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S. Korean Cuisine Leaves the Soaps to Stoke the Gastronomic Flames in Beijing

S. Korean Cuisine Leaves the Soaps to Stoke the Gastronomic Flames in Beijing

Food Week Korea 2018, sponsored by Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade, was held in Beijing from Sept. 12 to yesterday.

Sep 17, 2018
Xu Wei
South Korea’s B&D Life Health Will Be on Hunt for Chinese Partners at CIIE

South Korea’s B&D Life Health Will Be on Hunt for Chinese Partners at CIIE

B&D Life Health, a South Korean firm which makes detergents and other cleaning products, will be on the lookout for…

Sep 13, 2018
Yicai Global
Wumart Sale May Spell End of Lotte Mart in China

Wumart Sale May Spell End of Lotte Mart in China

The sale of 21 northern outlets of Lotte Group to Wumart Stores may signal the South Korean retail chain’s final exit from the Chinese market.

Sep 4, 2018
Xu Wei
Chinese Appliance Parts Maker Buys Thai Counterpart to Expand Global Market Share

Chinese Appliance Parts Maker Buys Thai Counterpart to Expand Global Market Share

Idear-Hanyu Electrical Joint Stock, which sells drain pumps for household appliances, plans to acquire a Thai component maker as it looks to expand on its vast global market share.

Aug 17, 2018
Tang Shihua
Samsung Denies Reports of Plan to Halt Smartphone Output at China Plant

Samsung Denies Reports of Plan to Halt Smartphone Output at China Plant

Samsung has contradicted media reports that the world’s top smartphone seller may close a plant in China that turns out its mobile phones because of slowing sales and rising labor costs.

Aug 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Samsung Mulls Halting Tianjin Production as Smartphone Market Slows Down

Samsung Mulls Halting Tianjin Production as Smartphone Market Slows Down

Samsung wants to make its northeast China production unit more efficient and competitive as growth in the smartphone sector slows…

Aug 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Alibaba, Tencent Eye Opening in South Korea’s Internet Banking Sector

Alibaba, Tencent Eye Opening in South Korea’s Internet Banking Sector

Reports that South Korea could lift restrictions on private shareholdings in internet banking firms could provide new opportunities for China’s…

Aug 8, 2018
Quan Xiaoxing
Chinese Educator to Take 10% Stake in South Korea’s Chungdahm Learning

Chinese Educator to Take 10% Stake in South Korea’s Chungdahm Learning

Chinese’s Xin Nanyang plans to take a more than 10 percent stake in South Korea’s Chungdahm Learning as the pair team up in the education and training sector.

Jul 26, 2018
Liao Shumin
Xiaomi Launches Note 5 in Tough South Korean Market

Xiaomi Launches Note 5 in Tough South Korean Market

Xiaomi Launches Note 5 in Stubborn South Korean Market. Chinese tech giant Xiaomi, which listed in Hong Kong on July…

Jul 18, 2018
Quan Xiaoxing & Liu Jia
China Hits South Korea, Japan With Interim Dumping Duty on Nitrile Rubber

China Hits South Korea, Japan With Interim Dumping Duty on Nitrile Rubber

China Hits South Korea, Japan With Interim Dumping Duty on Nitrile Rubber. China’s commerce ministry has imposed temporary anti-dumping measures…

Jul 16, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
US Tariffs to Rock Global Economic Order, Foreign Business Groups Say

US Tariffs to Rock Global Economic Order, Foreign Business Groups Say

Representatives from foreign business associations in China have expressed their opposition to US trade protectionism, arguing that it harms the…

Jul 6, 2018
Feng Difan
China Adds Pre-Plastic Chemical Styrene to Anti-Dumping Tax List

China Adds Pre-Plastic Chemical Styrene to Anti-Dumping Tax List

China has slapped an anti-dumping duty on styrene, a chemical used for making polystyrene plastics and resins, originating from the US, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Jun 22, 2018
Xu Wei