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China’s Art Auction Market Retakes the Top Position in the World

Two reports, produced by the China Association of Auctioneers and art market website Artnet respectively, showed in August 2017 that after a two-year adjustment, the mainland China art market rebounded in 2016. According to the 2016 Chinese Art Auction Market Report and the 2016 Global Chinese Art Auction Market Report, China retook the top position in the world with a total turnover of $4.83 billion USD.

The Business of Wine

No one gets into the business of wine to make money. Owning a vineyard is a labour of love, and it is a labour.

A Trip with Mayor Gregor Robertson: Vancouver Business Mission to China 2017

From September 5 to September 9, 2017, a business delegation from Vancouver journeyed to Beijing and Shanghai in China, meeting with government officials from both cities and visiting well-known Chinese companies. This resulted in the signing of several memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the Chinese government and enterprises.

China’s Stock Market: A New Era

Anyone who pays attention to it should have noticed that the recent logic of the Chinese stock market has been quite different from what it used to be. A new era has arrived. Although we have predicted some new features in our previous stock analyses, it is yet a different game to actually adapt to the new situation. Since the crash in 2015, the Chinese stock market has seen two years of torment and finally it came to an end, with a new round already on the horizon.

Vancouver and Guangzhou Celebrate 30 Years as Sister Cities

Government and business delegations from Vancouver, British Columbia and Guangzhou, China gathered Monday, June 15 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their sister city relationship at the second Canada and China Economic and Finance Forum.


Online Streaming Services Beginning to Disrupt Traditional TV and Film Industries

The United States is still the toast of Tinseltown, but Canada is the rising star of the North American film industry. Even though more and more North Americans are buying big-screen televisions and are subscribing to streaming online channels like Netflix and Shomi, the film industry is not slowing down by any stretch. Movie buffs still long to escape the real world in a dark movie theatre during the steamy days of summer, cradling a big bucket of buttery popcorn. Both the United States and Canadian box office totaled $10.4 billion in 2014, down 5 percent from $10.9 billion in 2013, according to the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA).

Top Ten: Fine dining by volume

However not all are created equal, the demands of multi-million dollar leases mean many high-end restaurants must provide not only impeccable service and ambiance along with their gustatory delights, they must also do it in very high volumes.

Aroma of Wine

“Wines are priceless works of art, and making wine is a kind of artistic creation. As a winemaker, we don't have the right and ability to reduce costs; we can only constantly improve the quality.”