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A new world under construction: China and semiconductors

November 2015—The ongoing transformation of the Chinese semiconductor sector requires all parties to raise their game.more

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Five myths about the Chinese economy

November 2015—Predictions of deepening economic woes are plentiful. Here are five arguments against the pessimism.more

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Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation

October 2015—China does well in customer- and manufacturing-oriented innovation, though not in the more advanced varieties. But the country will need them to sustain growth. more

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The eight essentials of innovation

April 2015—Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.more

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Five keys to connecting with China’s wired consumers

August 2015—China is the world’s largest and most dynamic e-commerce market. But being successful requires understanding and embracing its unique digital landscape and consumers.more


Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

August 2015—Doug Gurr reflects on how China differs from Western markets and what role data informatics will play in the future of retail.more

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Why China’s consumers will continue to surprise the world

May 2015—Fears about China’s slowing economy are overblown, authors Jeffrey Towson and Jonathan Woetzel argue in this adapted excerpt from the follow-up to their The One Hour China Book.more

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The four global forces breaking all the trends

April 2015—The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.more

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How Asia can boost productivity and economic growth

March 2015—Growth in China and other parts of Asia will depend on skills training, more process mechanization, and better resource use, says McKinsey director Jonathan Woetzel.more

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Confronting corruption

January 2015—Policies, controls, and culture must all work together to withstand the inevitable pressures when they arise.more


What could happen in China in 2015?

December 2014—What do you get when you add slower economic growth, greater volatility, and rising competition to more international flights and genuine Chinese innovation? McKinsey director Gordon Orr’s annual predictions.more

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China’s rising Internet wave: Wired companies

January 2015—After a massive rise in Internet use by consumers, adoption by Chinese companies is catching up with that of the developed world.more

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