China’s 3rd Plenum and President Xi’s New Powers

China is becoming more intriguing all the time because as it moves towards a stronger capitalistic economy, the government is apparently consolidating power in their President’s position.  This could be seen as a move for more centralized power, or alternatively an attempt at copying the US’s system … [Read more...]

Social Stability in China is the World’s Problem….

Many think that the social issues and welfare of China are the sole problems of China...in fact, I would argue just the opposite.  China's social stability is directly tied to "global growth" and stability.  How can this be? China's top down approach to capitalism where the state manages the … [Read more...]

Is this the Golden Opportunity for Obama & Xi in Rancho Mirage?

As I have been yelling for the last 5 years at the top of my lungs, in my book, on my blogs...the US Government needs a lesson in "guanxi" so that they can begin to build the real relations with China on a cultural level of understanding before they talk about human rights, security issues, … [Read more...]

New Book Release: Secrets of Business with China by Stephen Perl

ChinaMart USA Book Publishing Inc. has partnered with ChinaMart Los Angeles, a business platform dedicated to promoting trade cooperation and better understanding of cultures between the US and China. ChinaMart Los Angeles assists US companies in exporting their goods to China and sourcing new … [Read more...]

Is China becoming too Expensive?

The answer is not simple...but it can be answered.  We have to look at some foundational information first to understand the full picture.... China has seen a paradigm shift from a 14.8% GDP annual growth in 2007 (and plus 10% growth  annually for the previous 30 yrs)  to 7.6% GDP annualized … [Read more...]

Is the U.S. Government Over Reaching on China’s Purchase of AMC?

I am all for protecting our National Security interests in the USA…the CNOOC Oil deal needed oversight, especially since oil is a national interest and Unocal 76 Oil was publicly traded. But, why is the US Government’s approval needed to sell AMC to the Chinese, Dalian Wanda Group…AMC is a … [Read more...]

China’s Economy in Trouble?

Is China's economy in trouble? Central Bank of China made announcements last week that it would be reducing the reserve requirement ratio for commercial lenders to maintain the liquidity for China's financial system.  This move is seen by the global markets as a reaction to the first quarter GDP … [Read more...]

“The Hunger Games” was banned in China…Why not in the USA too?

I went to see the movie, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins this weekend and was shocked.I knew it had been banned in China, but did not think too much about it; however, after I saw the movie, I came away thinking, “How could so many people ($152 million in the first Weekend box office) want to … [Read more...]

Growth in Free Trade and Jobs Go Side-by-Side… Why are we in Danger as a Country?

As a country we need to recognize that Free trade creates jobs and benefits a county economically as a whole… the citizens of the United States need to start thinking of our country as a publicly traded stock with our actions either increasing or decreasing our country’s “Value” on a daily basis. If … [Read more...]

Our Govt Missed the Course on ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ when it comes to China

Many at the top in the US Government apparently have not read Dale Carnegie’s book or have chosen to simply refute its findings. When dealing with another, try to be appreciative and see the situation from their angle and work backwards to achieve the mutually beneficial goal … this sums up a … [Read more...]