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Feb 25, 2021

Managing The Dragon’s 2021 Predictions

As China returns to work after the Spring Festival, it’s time for the Managing The Dragon blog to finalize its predictions for the Year of the Ox. While economic data Read More

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Feb 18, 2021

2020 Predictions: How Did We Do?

In 2008, I began making five New Year Predictions for China on my blogsite, Managing the Dragon, and every year since, we have taken the time to look back and Read More

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Jan 14, 2021

Automakers Seek To Integrate— And Localize—Battery Production

It was only a matter of time, but the transformation of the $3.0 trillion global auto industry is now underway, and automakers are spending billions to catch up and develop Read More

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Dec 8, 2020

Global Asset Managers Chase The China Dream

On July 23, 2020, China published the latest edition of its “Negative List,” the list of businesses and industry sectors where restrictions on foreign ownership are still in place in Read More

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Aug 13, 2020

China Vehicle Sales Begin To Recover

As big ticket items, purchases of passenger cars, trucks and buses are dependent on a high level of consumer confidence and the strength of the country’s overall economy. On both Read More

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Jul 13, 2020

The Ongoing Battle With Huawei

Last month, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) officially designated China’s Huawei as a national security threat. As evidenced by the author’s interview on The Point, a popular current affairs Read More

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May 27, 2020

Doing Business In China: Post Coronavirus

Following China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) as a “developing country” in 2001, the United States and the rest of the world looked the other way as China’s Read More

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Feb 13, 2020

Managing The Dragon’s 2020 Predictions

While the Phase One Agreement (the “Agreement”) signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s Vice Premier Liu He on January 15 represented a promising start to the New Year, Read More

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Feb 3, 2020

2019 Predictions: How Did We Do?

The trade war between China and the United States that erupted in March, 2018 impacted all things China in 2019. China’s stock market, currency, and economy were affected, and the Read More

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Jan 17, 2020

The Phase One Trade Deal With China: A Perspective

On Wednesday, the United States and China signed a phase one trade deal that dramatically reduces tensions between the two countries. When the announcement of a limited phase one agreement Read More

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Aug 13, 2019

Trade War: Time For A Change in Strategy

The June 29 truce in the trade war between the United States and China lasted just over one month. Thirty-three days after the presidents of the two countries met in Read More

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Aug 4, 2019

China’s Auto Slump: When Will It End?

Vehicle sales in China slumped for the 12th consecutive month in June, with unit sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles declining by 9.6% in the month, and 12.4% for Read More

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Jul 10, 2019

Electric Vehicles for the U.S. Market

In 2018, JFP Holdings initiated a new line of business — sourcing automotive components from China for sale to the U.S. auto aftermarket and sourcing high quality commercial electric vehicles Read More

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Jun 22, 2019

Electric Commercial Vehicles In The U.S.

Despite the Trade War, JFP Holdings is building a substantial business working with ADOMANI, Inc., a California company, to source electric drive trains, neighborhood electric vehicles, trucks, delivery and passenger Read More

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Jun 13, 2019

Who Pays For Tariffs?

The United States is in a major trade war with China that imposes 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion of goods imported from the country and has just averted a Read More

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Jun 2, 2019

Encouraging Signs in China’s Sluggish Auto Industry

China’s vehicle sales declined for the 10th month in a row in March and fell by double digits during the first three months of the year. Despite this gloomy performance, Read More

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May 22, 2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Enters Uncharted Waters

In the five predictions we made for 2019 at the beginning of the year, our first and most important was that the trade war between the United States and China Read More

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Mar 20, 2019

The Road Ahead For China’s Automobile Industry

For the first time in memory, China’s unit vehicle sales declined in 2018, registering a 2.8 percent year over year decline. Although sales were cumulatively positive through September, they began Read More

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Feb 4, 2019

Managing the Dragon’s 2019 Predictions

  “If you are going to be a bear, be a grizzly,” my father used to tell me. That’s the way I feel about going into 2019 with my five Read More

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Jan 14, 2019

Apple’s Problem: China’s Economy or Loss of Market Share?

At the end of the first day of trading in the New Year, Apple announced that it was cutting its revenue guidance. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, blamed a slowing Chinese Read More

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Jan 8, 2019

2018 Predictions: How Did We Do?

2018 Predictions: How Did We Do? by Jack Perkowski In each of the past ten years, I have made five China predictions for the year ahead on my blog, Managing Read More

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Jan 8, 2019

The Trade War Truce — Who Benefits?

The Trade War Truce — Who Benefits? by Jack Perkowski The answer might surprise you. Two of Germany’s largest car makers stand to be immediate beneficiaries of a reduction in Read More

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Jan 8, 2019

2018: A Transition Year for China Autos?

2018: A Transition Year for China Autos? by Jack Perkowski 2018 may be shaping up to be a transition year for China automobiles. It may be the year that marks Read More

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Nov 5, 2018

The Future of Auto JVs in China

The Future of Auto JVs in China by Jack Perkowski: In June, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and its Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced that, as of July Read More