China

  • Today some 700 Chinese companies manufacture e-bikes. According to China Bicycle Association (CBA), the top ten e-bike companies accounted for 47% of the total production in 2014. China has some 200 million e-bikes running on the road totaling CNY 100 billion (14bn euro) in value, a tenfold increase from 2005. The value of the entire upstream and downstream industry chain has reached CNY 200 billion …

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  • Three years ago, the Chinese government unveiled an ambitious road map for expanding the country’s electric-vehicle industry. It believed that moving to a future dominated by electric vehicles rather than cars with internal-combustion engines could deliver a number of major advantages for China. First, electric vehicles would reduce consumption of oil-based fuels and boost China’s energy independence: the cars would power up with electricity generated …

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  • Mobile infrastructure spending soared in 2014, led by WCDMA network expansion at China Unicom and robust TD LTE eNodeB deployments at China Mobile, according to Infonetics Research. “Looking at mobile capex, China delivered again in 2014 via a balancing act that had China Telecom cutting capex by nearly a third, China Unicom increasing spending by almost a quarter and China Mobile shelling out more than …

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  • The Paris Marriott Hotel Champs Elysees is the latest landmark hotel to switch to Chinese ownership following a US $467.27 million deal, which transfers ownership of the iconic property to Hong Kong-based investor Kai Yuan Holdings. China is the world’s fastest growing travel market. In 2013, 98.19 million Chinese tourists ventured overseas – up 18 per cent on the previous year*. As their wanderlust grows …

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  • The 8th consecutive edition of LPS will be held on December 12-14, 2014, at the iconic Shanghai Marriott City Centre. The international real estate expo will provide a unique opportunity for Shanghai’s elite home buyers to interact with international leading luxury real estate experts in a prestigious setting. Much more than just a real estate expo, LPS Shanghai is a unique concept, specifically designed for …

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