A consuming interest in China

Access Asia's Paul French gives on-the-ground insight into the China consumption story.

There have been a number of Hong Kong listings this year that ought to be beneficiaries of the increasing levels of Chinese consumption û sportswear company Xtep and department store operator Maoye International are two notable examples û but they have underperformed a poor market. Is this because there is something wrong with the fundamentals of Chinese companies, or is it due to a lack of investor confidence Paul French, founder and chief China analyst of Shanghai-based research firm Access...

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