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Health and Life Sciences

We will explore how other, seemingly “new” industries have recently become big pillars in the Chinese economy and what that might mean for society in general... read online

Where Tech And Team Meet

In recent years, China has reached a “new normal” in terms of its economic growth. Now, companies have to adapt to this new business environment to stay competitive... read online

The Electric Age

We take a closer look at smart manufacturing, the Internet of Things, smart technologies and their effects on the automotive industry, our daily life and our connected or even “smart homes... read online

Big Data & E-Society

This edition of German Chamber Ticker sheds light on opportunities and challenges that come along with e-commerce and big data. Moreover, we also highlight the status of artificial intelligence read online

Change Leadership

We take a closer look on the Labor Market and Salary Report that has recently been published by the German Chamber of Commerce in China. Experts will share their insights on management read online

Artificial Intelligence

This issue is particularly exciting, as there are a number of opportunities for German and Chinese companies to learn from each other and partner up. As a special highlight in this issue, we are read online

The Future of Mobility

We take a closer look at opportunities and challenges coming along with the digital transformation of the transportation industry... read online

Current Issue - Cover Story

A Place on the Global Field

 

The Emerging Sports Industry in China 

by DONGFENG LIU 

While only three to five years ago, many people would still question, if not laugh at, the idea that sport would be a serious industry in China. Today, they are much less likely to do so. Indeed, the past several years have witnessed massive investment into the sport industry in China. It is reported that Chinese mergers and acquisitions in domestic and overseas sports markets have seen exponential growth since 2015, when it spent almost RMB 40 billion (around USD 5.99 billion) in total investments was spent, with 33 deals valuing over RMB 10 million (around USD 1.50 million). Mr. Wang Jianlin and Mr. Jacky Ma, the two men who took turns to top China’s richest list, have been leading the way in investing in sport businesses with each splashing out billions of dollars on sport properties. The financial muscle of China’s top professional football league and their recent eyebrow-raising expenditure on player transfer now puts clubs across Europe on high alert. In short, the perception of the sports industry in China has changed from almost “nothing” into the “next big thing” over a relatively short period of time. So, what has led to this seemingly sudden investment fever in sports? Will China become the nouveau Eldorado of sport business?...more

05.07.2017

03 | 2017 | Organizational Efficiency

In this edition of German Chamber Ticker, we will further analyze how to improve workspaces, particularly through co-working spaces, and how to make... more

31.05.2017

02 | 2017 | The Electric Age

In this issue of the German Chamber Ticker, we will take a closer look at smart manufacturing, the Internet of Things, smart technologies and... more

26.01.2017

01 | 2017 | Big Data & E-Society

This edition of German Chamber Ticker sheds light on opportunities and challenges that come along with e-commerce and big data. Moreover, we... more

26.01.2017

06 | 2016 | Change Leadership

Hiring and retaining qualified staff is one of the main challenges for German companies operating in China. Chinese employees have become... more

12.12.2016

05 | 2016 | Artificial Intelligence

This issue is particularly exciting, as there are a number of opportunities for German and Chinese companies to learn from each other... more

17.10.2016

04 | 2016 | The Future of Mobility

In this issue, we will take a closer look at opportunities and challenges coming along with the digital transformation of the transportation... more

09.09.2016

03 | 2016 | The Shift to Consumption

China - The Shift to Consumption : In the edition 03/2016 of the German Chamber Ticker we take a look at differences between Chinese and Western... more

02 | 2015 | Smart Cities of Today

by PASCAL HARTMANN - All around the world, cities are transformed into smart cities. As citywide access to the internet has become the norm almost everywhere, information-gathering technologies – such as cameras and sensors – are being installed... more


06 | 2014 | Mr. Kong Bing on the Future of Robotics in China

by CAITLIN WAGGONER - From his start as a robot service engineer in a Nanjing automobile factory more than 20 years ago, to his position today as CEO of KUKA Robotics China, Mr. Kong Bing’s career has developed apace with one of China’s fastest... more


05 | 2014 | How Today's China is Turning Green

by JOHN PABON - “The East is Grey”, “As China Roars, Pollution Reaches Deadly Extremes”, “Extinction by Traditional Chinese Medicine – An Environmental Disaster”. These recent headlines paint China as a dystopian wasteland, where factories belch out pollutants... more


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August 2014 - September 2014
China's Creatives: From “Made in China” to “Created in China” more


June 2014 - July 2014
Business and Social Responsibility: A New Era of CSR more


April 2014 - Mai 2014
China's Wealth: Growing Wealth – Growing Opportunities more


April 2014 - Mai 2014
Digital Times: Business in Bits and Bytes more


December 2013 - January 2014
Human Resources: Managing Talent, Meeting Challenges more


October 2013 - November 2013
Service Industry: China’s Collars Turn White more


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Annual Reports

Providing our members with information through business roundtables, workshops and seminars has continued to be one of the German Chamber’s main objectives. Review our Annual Reports for the German Chamber's locations in mainland China.  more


Shanghai Pocket Guide

The Shanghai Pocket Guide is a detailed guidebook for visitors to or new residents of Shanghai. The Guide further provides practical information related to daily life in Shanghai.  more


Business Confidence Surveys

As China’s economy continues its transition to a more moderate phase of growth, the business environment is also undergoing changes, and German companies are adjusting their expectations.  more


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