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Cars in this category are required to possess exhaustive abilities including cognition and traffic law compliance, route execution, and emergency execution. China has invested heavily in self-driving technology and have quickly added legislation in place regarding testing after the sector expanded rapidly.
Not only does the mini-film try to portray Jack Ma's unbeatable position in China's tech industry, it also references the most commonly cited similarity between ... Defining how fast a company can go, especially in comparison with their competitors, could be something really serious for Chinese companies.

Editor's note: It's hardly unusual for foreign brands to call out Chinese companies for anti-competitive practices. But now China's own social media and e-commerce giants are getting sick of each other's closed ecosystems. Anyone who has tried to share a Taobao link on WeChat will be familiar (and ...
About six months ago, when I was traveling to China for work, I was told by an exec of a company, “At first I was only going to copy you, but now I'm going to crush you.” Chinese companies have famously copied American businesses with little to zero compunction, but they are now beginning to innovate at ...
That's because companies in these sectors not only import parts and materials from China, but also often export finished products there as well. There are three primary mechanisms by which U.S. tariffs on China could hurt American companies. Tariffs on Chinese imports would increase the cost of raw ...
Chinese companies are entering the e-commerce market in the Southeast Asian region in a big way, but the heavily fragmented region poses a challenge, said Credit Suisse's head of emerging Asia economics. Companies like tech giant Alibaba and Internet company Tencent are bringing their ...

American Superconductor knows all too well what's at stake when doing business in China. Intellectual property theft nearly destroyed the company. The Massachusetts-based energy technology company won a landmark case in January against its former Chinese partner Sinovel, which was convicted in ...
They used to go hunting for energy assets. Now it seems technology is top of the overseas shopping list of China's biggest and most acquisitive firms. It has replaced energy as the most sought-after sector for the biggest 100 outbound mergers and acquisitions by Chinese companies in 2017, mainly ...
A trade war with China could be very bad news for some of America's largest companies. Stocks sank Thursday as investors worried about the Trump administration's announcement of new tariffs on Chinese imports. If China retaliates, life may become difficult for Apple, Boeing, Intel and other multinational ...
Greenberg exited CAA in February to launch the Beijing-based boutique development and production company Salty Pictures. The transition from agent to producer is something of a homecoming for the 42-year-old executive. A fluent Mandarin speaker, Greenberg got his start in the Chinese industry ...
Like many Chinese companies with listings outside of China, iQiyi is a variable-interest entity, or VIE, a structure created in the 1990s as a workaround for Chinese companies not allowed to have direct foreign ownership. Under the VIE structure, the Chinese company creates two entities, one in China that ...
In January, SZSE issued a warning that it will closely observe companies using the popularity of Blockchain to boost their stock prices. According to China Money Network, SZSE has investigated more than 20 listed companies over specious claims about Blockchain technology. Previously, Cointelegraph ...
President Donald Trump is targeting China for stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over as farmers, electronics ... The administration is expected Thursday to slap trade sanctions on China, perhaps including restrictions on Chinese investment and tariffs on as much as $60 ...
With borrowing costs ticking higher amid Beijing's squeeze on debt, one company has already defaulted this month after investors requested they be paid back early. Ratings companies are warning there's more to come with China accounting for about 69 per cent of all the puttable notes worldwide, ...
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has joined the American Legislative Exchange Council, a private group set up for corporations and other interest groups to ... Trump in Trump Tower to talk about “accessing the China marketplace” in order to help “U.S. companies sell and export their goods into China.” ...
A controversial Chinese company with links to Pakistan has withdrawn from Bandra-Versova Sea Link project after it became clear that the central ... Expressions of interest from Chinese companies in projects along India's coast has become a cause for concern for the Indian security establishment.
Ecomelida Inc., the United States subsidiary of China-based Zhangzhou Sanlida Environmental Technology Corp., has announced plans to locate its first facility in North America in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The new facility is expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of 2018 and to create 200 new jobs, ...

