China Belt and Road

I like to keep company with savvy international people with expertise that complements mine. My longtime friend, David Baxter, is one of those people. He is a South African who now lives in the Washington, D.C. area but routinely travels all over the world to advise governments and companies as an international development consultant.

China Risks

Should I stay in China or should I leave?  Should I enter the China market or is it too risky?  The answer to these questions is simple:  it depends.  The secret is understanding what those dependencies are and how your company strategically fits within them.

What follows is an oversimplified view of the playing field

China Company Audit Lawyers
Get ready for China corporate monitoring

Foreign companies doing business in China are abuzz with news and rumors regarding China’s plans to set up what will essentially be a social credit system for companies that do business in China.

In China is building a ‘comprehensive system’ for tracking companies’ activities,

China risks

I recently participated in a publicly broadcast round table discussion on the US-China trade war. This discussion was organized in response to President Trump’s recent announcement that the U.S. will on September 1 be imposing 10% tariffs on a new list of Chinese products. Many analysts were surprised by this move. They treated the announcement

Bitcoin in China

It’s no secret that savvy Chinese citizens with money will find a way to protect their money from the long arm of the Chinese government, often using technology, which always outpaces government regulation. Chinese citizens have stashed bundles of cash or other valuable items in shipping containers, employed more sophisticated means like using fake invoices