China

5Geopolitics: How Will the US-led Ban on Huawei Affect the Global Rollout?

May 17, 2019 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 Fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology is the next major phase in telecommunication evolution and a key facilitator of many potential mega-trends ranging from connected cars to I...

Ebooks: Reading Between the Lines

March 7, 2019 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 Since the mid-2000s, the ebook industry has grown as a result of the rise in internet and smartphone penetration, with the USA and China becoming the two leading markets collectivel...

China’s New Environmental Tax Law: Impact on Industrial Sector

March 4, 2019 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 China has been facing significant environmental issues related to air and water pollution from the industrial sector. The government has adopted various regulations to control pollu...

A Cashless South East Asia: A Future Reality or a Dream?

March 1, 2019 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 The digital payment market in South East Asia remains at a nascent stage (~2% contribution to the global digital payment market in 2018) with cash dominating day-to-day-transactions...

Smart Cities: Singapore on Track to Emerge as the First Smart Nation

February 13, 2019 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 Governments across the globe have shown increasing interest in deploying digital solutions to optimise resource utilisation in their respective cities. A search for smarter response...

Asia IPO Review: Could Asia’s IPO Lead Slip as China Tightens Regulations?

December 21, 2018 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

Asian IPOs bounced back in 2018, despite a decline in deal volume driven by Mainland China owing to stricter IPO regulations. However, the region has continued to lose global proceed...

Chinese Overseas Real Estate Investments: Can Policies Slow the Tide?

December 10, 2018 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 China’s outward-bound investment (OBI) in real estate grew exponentially to around USD 120 billion in 2017 from about USD 5 billion in 2010, making China the world's second-largest ...

Industrial Robots: Asia’s Industry 4.0 Technology Leads the World by Its Ageing Hand

December 5, 2018 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 Industrial robots are at the forefront among the technologies of the Industry 4.0 revolution. Although industrial robots have been in use since the 1960s, recent years have brought ...

Smart Technology: Redefining China’s Logistics Industry

November 19, 2018 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 China’s logistics sector has been growing rapidly over the past five years, driven mainly by the country's burgeoning e-commerce sector. China’s total logistics value (i.e. the sum ...

Connected Cars: China Racing to the Lead

November 14, 2018 | by Shehan Jeph Perera - Consulting Services Team

 Connected cars are increasingly gaining traction, with their adoption supported by technological developments such as faster Internet speeds, artificial intelligence (AI), and innov...

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