The French pavilion at the upcoming Shanghai Expo

Sino-French Relations “Linked Together By Luxury Goods”

This week, the Chinese newspaper First Financial Daily looks at the unique relationship shared by Ch...
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China And Canada Plan Increased Cultural Exchanges, Tourism

Over the past few years, we've seen China stepping up its efforts at cultural diplomacy and projecti...

Video: Hong Kong Uncorks Wine Culture

The Wall Street Journal has posted an excellent video about Hong Kong's red-hot wine trade and the c...
Chivas will almost certainly enjoy huge success throughout Asia with its Christian Lacroix limited edition 12-year scotch

Chivas Targets Asia With Christian Lacroix Limited Edition

One of the fascinating aspects of China's growth and commercialization over the past 30 years is the...
Beijing has the right venues for luxury boutiques, but if China's high luxury tax chases buyers away, luxury brands won't see sustainable profits

China May Lower Luxury Tariffs By 10%: What Will It Mean For High-End Consumption?

China's notoriously high luxury tax, which adds a 30-40% premium to a wide (and ever-changing) array...
Celebrities like film star Gong Li took part in the opening events at this year's China Fashion Week in Beijing

China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 Opens In Beijing With A Bang

This week, the fashion world turns its collective eye toward Beijing, where China Fashion Week kicks...
Economist Ha Jiming sees a fully internationalized yuan within the next decade

The Yuan’s Growing Global Reach: How Will It Affect The Art World?

Today, a piece on the internationalization of the Chinese yuan by Ha Jiming, the chief economist at ...