vendredi 6 mai 2022

Zero Covid policy + Ukraine make China becoming less competitive

 The “zero Covid” policy in China and the war in Ukraine make the Chinese market less attractive for European companies. This is the conclusion of a study published this Thursday, May 5 by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China. Nearly a quarter of respondents would consider relocating part of their investments to other Asian countries.

-40% GDP in China

Nearly 40% of Chinese GDP affected by the confinement and semi-confinement of dozens of megacities in China. Inevitably, the “zero Covid” strategy also has an impact on foreign companies present on the Chinese market.

Of the more than 370 European companies questioned in this study, 60% expect a drop in income this year, 77% think that China is less attractive and, more seriously, 23% think of moving part of their investments, underway or planned, particularly in South and South-East Asia

Zero Covid and lack of prospects

A lack of confidence in the future which also has consequences on recruitment. Difficult to bring in talents accompanied by their families, when the borders are closed, not to mention the problem of schools.

Business is affected by covid Situation explain a business lawyer in China (jinwangassociates)

Education in China

turnover was 25% at the start of the 2021 academic year, 40% last year and, this year, it is believed that 50% of teachers in international schools will have to be replaced, with an average of six months of procedures for teacher visas. It's difficult, explained one of the speakers during the press conference this Thursday, May 5 in Beijing.

Changement in Shanghai

There is a “change of context”, underlines another: “Shanghai, which was once considered the best managed city in China, has been locked for a month and there is no end in sight (…) Even if it is a year from now, we need to know when China will reopen. “What kills business is uncertainty and the lack of prospects,” explain a distributor in China. (website)

Ukraine situation 

A lack of horizon reinforced by the war in Ukraine, which interrupted the silk rail trains between China and Europe and forced a bypass of Russian and Ukrainian airspace, which further disrupted logistics and made the freight cost.

The European Union Chamber of Commerce report stresses that China should focus more on vaccinating its people. An economic imperative in the face of “whatever it costs” of “zero Covid”. The Chinese strategy of absolute non-tolerance with the virus is today undermined by Omicron, but still defended by the communist leaders in the name of the health of the Chinese.

Property market in China

Real estate is also decreasing with crisis. source seoagencyChina

Beijing’s strict real estate policies and deleveraging campaign have had a significant impact on the property sector. For the Chamber of Commerce of the European Union, a return to the "beautiful days" is necessary, knowing that China represents 30% of world trade.

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dimanche 1 mai 2022

Cosmetics in China in 2022 : $35.7 billion Market

 With the easing of pandemic restrictions and the strong economic recovery, skin care sales are expected to re-emerge in China.

$35.7 billion market in 2021

Against this backdrop, the skincare market in China is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1%. from CNY230.1 billion ($35.7 billion) in 2021 to CNY295.5 billion ($46.3 billion) by 2026, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

 Cosmetics Market in China 

GlobalData's report, "China Skincare Market Size by Categories, Distribution Channel, Market Share and Forecast, 2021-2026", reveals that market growth will be primarily driven by the hand care category, which is expected to register the highest CAGR. fast growth of 6.3% over 2021-2026, followed by the hair removal products category with a projected CAGR of 5.6%.

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Anush Shaw, consumer analyst at GlobalData, says:

As COVID restrictions on public outdoor mobility and on-site venues are eased, the resumption of social gatherings, mass public events and tourist activities are driving the demand for skincare. The resurgence of out-of-home social gatherings will encourage consumers to up their skincare routine and look their best. The facial care category in China is one of the largest in the world, and major brands are targeting high growth areas such as anti-aging and skin repair creams with natural ingredients.

"Online retailers" were the top distribution channel in China's skincare market in 2021, followed by health and beauty stores.


Per capita spending (PCE) on skincare by Chinese consumers increased from $6.6 in 2016 to $12.5 in 2021, exceeding the global average ($9.8) and the regional average ($9.2 dollars). China's skincare PCE will reach $16.2 by 2026.

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samedi 30 avril 2022

Chinese economy in 2022 is not that good

 China indicated an easing in its crackdown against the once-freewheeling tech industry on Friday. President Xi Jinping wants to boost the economy in the face growth-sitting COVID-19 lockdowns. This sent shares in online heavyweights soaring.

China's powerful Politburo met with Xi to announce that it will increase policy support for the second-largest economy in the world, including its platform economy. This boosts investor hope that the worst is over after a multi-pronged crackdown that started in late 2020.

According to two sources familiar with the matter, optimism was also fueled by reports that China’s top leaders will host a symposium with a variety of internet companies in early January. The event is expected to be presided over by Xi. One source claimed that Meituan, a food delivery company (3690.HK), was one of those invited.

Due to confidentiality restrictions, the sources were not able to be identified.

South China Morning Post first reported that the meeting was being attended by tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings (9988.HK), Tencent Holdings (0700.HK), and TikTok owner ByteDance.

One source said that authorities are trying to reassure corporate executives about the regulatory environment, and encourage them to grow their businesses.

The Hang Seng Tech Index rose 10% to its highest level since Vice Premier Liu He made six weeks-long promises of policy support. Alibaba and (9618.HK), e-commerce giants, rose 16%, Meituan rose 11%, and Tencent rose 11%

source Reuters

On Friday afternoon, the depository receipts for and Alibaba trading in U.S. market were up 7.8% and 7.5% respectively.

