Comparing SARS and Coronavirus economic impact

Coronavirus and SARS

The novel coronavirus pneumonia (now known as COVID-19) was first encountered in the city Wuhan in December 2019. Like other coronaviruses, COVID-19 can cause various symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. In 2002 and 2003, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV) plagued China. The novel coronavirus outbreak echos that of SARS in 2003, […]

Good news for foreign companies: The ease of doing business in China is increasing


This October, the World Bank released its annual ‘ease of doing business’ report. This year, the report is called “Doing Business 2020.” It showcases the progress that countries have made to improve their business climates during the last year. Perhaps as a surprise to many, the ease of doing business in China has improved at […]

How will China’s soy bean market fair under trade war pressure?

soy market in china

Despite Harvest Pressures and Global Trade Tensions ­– The Demand for Soybean in China Remains on a Steep Uptrend In recent years, the Chinese government has initiated measures in reforming its agricultural sector by implementing new grain policies. As a result of this endeavor,  the soybean market along with alternative grains and oils such as […]