How was an ancient Chinese village transformed by art?
(7.11.2022) Gejia village, located in a remote mountainous area of Ningbo, east China's Zhejiang Province, has a history of more than 1.300 years. This place was once a small, underdeveloped village largely devoid of any industry. The collective income of Gejia village was a dismal 120.000 yuan back in 2019, but rose to more than 500.000 yuan in 2021. What made a village change in just three years?
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Knorr-Bremse: Investment and cooperation with Shanghai Bobang
(4.11.2022) Knorr-Bremse (global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems) has signed investment and cooperation agreements with Chinese e-motor supplier Shanghai Bobang Automotive Technology worth a mid-single digit million euro amount.
Interests of family offices and high-net-worth individuals on digital assets
(4.11.2022) KPMG China and Aspen Digital announced the results of a recent study indicating 92 percent of respondents were interested in investing in digital assets, with 58 percent of family offices and high-net-worth individuals already investing, while 34 percent are planning to make such investment (Feedback from 30 family offices and high-net-worth individuals based in Hongkong and Singapore, 9/2022).
European Chamber: Discussion about shifting supply chain strategies
(03.11.2022) In this "China Dispatches" episode (November 1, 2022), host Carl Hayward (General Manager of European Chamber Beijing Office) is joined by Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Chamber, and Jens Eskelund (Vice President of the European Chamber). They discuss why and how companies’ supply chain strategies are shifting, what the implications are and what can be expected in the future.
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China’s role in supplying critical minerals for the global energy
(03.11.2022) Brookings, nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, elaborates on China’s role in supplying critical minerals for the global energy and what the future could hold.