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The Weekly Steep Archives

TWS: Nov. 22, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from November 15 – 22, 2021: Time To Buckle Up for Troubling Turbulence; Shifting Signals Over Singles’ Day Sales; LinkedIn ‘LinksOut’ of China; The Unholy Matrimony of China’s Real Estate and LGFVs; and more!

TWS: Nov. 15, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from November 8 – 15, 2021: A Not-So-Secure Social Security Takes Its Toll; Global Appetite for Chinese Imports; Terrible Twos: China’s PPI and CPI Hit October Skies; How Financial De-Risking Destabilized China’s $52 Trillion Property Market; and more!

TWS: Nov. 8, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from November 1 – 8, 2021: Keynes & Hayek Got Nothin’ on Xi; 996 + 1075 = ?; Getting Caught in the Crossfire; Why Online Auction Marketplaces Could Become Key to Chinese E-Commerce; and more!

TWS: Nov. 1, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from October 25 – November 1, 2021: Producers Pay It Forward to Consumers; OBOR? Never Heard of Her; Medusa, Meet China's Housing Market; How Didi Crashed Into China’s New Data Security Laws; and more!

TWS: Oct. 25, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from October 18 – 25, 2021: Frosty Trade Relations Bring Steamy Coal Prices; An Acquisition, Eh? ; An Olympic Effort To Make the Best Out of a Bad Situation; US-China Business Relations From the Perspective of the American Heartland; and more!

TWS: Oct. 18, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from October 11 – 18, 2021: It's All About That $₩€£T Cash Mone¥; Lithuania Smells Something Fishy with Chinese Phones; The 2021 Chronicles: Another Tough Year for Huawei; Amazon’s China Crackdown: A Costly Lesson for Cross-Border E-Commerce Sellers; and more!

TWS: Oct. 11, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from October 4 – 11, 2021: Grande Times Ahead for Chinese Home Buyers...Maybe?; No Place To Call Home in the Chinese Job Market; “Guys I’m Serious This Time” ← Beijing on Crypto; China’s EV Market: Out With Subsidies, In With the Dual Credit System; and more!

TWS: Oct. 4, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from September 27 – October 4, 2021: Distressing Days Ahead for Evergrande and Its Debtors; Crackdown In Casino Town; War & Peace Over Beef; How China Is Using Technology to Solve Its Food Security Concerns; and more!

TWS: Sept. 27, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from September 20 – 27, 2021: Too Many Pieces in the NEV Pie; Turbulent Times for Chinese Airlines; The PBOC Pulls a Punxsutawney for SMEs; China’s 80 Million Podcast Listeners and the Competitors Vying for Their Attention; and more!

TWS: Sept. 20, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from September 13 – 20, 2021: A Walk in the Woods for Climate Change; Putting the “Th” in Clean Earth; Tim Hortons Takes a Bite Out of CAC’s Data Requirements; How China Leads in Blockchain Innovation for Business; and more!

TWS: Sept. 13, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from September 6 – 13, 2021: Hot Trade Brings China Out of the Ringer; Beijing Gets a New Exchange for $MEs; EVs Left Holding the Short Stack; Revitalizing the Rust Belt; The Impact of China’s ‘Lying Flat’ Movement on Labor Markets; and more!

TWS: Sept. 6, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from August 30 – September 6, 2021: Here’s Lookin’ At You, Lukou; A Seasoned Captain for All Seasons; Picking Up Scraps at Evergrande; The Economic Consequences of China’s Regulatory Crackdown; and more!

TWS: Aug. 30, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from August 23 – 30, 2021: Xi Talks of Taxes Over Tea; No Love for Ningbo; PIPL: A Bull in the China Shop Bringing Bearish Bids; Going Wrong with Human Rights; What To Know About China’s Smart Cities and How They Use AI, 5G, and IoT; and more!

TWS: Aug. 23, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from August 16 – 23, 2021: Producers Pop a Pill for Rising Prices; Riding the Rails to Roaring Debt; Driving Down China's Private Highway 101; The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree in Hong Kong; 5 Trends To Watch in Chinese E-Commerce Livestreaming in 2021; and more!

TWS: Aug. 16, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from August 9 – 16, 2021: Coal & Clean Energy Compete Over China’s Climate Goals; Beijing Goes Bonkers Over Bitcoin; Pudong Daydreams: Say 'Bai-Bai' to Capital Controls in the “Paris of the East”; Trade Disputes With Da' Land Down Under Reach New Heights; The VR Market in China: Moving Toward the Metaverse; and more!
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