Daily Brief

January 22, 2017


  • 1

    Jack Ma says new Olympics deal will help curb counterfeiting on Alibaba.

    China's e-commerce giant signed a partnership agreement through 2028 with the International Olympic Committee. Read more on The Washington Post

  • 2

    Yoga campaign helps college students de-stress.

    Former editor-in-chief of Elle China and Indian yoga master initiate public service campaign to support health in Chinese universities. Read more on China Daily

  • 3

    Chinese millionaires increasingly “less inclined” to emigrate.

    Percentage of Chinese millionaires seeking emigration continues to drop given rising confidence in Chinese economy. Read more on SCMP

  • 4

    Volkswagen initiates joint venture with China’s JAC Motors

    Volkswagen AG includes plans to explore electric car production in 2018 plan with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motors). Read more on Reuters

  • 5

    China's luxury market set for "steady performance" this year.

    "On the risk side, rising financial market volatility, currency depreciation and job cutbacks could dampen China’s consumer confidence as we move into 2017 which could impact luxury goods sales." Read more on Luxury Society