Strategic foreign takeovers worry the West

Mergers and acquisitions are increasingly becoming matters of national sovereignty and security as China, in particular, extends its power

Chinese payment giants are lightyears ahead

Mobile payments apps have leapfrogged credit and debit cards in China, signposting the way forward for the rest of the world

Plastic recycling: how to cope after China’s ban

A Chinese ban has sent shockwaves through the recycling industry which must now rethink its strategy

China’s media industry could rival Hollywood

China film industry illustration

Fast developing its media and entertainment industry, China is set to rival Hollywood

Insuretech boosts China’s online insurance market

WeChat world

Already a major new player, the potential for growth in China’s online insurance market is vast – with lessons for UK insurers to learn

Trump’s tariffs represent a geopolitical risk

US steel worker in workshop

A looming trade war between the United States and China could boil over into a global trading crisis

How China became a leader in intellectual property

Huawei’s research centre in Hangzhou aerial view

Once a wild frontier where intellectual property was plundered, China is now cleaning up its act

China: WeChat offers huge opportunity in social retail

Woman using phone in crowd

The social shopping trend in China, facilitated by giant messaging platforms, looks set to conquer the world