Hey to everyone in Brazil, Thanks for a fun conference on the 16th. And a great excuse to spend the day in Florianopolis.
*The following is an excerpt from our new One Hour China Contrarian Book (which is available here.). “Jonathan Woetzel (McKinsey & Co, Peking University) and I have written three speed-read China books together. In this latest one, we have put together a collection of our essays that basically make four main contrarian points. These are: […]
There has been a lot of talk about China’s new “sharing economy”. Articles in the New York Times, Fortune, Bloomberg, and the South China Morning Post have all cited ride-sharing (Didi), bicycle rentals (ofo, Mobike), and the micro-rental services for batteries, basketballs, and umbrellas as part of a new China “sharing economy”. But this is […]
已下内容节选自我们的新书《一小时读懂中国》。 “我和华强森博士(Jonathan Woetzel)（麦肯锡，北京大学）一共写过3本有关中国的速读书籍。这是最新的一本，书中精心收录了我们的一系列文章，主要体现以下四个独到的观点：
These are boom times for sports in China. An increased national focus on health and fitness is coinciding with a big increase in entertainment consumption. And the State Council has set a goal of making the sports industry a 5 trillion yuan ($750 billion) sector by 2025. So stadiums and fields are being built, European […]
China is inching closer to becoming the world’s largest entertainment market and Hollywood studios are struggling to adapt. Cameos by Chinese film stars are being jammed, often nonsensically, into Western movies. Studio executives are flying in to meet with cash-rich Chinese moguls. And praise for China in Hollywood films has become commonplace. This is increasingly being described as self-censorship. […]
*The following is an excerpt from our One Hour China Consumer Book (which is available here.). “This story starts in 1999 and it centers around a Hong Kong native and long-time Carlsberg employee named Sunny Wong. Sunny joined Carlsberg as a sales manager in Hong Kong in 1987. He rose through the ranks and eventually […]