The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
FT: China 2007 trade surplus a record $262bn – Notable for Stephen Green’s estimate that China’s imports need to grow about 30% faster than exports for the trade surplus to even begin to be resolved. Long road ahead
JPMorgan’s Forecast on China’s Internet Sector : China Web2.0 Review – JPMorgan on the growth of China’s internet industry
Marbridge: Rumor: Roadmap for Telecom Restructuring Unveiled – Netcome and Unicom to merge; Telecom to get Netcom’s CDMA business; China Mobile to get Tietong – says the latest rumor
Wired: The Untold Story: How the iPhone Blew Up the Wireless Industry – Fred Vogelstein gets the inside track on Apple’s iPhone deal-making with AT&T – could it contain a clue to how Apple will negotiate with China Mobile?
Seeking Alpha: Beware of Overtightening Credit in China – Implications of credit overtightening by the authorities next year
Dear China – Bi-lingual electronic postcards from “the West” to China. Does China care?
Treehugger: BioFuel Popularity Expanding – Will Ceetoh Prospects Be Compromised, Forests Be Clearcut? – Cellulosic ethanol plants providing the biofuel for mining operations? Movements in that direction in the US from Cleveland-Cliffs
Seeking Alpha: Chinese ADRs Are in Red Despite Strong Mainland Performance – We don’t think A-shares and Chinese ADRs are inversely related, as this post suggests
Venturebeat: Coming soon? Facebook translation, message blasts, and more privacy controls – Facebook crowdsources translations… quick and dirty way into international markets