Local brand Symphony's sales declined 48% year-on-year and 37% quarter-over-quarter, latest International Data Corporation (IDC) data show. ... “A high specification product line-up, aggressive pricing, and heavy marketing spend helped China-based companies to get a quick share in the Bangladesh ...
Even as China makes veiled threats to retaliate against the United States, it is forcing many Chinese companies to close wasteful, polluting factories to fix its ... Last year, Beijing propped up the publicly traded subsidiary of debt-laden Aluminum Corporation of China Limited, converting about $2 billion in ...
The deal gives Tencent a strategic relationship with the co-producer of local blockbusters 'Never Say Die' ($334 million) and 'Goodbye Mr. Loser' ($228 million). Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings has invested in so many film companies that it's becoming difficult to keep track of them all.
The CEO of Massachusetts-based analytical instruments company Waters also noted how the company is trying to take advantage of related trends. ... The "Belt and Road Initiative," once called "One Belt, One Road," was proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 to promote investment connecting ...
Then he brought up how, in China, the government forces foreign automakers that want to manufacture cars in the country to partner with a Chinese car company. In a message to The Verge, Musk said he wants Trump to pressure China to change its stance on these issues. “It is better if all countries lower ...
China is currently taking measures to restrict 2900 distant water fishing vessels' activities in their main fishing grounds. Since 2016, approximately € 90 million (700 million RMB) in subsidies for 264 fishing vessels belonging to 78 Chinese distant water fishing companies have been cancelled by the ...
With all the negative news surrounding CEFC China Energy over the past week, analysts are now wondering if the company has fallen out of favor with the Chinese authorities and if the acquisition of the stake in Rosneft is in jeopardy. When it announced the deal to buy 14 percent in the Russian oil giant ...
CEO Hock Tan jumped on a bandwagon and announced at the White House that his Singapore-based semiconductor company would “redomicile” to the United States, thanks to the GOP's new tax plan. In return, Trump called Broadcom “one of the really, really great companies,” and added “They employ ...
Now, according to Apple, for the first time the company will store the keys for Chinese iCloud accounts in China itself. ... said it had to comply with recently introduced Chinese laws that require cloud services offered to Chinese citizens be operated by Chinese companies and that the data be stored in China.
Developing the semiconductor industry is a key objective of Chinese President Xi Jinping's Made in China 2025 strategy to turn the world's biggest exporter of manufactured goods into a leading high-technology player. But the plan - and China's appetite for acquiring technology companies and intellectual ...
Mr. Li, 54, is chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, a private company that owns a Chinese carmaker, Geely Automobile, as well as Volvo Cars, the Swedish ... “Daimler has got a broad-based portfolio and footprint in China,” Daimler said, noting that Beijing Auto remained “a strong partner on site.”.
Wu was known as one of China's "Gray Rhinos" — ambitious, politically connected tycoons whose companies incurred extraordinary debt while snapping up prestigious foreign assets — enough debt, regulators believed, to potentially destabilize the country's financial system. Last year, the Chinese ...
Based on conservative estimates of gross margin of 75 percent and operating margin of 65 percent, Bernstein analysts calculate that Beijing-based Bitmain made $3 billion to $4 billion in operating profits in 2017. In contrast, Nvidia's operation profit was $3 billion during the same period, according to ...
XCRA, +0.10% called off its acquisition by a Chinese entity Thursday afternoon, the latest attempt at a Chinese purchase of a U.S. chip company to be ... approval from CFIUS on this transaction, Xcerra and Xinyan are discussing alternatives to pursue opportunities in new and existing markets in China.
The SEC said it couldn't resolve concerns about the proposed ownership structure, which would have given 29 percent of the company to a China-based shareholder. The Chicago Stock Exchange couldn't supply documents the regulator requested about relationships among the proposed buyers, ...
Another cause for concern is the fact that Huawei's founder, Ren Zhengfei, had served in the Chinese army before he started the company. This isn't the first time the US has shut down Huawei either. In 2012, there was a Congress report that said that the US should be weary of these companies and in ...
