GoforIsrael Conference

“In Israel a thousand kilometre journey begins with innovation” said Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner Catalyst CEL Fund, at the opening of the GoforIsrael conference. Now in its 16th year this event was held in the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai on September 20. Illustrating the importance put on China by Israeli companies this was the … Read more

The CP China Saga

No foreign investor is more powerful in China than Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand From humble beginnings in Bangkok ’s Chinatown back in the early 1920s, two Chinese brothers opened a storefront business selling seeds that evolved into one of the first massive Asian multinational conglomerates. This family-owned enterprise now goes by the name of Charoen … Read more

AUSTRALIA: Tightening Trade Ties

Sino-Australian economic ties continue to be strong and solid, with reliance on each other’s economies and a recently announced Free Trade Agreement. AUSTRALIA AND China have “wonderfully complementary economies”, according to Danny Armstrong, general manager for National Australia Bank, China Banking. The relationship has become increasingly cooperative, as the two nations enjoy strong trade relationships … Read more

China reopens embassy in Somalia

After 23 years, China’s embassy in Somalia is set to be reopened after Wei Hongtian, Chargés d’affaires of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, presented his credentials to Somalia’s foreign minister Abdirahman Mohamed Beileh at a ceremony in Mogadishu. The appointment of the Chinese diplomat comes after more than 20 years of hiatus … Read more