Understanding China

14 Oct 14, 10:41am
China is flexing its financial muscles notes Professor Ang, and it is making some allies on the way. Will its money hold them together?
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7 Oct 14, 12:01pm
Exporting is only a first step says Professor Ang. The real international growth comes when our companies embed themselves in host markets, getting into their value chains
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30 Sep 14, 9:32am
Professor Ang calls for a more nuanced approach to our international trade, seeing exporting as only a first step. Being involved in the value chain is a crucial next level
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23 Sep 14, 9:10am
Christina Stringer says there is an urgent need for New Zealand companies to upgrade their GVCs to avoid becoming little more than Chinese cost centres
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16 Sep 14, 8:55am
China's move to a more transparent, rule-of-law business environment is driving the anti-corruption, anti-monopoly campaigns says Professor Ang. The process is not smooth but should yield better business opportunities
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9 Sep 14, 9:00am
Professor Ang looks at China’s campaign against anti-competitive behaviour and asks whether foreign firms are being targeted
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2 Sep 14, 9:34am
Professor Ang shows how China's urbanisation process is creating an easier path for New Zealand companies to focus their marketing energies, avoiding being swallowed up in the mega-cities
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26 Aug 14, 10:53am
Arthur Chin deconstructs the half-empty glass of the challenges in building successful international trade, looking for the half-full glass when interests are aligned
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19 Aug 14, 8:00am
Professor Ang describes Wal-Mart's Chinese dilemmas to show how the pitfalls can dull the opportunities even when you get it right in China
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12 Aug 14, 8:08am
Jason Young says we should channel Chinese investment into areas that benefit local development
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10 Aug 14, 7:30am
Bernard Hickey says capital flows from China into NZ are still only a trickle. The relaxation of capital controls in China and arrival of Chinese banks may turn this into a flood
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5 Aug 14, 9:42am
The scandal raises major questions about the true quality of foreign brands, ethics, and the premiums consumers are willing to pay, says Professor Ang
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28 Jul 14, 12:03pm
Adam Weaver examines the Chinese outbound travel market for New Zealand and finds big opportunities, along with challenges and choices
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21 Jul 14, 3:57pm
To get the full advantage of marketing in China, we need to adapt our brands for use there - and not ignore the growing number of Chinese visiting here, says Professor Ang
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14 Jul 14, 12:28pm
Professor Yiyan Wang looks at Chinese urban youth culture and why they have embraced conspicuous consumption
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11 Jul 14, 1:38pm
Chinese investors want to invest in NZ, not take the country over, says Professor Siah Hwee Ang
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7 Jul 14, 12:25pm
Far quicker than anticipated, China is becoming a major net international investor just as overall foreign investment into New Zealand has seen a sizable drop. Siah Hwee Ang investigates
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26 Jun 14, 9:23am
Stephen Toplis and Raiko Shareef explain how the Chinese are internationalising their currency, the timeframes involved and how it will impact New Zealand
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16 Jun 14, 3:08pm
New aggressive goals for New Zealand's relationship with China in the new NZ Inc China Strategy are reviewed by Professor Ang
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3 Jun 14, 9:30am
Professor Ang reviews China's unique decade of growth, places its economic rise in context of why it's critically important for NZ
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