18 Oct 2012
Evolving opportunities in the Middle East
With its natural resources, demography, geography and business environment, growth in the Middle East and North African region is on the horizon.
12 Oct 2012
Week in China: Ready for the RMB?
A look at Chinese renminbi as a currency for trade and the road ahead for RMB internationalisation.
10 Oct 2012
Emerging markets hit by sluggish global trade
Growth in emerging markets slow as sluggish global trade cycle and week demand hit the manufacturing and service industries.
5 Oct 2012
Week in China: Chasing Manhattan
Chinese companies, among them Beijing’s largest property developer, are reported to be buying Manhattan real estate.
2 Oct 2012
Week in China: China's Tycoons
China’s Tycoons introduces China’s 100 top business leaders and the stories behind their success.
29 Sep 2012
Chinese export orders shrink at fastest rate since 2009
New export orders in China in September suffered the sharpest drop in 42 months, with the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index™ recording a reading of 47.9.
28 Sep 2012
Week in China: Darkest before the dawn?
China’s steel industry is pinning its hope on a boom in the property market to get itself out of the current crisis.
21 Sep 2012
Week in China: The wealth effect
The luxury industry in China is seeing a shift in trend as Chinese consumers now tend to eschew brands and logos in favour of less-conspicuous luxury.
20 Sep 2012
September struggles for China's manufacturers
China’s manufacturing industry continues to record weak performance, with the HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index™ for September 2012 coming in at 47.8.
3 Sep 2012
Chinese exporters buffeted while India stays calm
Chinese manufacturers are facing increasing difficulties due to sluggish economic growth, while their Indian counterparts remain relatively calm.