206 episodes

A weekly round-up of top business and financial news from China's leading financial magazine, Caixin, produced and hosted by the Sinica Podcast's Kaiser Kuo, featuring full stories from Caixin and conversations with Caixin writers and editors.

The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief SupChina

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    • 3.9 • 41 Ratings

A weekly round-up of top business and financial news from China's leading financial magazine, Caixin, produced and hosted by the Sinica Podcast's Kaiser Kuo, featuring full stories from Caixin and conversations with Caixin writers and editors.

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 207

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 207

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: China’s top regulator quashes rumors of a revived Ant Group IPO; the debate over IVF for single women in China heats up; China’s defense minister Wei Fenghe spits some fire at the Shangri-La Dialogue; and new COVID outbreaks threaten openings in Shanghai and Beijing.

     In addition, we speak with Caixin Global financial reporter Yukun Zhang about mass COVID testing, one of the main weapons in China’s anti-COVID arsenal.







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    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 206

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 206

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: A kerfuffle in China over images in textbooks; the chairman and CEO of a financial services company faces a two-year ban on securities trading; the numbers are down again this month as Shanghai and other Chinese cities emerge from lockdown; EU says that China will take advantage of Russia’s energy woes; and a bit reshuffle at Ant Financial.

    In addition, we speak with Caixin Global podcast producer Nandini Venkata about Amazon’s decision to pull one of its most popular products — the Kindle, and the Kindle bookstore — out of China.







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    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 205

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 205

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: USTR Katherine Tai is still not saying whether the Biden administration will lift some tariffs on Chinese goods; Chinese companies listed in the U.S. face a November deadline to resolve the longstanding audit issues; Luckin Coffee reports its first-ever operating profit; Airbnb checks out of China; and Beijing targets stimulus at airlines and consumers in hopes of reviving an economy clobbered by COVID lockdowns.

    We also speak with Nandini Venkata, Caixin Global's podcast producer, about the difficulties of traveling out of Shanghai as lockdowns appear to come to an end.







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    • 14 min
    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 204

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 204

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief:

    Ridesharing giant Didi Global says it will not complete a cybersecurity review before its pending delisting from the NYSE; Hong Kong authorities bust a money-laundering scheme; and Joe Biden dangles the possibility of dropping Trump-era tariffs, even as Beijing bridles at changes to the language on a State Department “fact sheet” on Taiwan. 

    In addition, we speak with Caixin Global podcast producer Nandini Venkata for an update on China’s COVID-19 outbreak and unpopular lockdowns, as well as the latest on mRNA vaccines.







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    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 203

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 203

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief:

    The Beijing leadership doubles down on its controversial “Dynamic Zero-Covid Strategy”; foreign companies feel the pinch from the Covid lockdowns, especially in logistics, according to a new European Union Chamber of Commerce survey; China’s regulators appear to back off a bit from their ongoing crackdown on China’s fintech sector; the Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, have been postponed; and China’s central bank extends a $15 billion credit line to fire up the coal sector. 

    In addition, we speak with Caixin Global podcast producer Nandini Venkata about the horrifying story now making the rounds on the internet of an elderly woman mistakenly believed to be dead and zipped into a body bag at an elderly care facility.







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    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 202

    The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, ep. 202

    This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief:

    Beijing scrambles to control a COVID-19 outbreak in the capital, undertaking mass testing; leading commercial drone maker DJI suspends operations in both Russia and Ukraine; asset management companies report soaring profits — as do makers of COVID test kits; and three Chinese nationals are dead after an apparent suicide attack at a Confucius Institute in Karachi.

    In addition, we speak with Caixin Global podcast producer Nandini Venkata for the latest in the case of Richard Liu, the founder of e-commerce giant JD.com, who was acquitted of rape charges but is being sued for damages by the original plaintiff, who claims that Liu assaulted her in September of 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.







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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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I can’t stand this guy Doug. His smirk permeates through his voice over the air. Smfh.

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Great weekly podcast for China nerds

Kaiser and the team do a great job bringing listeners a weekly business ‘highlight real’ of what’s going on in China (tech and otherwise).

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Fact check

Spartanburg and its BMW factory are in SOUTH Carolina 😊

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