As we move towards the end of one of the hottest summers on record, it’s worth posing the question: Has the heat gone out of Chinese investment in New Zealand?Read more
Not surprisingly, Kiwi businesses in growing numbers are eyeing up China as an export market.
The scale of the potential business and consumer trade is mouth-watering, and our Free Trade Agreement and the good work of our politicians have paved the way.Read more
China-watching is mandatory for many people in business.
The world’s most-populous nation looms large on the global stage in politics, commerce and sport. Its 300 million aspiring middle class citizens – still a small part of the total population - are increasingly sophisticated in their consumer activities, travelling a lot more and further, and pursuing business interests on all continents and the South Pacific region.Read more
E-commerce is a term that covers a very broad range of activities from simply cementing orders over the phone to the highly sophisticated online marketing and selling systems that are increasingly dominating economies around the world.
The huge economy that is China is no laggard in the e-commerce area and those trading with China need to come to terms quickly with what electronic trade looks and feels like there.Read more
Established in 1993 and now starting its 25th year in business, Alaron Products is a toll and contract and private-label manufacturer and packer of dietary supplements, complementary medicines, therapeutic goods and personal care products in bulk and shelf-ready finished product form.Read more
In today’s world, New Zealand businesses are likely to be either doing business in China – or considering the possibility.Read more
Intellectual property law firm James & Wells has lent its expertise to the New Zealand China Innovation Centre, signing on as a strategic partner.Read more
Horror stories have given Kiwi businesses the wrong idea about China’s improving intellectual property regime, experts say.Read more
The recent New Balance case should be a big wake up call for Kiwi companies exporting to Asian markets, especially those capitalising on e-commerce to do so.Read more
The sudden decline in stock values in China is alarming, but the outcome may not be as hard on New Zealand as some people fear. Johnathan Chen, Head of James & Wells' Asia Division, explains.Read more