china

JD.com looks to rival Alibaba’s physical presence

Leading online retailer pays $190 million for a 46% stake in China’s third-largest electronics retailer as it aims to strengthen its physical network in its battle with its bigger rival.
April 18, 2019

Luckin Coffee bags another $150m ahead of US IPO

China's fast-growing coffee chain is clearly on the double espressos. Despite widespread concerns about its cash-burning business model, it has just completed its third funding round in 10 months.
April 17, 2019

Belt and Road 2018: Egypt oil and gas

FinanceAsia examines what China’s Belt and Road initiative has actually brought to the world last year. This is the third of our 10-part series.
April 17, 2019

Belt and Road 2018: Egypt petrochemicals

FinanceAsia examines what China’s Belt and Road initiative has actually brought to the world last year. This is the second of our 10-part series.
April 16, 2019

Shanghai Electric ups Chinese EV bet

Enovate used to be a low-end EV maker but has now secured fresh Series A funding for a full brand overhaul as competition in the market heats up.
April 15, 2019