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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Deal, 4G Network Cost And Competition From WeChat Contribute To China Mobile's (CHL) Drop In Profit

China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE:CHL), the world’s largest mobile carrier, which became more familiar to Western investors recently as it made a deal with …

China is the world’s fourth-largest arms dealer, and climbing fast

China’s growing military clout is threatening the global status quo—and not just because of the strength of its army. According to new data (pdf) from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), China is now the world’s fourth-top arms exporter in terms of sales, ahead of France …

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New U.S. Ambassador Vows to Push China on Trade

New U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus embraced the increasingly intertwined relationship between the two countries on Tuesday, saying he would push for fair trade while urging Beijing to respect human rights.<p>Meeting with journalists Tuesday less than 24 hours after arriving in Beijing, Baucus …

U.S. businesses battle rising costs, rip-offs in China

BEIJING – As more Chinese get behind the wheel, the Ford Focus has become the best-selling passenger car in China, driving Ford China sales up by 67% last month.<p>General Motors broke its own record for February sales, and plans to invest $11 billion with its Chinese joint venture partners by …

From Alibaba To Weibo: Your A-Z Guide To China's Hottest Internet IPOs

From Google and Amazon to Facebook and Twitter, Silicon Valley has had its time to shine on Wall Street. Now it’s China’s turn.<p>More and more Chinese firms are filing for initial public offerings and investors are clamoring to get their hands on valuable web properties attached to China’s burgeoning …

Goldman Cuts Its Outlook For China

The bank lowered its 2014 forecast to 7.3 percent from 7.6 percent late Wednesday. It also cut its 2015 outlook to 7.6 percent from 7.8 percent.<p>"Both trade and consumption - factors that we had expected to provide positive support to growth this year - disappointed in the first two months of 2014, …

Rising Stars Of Entrepreneurism In China

Mainland China was a standout on the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List unveiled this month with a record 152 members, ranking No. 2 in the world. Yet the average age of those success stories is 52. What about younger entrepreneurs on the move?<p>To provide readers with some leads, Forbes China, the …

DreamWorks to build entertainment complex in Shanghai

Shrek's home may be Hollywood, but the iconic green orge is about to build a second home in Shanghai.<p>DreamWorks Animation, which created Shrek way back in 2001, is linking-up with well-funded Chinese partners to build a $2.4 billion entertainment complex in Shanghai. Designs for the so-called …

China to throw rates to the market soon — with big thanks to the Internet

Disney cuts co-development deal with Shanghai Media Group Pictures

Walt Disney Studiosand Shanghai Media Group Pictures have stuck a multiyear partnership agreement to co-develop Disney-branded movies that would be released in China and other international markets.<p>China's film business is expanding rapidly. Last year, its total box office take topped $3.6 billion, …

Aston Martin’s recall is an embarrassment for China | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Aston Martin’s recall of most of the cars it has built in the past six years is damaging to the company, but even more damaging for …

How To Crack The Chinese Market

<i>The following guest post is by Ryan Frankel, CEO of VerbalizeIt and a former private equity investor for Goldman Sachs. You can reach him via e-mail at ryan.frankel@verbalizeit.com.</i><p>Corporations are notorious for being culturally insensitive when entering new markets (this list of ads makes it hard …

Mulberry Stages Comeback Bid With China In Sights

Model Cara Delevingne promotes Mulberry’s F/W 2014 London Fashion Week presentation. (Mulberry/Morgan O’Donovan)<p>Mulberry’s F/W 2014 London Fashion …

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China targets 7.5pc growth for 2014

Chinese Premier highlights plan to shift the economy to a more sustainable model<p>China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, promising to "declare war" on pollution as the government pledges to transform the world's second-largest economy.<p>Li's speech to …

High growth or reform? China wants both

Google, Apple, And Facebook’s Biggest Acquisitions Over The Last 15 Years

On the heels of Facebook’s $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, an interactive visualization compares the acquisition strategies of Google, Facebook, AOL, Yahoo, and Apple.<p>Last week, Facebook shocked us all by acquiring WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion–a figure exceeding more than one year of NASA …

Fiat-Chrysler expects new plant to boost Brazil profitability

GENEVA (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) FIA.MI expects a new plant in Brazil to boost its profitability in that market by 2017 after a cut to subsidies and currency effects hit profits there last year, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said on Tuesday.<p>The Fiat logo is seen in a car …