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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

The Shift to Consumption

This edition sheds light on the government’s initiatives outlined in the 13th five-year plan which aim at strengthening consumer spending and stipulating an innovative offline and online retail environment. We ...

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Breaking the Cycle

Leading Next Generation Organizations

by MICHAEL BABILON-TEUBENBACHER

It might seem that disruptive technologies and ongoing large-scale societal developments are putting us at the edge of a new economic world order. Still one would argue that certain economic developments are as predictable as the seasons:

1. (Initial) Dynamic and Growth: Phases of initial dynamics, investment, high levels of innovation and "letting it happen" are followed by

2. Consolidation: Phases of efficiency programs, broad-scale structural optimization and tightened control with those in turn followed by

3. Rediscovering Dynamics: Phases of releasing fresh entrepreneurial spirit within organizations having been numbed by either efficiency programs or tight central control and decision taking

For those organizations not getting stuck in phase two, the cycle ideally takes the form of an upward-facing spiral, thus resulting in...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

09.09.2016

02 | 2016 | New Urban Living

In this edition of GC Ticker we will offer insights into the current developments in China’s urbanization process and take a closer look at the... 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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