The Chinese government policy

"The Chinese government has tried to catch up with the U.S. in regulating a tech sector that has grown at an unbelievable rate over the past ten years," stated Kevin Carter, the CIO of EMQQ Global. This fund, made up roughly 50% of China's equity tech securities, was created by EMQQ.P.

A member of the Chinese Business club in a event said, "This meeting might signal that the government believes they are caught up."

According to Jason Pride, Glenmede's chief investment officer for private wealth, the market's reaction indicated that Beijing was easing off on its excessive profits at China’s largest internet companies.

Anti-monopoly regulations in China

Beijing sought to control a variety of industries in an effort to crack down on anti-monopoly regulations, data privacy rules, and bridge a growing wealth gap that threatened to undermine the legitimacy of Communist Party rule.

However, the economic consequences of crackdowns on ecommerce, private education, and the property sector have been severe. China has since relaxed some of its measures to aid an economy that is still under strict COVID-19 lockdowns.

Sources said that U.S. and Chinese regulators discussed operational details of an audit agreement Beijing plans to sign this year. This latest attempt to prevent Chinese companies being removed from U.S. exchanges.

U.S. securities regulators have identified Chinese firms that could be delisted from New York because they do not meet auditing requirements. This has caused more fund managers to sell their holdings and dimmed prospects for new listings.

The Politburo, China's top decision-making body, pledged to complete the "special rectification" of the platform economy, without indicating a time frame or laying out support measures for its development.

Beijing has set a growth goal of 5.5% for this year. Private economists say it will be hard to achieve without substantial support. COVID-19 lockdowns, and other severe curbs to combat the pandemic, create havoc in supply chains and businesses. Continue reading

Gaming licenses

China lifted a nine month ban on gaming licenses earlier in the month to reduce the economic impact of the ban. Continue reading

China announced in January that it would reduce subsidies for electric cars and plug hybrids by 30% in 2022, and then scrap them completely at the end.

 lockdowns in China 

However, sales of cars fell in April due to lockdowns. China's state planner stated this week that it was meeting with the industry to discuss government support for these vehicles. This signaled a more supportive stance.

According to state-run Xinhua news agency, Politburo stated that it would support COVID-hit companies and small businesses, accelerate infrastructure construction and stabilize transport logistics and supply chains during Friday's meeting.

Gary Ng, senior economist for Natixis Hong Kong, stated that the Politburo meeting was "a positive sign" that the government wants to prioritise growth over a lot other goals like deleveraging or regulatory changes in the short-term.

mardi 26 avril 2022

Artists market in China

Artists in China ... big development since 3years 

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influencers & followers in China

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lundi 25 avril 2022

China Top New

 Top news and video about China April 2022

Shanghai COVID Lockdown: Merchant Mariner Talks About Being Trapped in China

Gravitas: Why global investors are dumping Chinese stocks

Global investors are feeling jittery about investing in China. In March, over $11 billion has gone out the door. Why are foreign investors dumping Chinese stocks

vendredi 1 avril 2022

Challenges for Western Brands in China


Challenges for Western Brands in China

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Lockdown in China 

Covid lockdown extended in Shanghai as outbreaks put economy on the skids
China’s largest city and financial powerhouse is struggling to cope with the country’s worst outbreak since the start of the pandemic in Wuhan

IT has been longer than a year since China lifted Wuhan’s lockdown. The world’s second biggest economy declared a 18.3 percent extension in (GDP) for the main quarter of 2021 from a year prior. Development was driven by solid homegrown retail deals and fares.

SME invest on Tmall = Lockdown = e-Commerce

SMEs remain to profit as they acquire extended admittance to a lot of information and understanding. Purchasers will likewise benefit from the new model since they will get a bigger choice of value merchandise and will be acquainted with new brands and items. In addition, the whole interaction will speed up the speed of advancement, changing tech and retail.

Douyin & Short video

“Short video stages have such an excess of traffic that they can fundamentally do any business,” said Shawn Yang, overseeing head of Blue Lotus Capital Advisors. “Douyin isn’t just in promotions, yet additionally live-real time, internet business, neighborhood life administrations and search. This has a great deal of space for creative mind.”

lundi 21 mars 2022

China business news 21/03/2022

 Elon Musk’s business ties to China create unease in Washington

The concerns come amid a fierce rivalry between the U.S. and China stoked by China’s focus on space technology.

The Top Five reasons Why China Is Good For Fashion

One of the great things about China is that it is a rapidly growing countries. Every day, we see people from other countries coming to China to work and invest.verson doesn’t have any part in that. You don’t need to be astarched shirt wearer or fashion designer to find wear in China.

WeChat News

As a new business owner, you’re likely to be focused on your first few months. You’ll be working hard to create a weChat business. After all, we’re known for our online presence is to be down-to-earth and fun. In such a way, that makes us the perfect platform for creating fun and fresh content.

Weibo Top News

Weibo is one of the most popular social media networks in China. It has over two billion users, and is growing rapidly. The company wants your Weibo account to be the only one you have. In this blog post, they explain how they want your Weibo site to function and look.