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Didi: Xi Surprises Us Again

Beijing shocked the financial world when it pulled the rug out from under Didi days after its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange and also announced new regulations reigning in overseas IPOs and Chinese companies already listed.

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What the West Gets Wrong About China

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‘Why do business and political leaders in the West persist in getting China so wrong?’

From that I suggested that to invest successfully in China, you have to understand – and be aware of - what those differences are.
Malcolm Riddell
Founder of CHINADebate
6/20/2021

Harvard Business Review

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Rana Mitter | Oxford

What the West Gets Wrong About China

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Part 1 | ‘Why do business and political leaders in the West persist in getting China so wrong?’

‘Why do business and political leaders in the West persist in getting China so wrong?’
Rana Mitter | Oxford
6/20/2021

Harvard Business Review

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Part 2 | ‘Myth 1: Economics and Democracy Are Two Sides of the Same Coin'

‘The truth, then, is that China is not an authoritarian state seeking to become more liberal but an authoritarian state seeking to become more successful—politically as well as economically.’
Rana Mitter | Oxford
6/20/2021

Harvard Business Review

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Part 3 | ‘Myth 2: Authoritarian Political Systems Can’t Be Legitimate’

‘A Marxist-Leninist system is concerned not only with economic outcomes but also with gaining and maintaining control over the system itself.’ ‘That has huge implications for people seeking to do business in China.’
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6/20/2021

Harvard Business Review

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Part 4 | ‘Myth 3: The Chinese Live, Work, and Invest Like Westerners’

‘For much of its turbulent modern history, China has been under threat from foreign powers, both within Asia (notably Japan) and outside it (the UK and France in the mid 19th century).’ ‘China’s rulers, therefore, see foreign engagement as a source less of opportunity than of threat, uncertainty, and even humiliation.’
Rana Mitter | Oxford
6/20/2021

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Jack Nicas, Raymond Zhong, & Daisuke Wakabayashi | The New York Times

Apple in China

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‘Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China’

‘Apple built the world’s most valuable business on top of China. Now it has to answer to the Chinese government.’
Jack Nicas, Raymond Zhong, & Daisuke Wakabayashi | The New York Times
5/20/2021

Wall Street Journal

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Apple in China

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'Tim Cook and Apple Bet Everything on China.'

‘For Apple, a clean break with China is impossible.’
5/20/2021

The New York Times

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Jack Nicas, Raymond Zhong, & Daisuke Wakabayashi | The New York Times

Apple in China

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'Apple in China: No Plan B'

“This business model only really fits and works in China. But then you’re married to China.” ‘The Chinese government was starting to pass laws that gave the country greater leverage over Apple, and Mr. Xi would soon start seeking concessions. Apple had no Plan B.’
Jack Nicas, Raymond Zhong, & Daisuke Wakabayashi | The New York Times
5/20/2021

The New York Times

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Apple in China

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'Apple Reaches $2 Trillion'

“This business model only really fits and works in China. But then you’re married to China.” ‘The Chinese government was starting to pass laws that gave the country greater leverage over Apple, and Mr. Xi would soon start seeking concessions. Apple had no Plan B.’
5/20/2021

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Apple in China

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Apple in China

‘But just as Mr. Cook figured out how to make China work for Apple, China is making Apple work for the Chinese government.’ ‘Behind the scenes, Apple has constructed a bureaucracy that has become a powerful tool in China’s vast censorship operation.’
Malcolm Riddell
Founder of CHINADebate
5/20/2021

Nikkei Asian Review

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'Apple held hostage by its Chinese puzzle'

"The massive and complete supply chain ecosystem in China is key to the iPhone maker's success, but it has also created a gigantic organism that would struggle to move somewhere else."
5/20/2021

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The most dangerous place on Earth

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'The Most Dangerous Place on Earth'

‘China's top priority now and in the foreseeable future is to deter Taiwan independence rather than compel unification,’ note Richard Bush (Brookings (retired)), Bonnie Glaser (German Marshall Fund in America), and Ryan Hass (Brookings Institution)
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5/7/2021
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