Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021
International Finance

Tag : China

Business Leaders

More than half of all professionals worldwide are already using LinkedIn

Interview with Nishant Rao, managing director, LinkedIn India Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya December 2,2014: Since establishing itself 11 years ago, the journey for LinkedIn has been nothing short of a dream. Though US and India continue to be the largest markets for the business-oriented social networking site, it continues to explore other emerging economies. This year, it...
Uncategorized

Oil trade: No sign of prices going up

Some analysts claim that OPEC will not last more than 50 years Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 27, 2014: Economists dealing with oil prices and stability were in for a shock when global oil prices started to tumble this year. After three years of relative calm wherein prices moved less than three percent year-on-year, the sudden...
Business Leaders

‘The debt problem in China is not hype’

American economist James Rickards says collapse of the debt and property bubble there could well be the catalyst for a global economic crisis Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 7, 2014: James Rickards, American lawyer, economist, investment banker and author of books of like Currency Wars and Death of Money, is one of the speakers at the...
Economy

Kenya rings in competition

From price wars, buy outs to intrigues over thin SIM technology. Has the telecom sector finally come of age? Amoxers Wachira October 6, 2014: Over the last few months , Kenya’s telecom sector has been buzzing with activity. From mobile network operators  taking their price wars to court, to cut throat competition, which has prompted...
Business Leaders

China Radio launches contest to generate interest in Beijing

Winners could get a free trip to the Chinese capital August 26, 2014: On August 20, Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and CRI Online jointly launched ‘Feeling Beijing’ Online Contest for Global Audiences in six languages — Chinese, English, German, French, Japanese and Korean. It enables people from around the world to answer a questionnaire in their native...
Fintech

There is no escaping the cyber threat

China is notorious for its cyber attacks on companies for commercial gain. But is China the only culprit, which sectors are being targeted and how can companies protect themselves from powerful nation-states? Tim Ring Aug 4, 2014: The fear of economic cyber espionage is now so great that companies rate cyber security as one of...
Banking

An RO is the first step for banks eyeing China

But opening a representative office (RO) may take up to nearly eight months from submission of application Hu Rong & Kai Xue August 4, 2014: The promise of a vast market has prompted foreign banks to establish representative offices (ROs) in China. By the end of 2012, there were 197 representative offices in various cities...
Economy

China June inflation up, but in line with forecasts

HSBC survey shows factory output rising for the first time since January, reports Team IFM Beijing, July 14, 2014: Consumer price rise eased a tad in June in China compared to May, official data released on July 9 said, even as an independent survey of its manufacturing sector – a gauge of the economy’s health...
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China factory output, new orders contract at slower rates

Chinese slow down is a reality as orders cut, jobs down, shows HSBC survey data, reports Team IFM Hong Kong, May 10: Chinese manufacturers have signalled a further deterioration in overall operating conditions during April even as it registered a modest recovery, says independent data released on Monday, supporting government claims last week that the...
Fintech

Five Steps to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency

BY JAS SINGH. 9th January 2014 Most experts agree that energy efficiency is a critical building block for sustainable development. This is because improvements in energy efficiency strengthen a country’s energy security, increase competitiveness, ease shortages in energy supply, and lower environmental impacts including local and greenhouse gas emissions. Why doesn’t it happen then? A...