China's Version of 'Supply-Side Reform' Not at All What Reagan Had in Mind
To understand policymaking in China, pay attention to the buzz phrases. The country's favorite economic slogan, "supply-side structural reform," just got its most... »
Is Growth in Services Hampering Chinese Manufacturing?
It has often been said that China will grow old before it becomes rich. But could it have too many offices, restaurants, and hotels before it becomes wealthy?
China - Now an Upper-Middle-Income Nation - Has Some Hard Economic Decisions to Make
It won't be easy, but shifting to a productivity-led economy from one focused on investment could add trillions of dollars to China's growth by 2030.
Supply Chain Challenges in Emerging Markets
Global companies increasingly are viewing emerging markets not only as a source of supply but also as consumer markets. Clive Geldard, group vice president for retail and... »
How Are Companies Doing Business in China Today?
Mark Hehl, senior consultant with The Desara Group, describes the dramatic changes that are taking place within China's manufacturing sector. [Run Time (Min.): 10:43]
Five Keys to Working Successfully With Chinese Suppliers
Joy Huang, president of Connect East LLC, reveals some of the hidden costs of dealing with Chinese suppliers, and offers advice on how to cope with them. [Run Time (Min.):... »
Bringing Lost American Jobs Back From China
The Reshoring Initiative would like to slap the "Made in U.S.A." label on a lot more products. Can it succeed?
Is China's Economy Taking a Dive?
What's going on behind the veil of secrecy that masks China's economy?
The Hidden Trade War With China
It's supposed to be a trade dispute between the U.S. and China over solar cells. But that's not the real story.
Bayer Calls China 'Wild Card' for Its Consumer Health Business
More than two years after buying Merck's OTC unit and local player Dihon, bringing together three separate consumer care businesses in China remains a challenge, Bayer said.
Machining Centers Market Expected to See Robust Growth in APAC Region
The global machining centers market in automotive, aerospace, metal fabrication and other verticals is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6 percent during the period... »
Amazon Looks to Shave Delivery Time of Small Items from China to U.S.
Amazon.com Inc. is speeding the delivery of USB cables, smartphone screen protectors, cosmetics and other small, flat items in its continuing push against rival marketplaces... »
The Self-Learning Supply Chain
Most companies have some basic form of analytics. This is the next step for the truly competitive: A supply chain that intuitively learns from your business reality to offer... »
Solutions for Reaching New High Tech Markets
High tech companies are aggressively expanding in emerging markets to tap growth opportunities in multiple countries, especially in Asia, that offer a rising consumer class... »
Big Ships, Big Challenges: The Impact of Mega Container Vessels on U.S. Port Authorities
The average size of container vessels calling at U.S. ports has grown considerably over the past five years, and the trend is expected to continue. As U.S. ports prepare to... »
TPP: A New Era of Trade, or the Monster Spawn of Nafta?
Can we predict the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by examining the track record of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta)? Well, maybe.
Global Trade Pacts Raise Unanswered Questions
Negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership have at long last come to a successful end. But ratification of the agreement is far from assured - and some key questions... »
Reshoring From China Is a Done Deal - Sort Of
Companies shifting manufacturing from China back to the U.S.? That's old news. Given the recent economic setbacks in the Chinese economy, however, you have to wonder whether... »