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

Trade wars pose threat to supply chains

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping

Cyberattacks, IT outages, floods, earthquakes – to the list of threats facing companies’ supply chains, we can now add protectionism

Investing in a brand-new Silk Route

Chinese flag displayed at London Stock Exchange

Chinese and other Asian investors have become increasingly active in mergers and acquisitions, and may represent the best opportunity to get the highest price for a business

Stamping out trademark theft in China

New Balance store

China has long had a problem with trademark theft, but is a tougher stance from Beijing finally paying off?

China says ‘no’ to recycling global waste

Chinese labourer sorting plastic bottles for recycling at a plant on the outskirts of Beijing

A ban by China on importing global waste for recycling has sent the packaging industry into a spin

Challenging China’s citadel of capitalism

China manufacturing industry

It’s the manufacturing capital of the world. Whatever you want, it is there. Motherboards, custom silicon, transistors, touch screens – a stroll through the bazaars of Shenzhen takes you past it all

China kick-starts ‘biggest project on planet Earth’

President Xi Jinping says China’s Belt and Road initiative will bring about a new golden age of globalisation

Some have called China’s One Belt, One Road initiative the greatest project management show on Earth and, although still in the early stages, it could be a goldmine for UK plc

Smart tech still struggles to solve Chinese smog

Facemasks are now commonplace in major Chinese cities such as Beijing

China clearly intends to spend heavily on smart city technology, as well as enforce a range of measures to cut pollution