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The U.S.'s Dangerous Miscalculation on a Chinese Debt Crisis

As the largest trade war in post-WWII economic history has officially launched, and President Trump is determined to escalate it, some American economists have now subscribed to the old myth pushed by Gordon Chang of an imminent Chinese economic meltdown.

What Does Meng Wanzhou's Arrest Mean for the Tech Industry?

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver on December 1st on the grounds of alleged financial fraud. The U.S. Department of Justice issued these charges in order to give Canada a legal pretext to extradite her to the United States, where she could face charges of helping Huawei evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. Unfortunately for her, Meng Wanzhou sits at the intersection of this administration's harsher Iran policy and its desire to protect U.S. corporations from international competition.

New Year, New Opportunities

We have officially entered the Year of the Dog. In addition to heralding the start of a prosperous new year, it also marks the 48th year of Canada and China’s trading relationship and offers a chance to reflect on the growing commercial opportunities between our two nations.

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 Possibilities of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is perhaps the most exciting technological development since the internet. It is also, through the use of tokens, an investment vehicle. This has created an unusual paradox. Are companies issuing tokens to help finance blockchain technology, or are they simply capitalizing on blockchain speculators hoping to catch the next bitcoin at $1?

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.

Li Ka-shing’s Overseas Investment Trends

A few years ago, the Li Ka-shing family began liquidating their assets from Hong Kong and mainland China and actively engaging in overseas mergers and acquisitions. Since 2010, CK Hutchinson has executed 19 successful major acquisitions. Recounting these transactions, this article aims to shed light on the trend of Li Ka-shing family’s recent overseas investments and business practices. 


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.”