]

Hyundai Motor Group appoints Sven Mirko Patuschka as Head of R&D Center in China

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Sven Mirko Patuschka to oversee R&D strategy and development of local models in China HMG to leverage Patuschka’s expertise in Chinese market for innovative technology, products and mobility services tailored to local customers Hyundai Motor Group has appointed Sven Mirko Patuschka as Vice President and Head of Hyundai Motor Technology & Engineering Center in China […]

Sales Training: How to win your price increase with confidence

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From NEGOTIATION experts No customer wants to stomach a price increase, as they feel challenged in passing on their increase in costs to customers and end-users. Sadly though, as long as central banks control our currencies through their inflation tax, salespeople will need to keep up by increasing prices. It’s simple arithmetic of more currency […]

China and Latin America and the Caribbean seek to deepen their economic and commercial cooperation, amid global uncertainty

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The Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. With senior authorities from the government of China in attendance, along with representatives of international and regional organizations, development banks and the public and private sectors, experts, academics and diplomats, the Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum took […]

Mnuchin: US, China have ‘Fundamental Agreement’

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By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax The United States and China have a “fundamental agreement” in the first phase of addressing key elements of the ongoing trade war between the two countries, as “substantial progress” was made last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday.  “We have a fundamental agreement that is subject to documentation,” Mnuchin […]

China anniversary: Hong Kong protester shot by live round

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From BBC An activist involved in anti-government protests in Hong Kong has been shot in the chest by police during a clash. The incident came as thousands of people demonstrated in defiance of a protest ban for the 70th anniversary of Communist rule in China. Though people have been shot by rubber bullets in previous […]