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Listen to MTD’s New Podcast Series, “Managing The Dragon: Demystifying China”

If you have not already done so, I would encourage you to sign up for our new podcast series, Managing the Dragon: Demystifying China on iTunes or Spotify. As discussed below, we have been adding new podcasts covering topical issues in the country that you will not want to miss.

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2018 Predictions: How Did We Do?

Despite the volatility of 2018, Managing The Dragon (MTD) fared pretty well on its predictions for the year. Of the five predictions made on January 23, four — growth in China’s exports to the United States; the pace of overseas acquisitions by Chinese companies; tensions on the Korean Peninsula and sales of New Energy Vehicles (NEVs ) — played out more or less as MTD predicted.

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Happy Thanksgiving to MTD’s Readers

Having lived in China for the past 24 years, one question I’m frequently asked is: “What about the United States do you miss most?” For my wife and me, the answer to that question is easy—the holidays. On the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day, when everyone in the States is taking a […]

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Podcast: How JFP Holdings Helps Crack the China Market

In the third episode of our first series of podcasts, Jack Perkowski talks with Wade Taylor, Host of wsRadio.com’s China America Business and Lifestyle Show, on how JFP Holdings helps U.S. and other companies to crack the China market. Click here to listen to the full program.

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MTD’s Jack Perkowski Interviewed on “Autoline”

I was pleased to be a recent guest on Autoline, hosted by John McElroy, during the show’s recent visit to China. The resulting episode, “Working Behind the Great Wall: Westerners in the Chinese Auto Industry,” features me, along with James Hope of Chery Motors, and Daniel Kirchert of Infiniti China. Our topic of course is […]

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Thanksgiving in China 2011

Thanksgiving in China 2011

Having lived in China for the past 20 years, one question I’m frequently asked is: “What about the United States do you miss most?” For my wife and me, the answer to that question is easy—the holidays. On the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day, when everyone in the States is taking a […]

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Consumption and China’s Slowing Economy

Consumption and China’s Slowing Economy

Now that MTD is a bit more “user friendly,” we’ve started to receive more comments from our readers. I’m delighted with this trend and encourage all of you to send along your thoughts on China and the articles that appear on the site. It lets me know what’s on your mind and enables me to […]

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China’s Capital Markets At An Inflection Point

When I went to work on Wall Street in 1973 (Can it really have been that long ago?), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stood at 855. Seven years later, as the United States closed out the 1970s, it had actually declined a bit to 838. With such weak equity markets, of course, raising capital […]

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China’s Disposable Backhoe

David Wolf hits the proverbial nail on the head in his latest retort to my articles on the construction equipment industry. Like David, I too am a “Caterpillar fanboy.” After all, my book, Managing the Dragon, begins with a description of the amazing equipment show that CAT put on for its key suppliers at the […]

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Young Americans In China

China is an opportunity for everyone, I make sure to emphasize to those interested in the country. There is a tendency to think that you have to be Chinese, to know a lot about China, or to speak the language fluently to be able to participate in the growth of the country. While all of […]

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