INSIGHTS

Musings on all things China.

Western Culture with “Chinese Characteristics”

"‘Capitalism with Chinese characteristics’ is where Western products get ingested and spat out in mutated forms." Sums up the insights from a fascinating read on Aeon. You can check out the whole article RE-MADE IN CHINA here. When East meets West, it can be an...

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What Chinese Tourists Want

Running this weekend here in Boston is “America’s favorite” Travel & Adventure Show at the Hynes Convention Center. We went down to check it out and see what travel companies were doing to attract more inbound Chinese tourists. The event was pretty well attended,...

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Happy Lunar New Year 2019

The Year of the Pig marks the end of the Chinese zodiac 12-year cycle. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said that the order of the lunar cycle would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept. When he arrived,...

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China’s NEV Dual-Credit Quota Policy

The dual-credit policy for passenger vehicle companies went into force on April 1st this year and targets car companies that produce or import more than 30,000 vehicles annually. Manufacturers worry that the new policy will make it increasingly difficult to make...

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Brands in Today’s Global Marketplace

The evolution of brands continues. Evolved brands are no longer solely built by the company behind them. Evolved brands are also built by the people who interact with them. They have a clear sense of purpose and know how to tell a great story that people will...

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