ET Solar set for Wall Street IPO

ET Solar, a China-based solar-panel manufacturer and solar-energy solution provider, has been negotiating with investment banks in order to come up with USD250m in an initial public offering in the United States. CEO Dennis She said that ET Solar has accomplished things in the field of solar-power plant solution services, engineering, procurement and construction and … Read more

New Perspectives for the Elite

IN 2012 ALONE, 46,736 Chinese residents applied to take the GMAT exam, a crucial part of the application process for postgraduate management qualifications. According to data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council 2012, this increase of 252 per cent since 2008 made Chinese residents the second-largest group of prospective business school students in the world. … Read more

Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort & Spa awarded “Wedding Hotel of the Year”

Recently, Ganlan Huabao announced a list of awarded hotels during its 2017 Ceremony held in Shanghai. Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort & Spa was awarded the “ Wedding Hotel of the Year” by Ganlan Huabao organization. The Guanlan Huabao was authorized by Wedding 21 Magazine, which is the No.1 wedding magazine in South Korea. It … Read more

International Schools Respond to Tougher Market

THE GROWING trend amongst MNCs towards localising their recruitment in China, and hiring Chinese mana-gers, is one that is often noted. As the quantity of talented local staff increases, there is much less need for international companies to import expensive expatriate senior ma-nagement. At the same time, this trend does present something of a challenge … Read more

Turkey’s Silk Road Dream

Turkey and China are eager to form a strong bond to link one end of the Silk Road with the other. July seems to be an excellent month for Turkish-China relations. Last July, China President Xi Jinping and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the high profile China-Turkey Business Forum in Beijing. In front of … Read more

Rath Trombones Exports to China

Rath Trombones, Britain’s only indigenous bespoke trombone manufacturer, is interested in boosting its export business to China. “The trombone market is fairly small, and we need to export to keep growing. We cannot rely on the UK alone to sustain the business. Exporting enables us to take advantage of fluctuating economies and exchange rates,” states … Read more

CCECC Hires Djibouti Staff

Chinese construction giant China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) promises to hire more local staff for its operations in Djibouti. CCECC inked a MoU with Djibouti Technical Vocational Training department to employ a greater number of vocational school graduates in Djibouti. The company will hire more graduates from Lycee Industrial and Commercial School, which CCECC … Read more

The Swiss Connection

ChemChina’s bid to acquire agribusiness giant Syngenta cements Switzerland’s position as a major destination for Chinese investments. As the snows fell in the Swiss Alps in early February, Syngenta Chairman Michael Demaré made a startling announcement from their headquarters in Basel. The composed Swiss executive calmly announced to the world business press that China National … Read more