Solar panel imports to the U.S. from China surged at the end of last year, as customers sought to avoid paying a 30 percent tariff imposed by President Trump. Trump in January announced 30 percent tariffs on imported solar panels for next year, and the tariff will progressively drop over the next three years.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has signed on to lobby for the Chinese solar panel manufacturer JinkoSolar Inc. as the company pushes to open a U.S. factory and ... Orrick's lobbying for JinkoSolar comes as the company—one of China's largest manufacturers—strives to open a new plant in the United States.
Background: Founded in 1972 as Shandong Jining Woolen Mill, this company is one of China's largest textile producers--and while it has acquired a fair few supplier companies, it's been investing downstream of late. Its headquarters are located in Jining in Shandong province, a six hour train ride south of ...
Credit ratings agencies have downgraded debt linked to the company. The pressure has also come from Chinese authorities, which clamped down on heavy overseas spending by big companies last year. Experts say that makes China's big state-owned banks, which helped bankroll HNA's expansion, ...
Other Chinese-backed deals have come under scrutiny, including a partnership between Goldman Sachs and China's sovereign wealth fund, the China Investment Corporation; a hotel buying spree by the Chinese insurance company Anbang; and an effort by Huawei Technologies to purchase a stake in ...
A Chinese pharmaceutical company is poised to become the largest shareholder in GNC Holdings Inc., the Pittsburgh company said. Under the terms of the ... GNC and Hayao will form a joint venture to manufacture, market, sell and distribute GNC-branded products in China. “As a recognized leader in ...
Various websites describe Harbin as a major Chinese company involved in all facets of pharmaceuticals, from research and development to manufacturing and sales. The website PharmaCompass.com described it as one of the top 500 industry enterprises in China. In a release, Hayao Chairman Zhang ...
Evernote has prioritized localization fairly early on in its expansion to the Chinese market. The company revealed their intention to build its own data center when they entered China – well before the implementation of the new cybersecurity laws, which require companies to store all user data within ...
As China has become the continent's biggest economic partner, Chinese companies have found themselves operating in countries with high corruption ... State-owned energy company China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) had been fined $1.2 billion by the Chad government for environmental ...
Energy giant China National Petroleum Corporation agreed to purchase 1.2 million tons per year from Cheniere's Sabine Pass export terminal. ... Cheniere Energy announced it has signed the first-ever long-term deal between an American natural gas exporter and a Chinese state-owned energy company ...
Intellectual property theft has been a thorn in the side of U.S. companies for decades. China has long been a chief offender here, and continues to be in 2018. Just last month, a U.S. court in Wisconsin convicted the Chinese company Sinovel Wind Group Co. of stealing trade secrets from AMSC, ...
In 2016, when a Chinese drone maker came to CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas, and promised to build a completely autonomous vehicle to carry people or cargo, critics doubted it could overcome technical obstacles. Now, the company says it's closer to turning the ...
An English-learning site in China and the U.K.'s public broadcaster share the same name — and the latter isn't happy about it. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is suing Beijing Iyuba Technology Co. Ltd. for using the media outlet's name and content on its educational website, according to case ...
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has announced that its mobile wallet app Alipay is to be accepted in physical Apple Stores in the country. This would be the first time Apple has allowed retail store purchases to be made with a third-party mobile wallet app. Reuters reports that Apple agreed to the deal to ...
"Over the last 10 years, the quality of Chinese vehicles in China, as measured by Chinese consumers, has gotten dramatically better," he said. ... made a splash at the recent Detroit Auto Show, with a spot covering 2,400 square feet on the main floor of the exhibition hall, a first for a Chinese car company.
China's Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to sell a $1.24-billion minority stake of its cinema subsidiary Wanda Film to tech giant Alibaba Group and a government-backed investor, ... The Chinese government has cracked down on large, highly leveraged companies to reduce risk to the nation's economy.
There could be a significant rise in the number of Chinese companies launching IPOs in the US this year, despite Beijing's tightening oversight of the financial sector, according to Bob McCooey, senior vice-president of Nasdaq's listing services unit. “We foresee the number of China listings to be materially ...


 

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