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Biotech’s Borders

Ever since being named a strategic priority in 2015, China’s biotech industry has shown remarkable progress. But in order to achieve their global ambitions, Chinese...

China’s Shell Game

How China’s offshore companies are registered, and what purpose they serve, has long been misunderstood by analysts and economists. But documents in the Pandora Papers,...

The Diary Duel

What should be done when values like the free-flow of information conflict with equally important values like the rule of law and the protection of...

Package Deal

For years, Amazon recruited Chinese sellers aggressively, profiting handsomely from the surge in product offerings and low prices. But many Chinese sellers' bad practices —...

The Boom-Bust Backlash

From the scandal of Luckin Coffee to the collapse of Didi, big names have dominated the discussion of Chinese companies listing on U.S. exchanges. Now,...

The Missing Mogul

Whitney Duan was one of China's most successful female entrepreneurs. She built multi-billion dollar developments and was closely connected to political elites. But in 2017,...

Wind Wars

China is running full steam ahead in pursuit of leadership in the 21st century’s most important global industries. Can Europe keep pace?

Special Delivery

The “super app” Meituan boasts a valuation of $180 billion, trailing only Alibaba and Tencent in the Chinese tech space. But with success and size...

China’s New Nationalism

Confident, vocal, and performative, China’s patriotic fervor has grown up a lot over the past decade. And with self-interest coexisting with sentiment, it will be...

The Lithium Liability

As policymakers and business leaders in both the U.S. and China rev up electric-vehicle production, they find themselves reliant on the insecure supply of a...

The Sponge Revolution

By 2030, 70 percent of Chinese cities are scheduled to become “sponge cities” — a novel solution designed to prevent flooding while also “greening” China...