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  1. Jamie McKane

    China Commits to Trade Talks Amid ‘Groundless’ Huawei Suspicions

    China Commits to Trade Talks Amid ‘Groundless’ Huawei Suspicions Beijing is committed to striking a trade deal with the U.S. but it’s ready to respond with more countermeasures, said China’s Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai, as he called the blacklisting of Huawei an “unusual” act of state...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Former top Chinese securities regulator under investigation

    Former top Chinese securities regulator under investigation Liu Shiyu, the former head of China’s securities regulator, is under investigation for suspected law violations and has turned himself in, authorities said on Sunday. Liu, who remains a senior Communist Party official, is cooperating...
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    Inside China's Massive Surveillance Operation

    https://www.wired.com/story/inside-chinas-massive-surveillance-operation/
  4. Jamie McKane

    The US and China may not want a deal

    The US and China may not want a deal In order to make peace, first you have to want it. That’s a major barrier to any de-escalation of the simmering U.S.-China trade war. [Bloomberg]
  5. Jamie McKane

    China's new stocks will be a gamble for the first time in years

    China's new stocks will be a gamble for the first time in years For the first time since 2014, China’s new stocks could go either way on their trading debut. In the country’s volatile equity market, one thing’s been a certainty: initial public offerings are valued at no more than 23 times...
  6. Jamie McKane

    China's president now rules Apple's Chinese App Store

    China's president now rules Apple's Chinese App Store Chinese leader Xi Jinping has progressively tightened his grip on China in his years at the helm. Now he reigns supreme even in mobile apps. “Study Powerful Country,” a guide to the ins and outs of his ruling doctrine, now tops Apple Inc.’s...
  7. Jamie McKane

    EU considers response to China-linked cyber attacks

    EU considers response to China-linked cyber attacks European Union member states are considering a possible joint response to cyber attacks allegedly conducted by a Chinese state-linked hacker group after the U.K. presented evidence last month about network infiltration, according to people...
  8. G

    Importing Electric Motorcycle From China Into South Africa

    Hello, I hope this isn't too off topic but I'm trying to import an electric motorcycle from Alibaba. I'm a bit new to importing from overseas but i'm not new enough to know what's a scam and what isn't. The bike i want is legit but i'm not sure what the currant laws and VAT charges are on...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Chinese venture capital funds are investing heavily in startups

    Chinese venture capital funds are investing heavily in startups If you’re impressed by Masayoshi Son’s $100 billion Vision Fund, China’s $856 billion in “guidance funds” will blow your mind. The country is quickly becoming a major player in the venture capital world. [Bloomberg]
  10. RedViking

    Goods stuck in Customs - Please Advise

    I'm trying to get some advice for a friend with an online shop. A local company was used to import products (bedding, blankets etc.) from China. The local company was paid (a big sum of money) by my friend and promised the goods will be here in a couple of weeks. It is now months later and the...
  11. Jamie McKane

    China accuses United States of trying to contain its rise

    China accuses United States of trying to contain its rise The arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer in Canada provoked outrage from China at a critical point in trade talks with the U.S. Wanzhou Meng faces extradition to the U.S. over potential violations of American...
  12. M

    Alibaba shipping vs Local freight forwarder

    Hello. This will be my first time ordering from Alibaba. The supplier can ship the products for much cheaper than someone like Rohlig can. The cost difference is vast and am just wondering if anyone has any experience in this.
  13. Jamie McKane

    China is building a satellite network to rival GPS

    China is building a satellite network to rival GPS China is taking its rivalry with the U.S. to the heavens, spending at least $9 billion to build a celestial navigation system and cut its dependence on the American-owned GPS amid heightening tensions between the two countries. Location data...
  14. Jamie McKane

    United States urges allies to avoid using Huawei equipment

    United States urges allies to avoid using Huawei equipment The U.S. government is contacting key allies to get them to persuade telecommunications companies in their countries to avoid using equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co., the Wall Street Journal reported. Officials from the...
  15. Jamie McKane

    China is violating its cyber agreement with the US - NSA

    China is violating its cyber agreement with the US - NSA China is violating a 2015 cybersecurity agreement that prohibits the electronic theft of intellectual property, and the U.S. might issue sanctions in response, a top official at the National Security Agency said. Over the last year, the...
  16. Jamie McKane

    China to limit the number of new online games

    China to limit the number of new online games China’s regulators plan to limit the number of new online games and the total number of titles, as Beijing tries to mitigate the impact of gaming addiction among the nation’s children. The new measures come on top of a freeze in game approvals...
  17. Ivan Leon

    Geely Mulls $1.9 Billion Revival Plan for Lotus Cars

    The Chinese owner of Lotus Cars is considering an investment of at least 1.5 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) to revive the iconic British brand featured in James Bond movies, according to people familiar with the matter. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., which also controls Volvo Car Group, plans...
  18. M

    Importing from China

    Hi. I have a range of products that I want to import from China. I need to get quotes and get in touch with the factories that produce the products. I don't trust Alibaba at all. I am looking for advice on how to go about this or otherwise who can source these products and prices for me...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Glorified vending machines raise billions in China

    Glorified vending machines raise billions in China Chinese offices aren’t known for cushy perks. So imagine Ben Jiang’s surprise when he showed up one morning to find a bright pink kiosk in the lobby, laden with fruit, yogurt and steamed buns. [Bloomberg]
  20. S

    Buying a Tv from Wish

    So wish has some seriously cheap electronics!! I don't mind buying the items but I suspect I'll have a few issues with a 70" tv at customs (and the post office). any idea what kind of issues I would face?
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