Durian is on the menu as a digital-only Russian fast-food chain caters to local tastes to make its mark in Hangzhou, dubbed “China's hub for digital economy”.
15 July 2020
When the first Dodo Pizza shop opened in 2011, founder Fyodor Ovchinnikov, an archaeologist by training, was rebounding from his previous business – a bookstore chain that grew from an initial, single bookshop. More
Chinese furniture makers are rebuilding their COVID-19-hit business by diversifying into online sales and related services.
08 July 2020
Houjie, a town in Dongguan city in Guangdong province of Mainland China, is well known in the country and overseas as a key furniture exhibition and trading hub, with shows typically held all yearround at the Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center. More
Automation will play a key role as the world of trade and investment rewires to recover from the COVID-19 outbreak.
17 June 2020
The abrupt rewiring of the world’s economy brought by COVID-19 has upended global trade, and the world’s premier exporter, Mainland China, along with the international investment and business hub of Hong Kong, are key players in this rewiring. More
Export-focused wholesalers adopt virtual sales pitches to woo domestic buyers.
03 June 2020
With many traders and manufacturers in Guangdong’s key apparel hub finding themselves with huge amounts of surplus stock and nowhere to export it to amid the COVID-19 lockdown, targeting the domestic market via live video-streaming services has proved a lifeline for many. More
After the virus outbreak causes a brief pause, work on the railway line from Vientiane to Kunming resumes.
20 May 2020
Despite a brief hiatus occasioned by the COVID-19 outbreak, construction work has resumed on the Mainland China-Laos High Speed Railway, a key element of the Belt and Road initiative, the mainland’s ambitious international infrastructure development and trade facilitation programme. More
Success in the fight against COVID-19 is paving the way for increased travel between Hong Kong, Macao and Guangdong, and reviving Mainland China’s tourism industry.
13 May 2020
Seamless travel between Hong Kong and Mainland China has for a long time been critical in the city's success as a gateway between the mainland and the rest of the world, making it a fulcrum for both the Belt and Road Initiative and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. More