China Forecast Update
15 July

Q3 China Forecast Update

With discussion led by Richard Martin, MD, IMA Asia, the quarterly China Forecast Update provides a medium-to-long term view of the China market’s growth outlook and the impact of  regulatory […]

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cocktails
3 July

Cocktail Evening

It’s time for us to get together for a drink or two. Can you and your partner join us at The Spot on Friday 26 July? There’s no agenda, just […]

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pedestrians on crosswalk
4 June

Opportunity & Risk in Asia: The Role of Demographics

Demographics is well known for its central role in defining market opportunity.  But it’s equally central role in determining market risk is rarely recognised, and that weakens the strategic evaluation […]

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24 May

Q2 Asia & China Forecast Update

We’re changing the format for our forecast update. The goal is to provide you with the full Asia Outlook plus the China Outlook from our five Shanghai sessions held over the […]

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Asia Forecast Update
22 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update Plus Indonesia Overview

Our June 14 Asia Forecast update for the Asia CEO Forum will include a session on Indonesia’s post-election outlook with Doug Ramage from Jakarta. Doug heads BowerGroupAsia’s Indonesian operation and has worked […]

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Asia Forecast Update
22 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update

Strategies for a Weaker & More Divided World Asian markets are likely to divide on two characteristics in 2019: the strength of local demand and their capacity to contain risks. […]

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20 May

China Demographics: Can Household Incomes be Doubled?

The take-off in China’s consumer market since 2000 has been stunning.  It also poses one of the biggest questions in the global outlook:  how much wealthier can China get?  Many […]

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China Forecast Update
17 May

Q2 China Forecast Update – Rising Challenges for the China Strategy

China reaches mid-2019 with weaker than expected growth and worse than expected relations with the US. It is likely that growth plans and operating strategies will need to change. How […]

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China Forecast Update
15 May

Q2 China Forecast Update – Rising Challenges for the China Strategy

China reaches mid-2019 with weaker than expected growth and worse than expected relations with the US. It is likely that growth plans and operating strategies will need to change. How […]

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9 May

Streamlining Finance Operations & E-Invoicing in China

At this working breakfast for CFO Forum members, we’ll discuss the state of play for e-invoicing implementation in China and how it’s meant to lead to better productivity and lowered […]

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internet of things
30 April

New Distribution Models in Digital China

Digitalisation has radically changed China’s B2C distribution in the past five years. The intensely fast, transparent and precise delivery of goods to consumers are a benchmark for the world. Conversely, […]

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23 April

China’s Ecosystems: Strategies to Buy, Build or Partner

Disruption is often perceived as a buzzword until it actually starts hitting the bottom-line of a legacy business. And yet building a platform business might be the wrong strategy for […]

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19 April

Social: Art + Drinks

This is IMA’s first social drinks event for members of our China Management & CFO Forums. After we toasted to 2018 with cocktails made by a robot that could be […]

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16 April

ad-hoc lunch with Dinny McMahon, Paulson Institute

Beijing has been pushing banks to lend more to small firms, seemingly to counter the fallout from a contraction in shadow banking. However, the sources of financial stress at China’s […]

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2 April

Streamlining and Segmenting in a Competitive Market

At this session, we will discuss segmentation capabilities as a competitive edge for MNCs in the China market. MNCs are streamlining customer-facing sales, third-party distributors and marketing teams to reflect […]

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Navigating India
1 April

Navigating India’s Boom & Bust Cycle

India’s elections are underway and are expected to usher in a second 5-year term for PM Modi and his BJP-led government. Modi’s first term changed the rhetoric of government but barely […]

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1 April

Changing Consumer Behaviour in China

Chinese consumer behaviour is evolving rapidly, driven in part by increased exposure to social media and its in daily life. With estimated annual sales of over US$5tn, China’s market has […]

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Asia CEO Forum Overnight
27 March

Singapore Overnight, 15-16 May

Our flagship event, the Singapore Overnight, is approaching and will take place on 15-16 May at the Four Seasons Hotel. Kick-off is 4.30pm for coffee with the first session at […]

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compliance culture
21 March

Compliance Redux: New Digital Tools & Practices for CFOs

Every 12 to 18 months, we run member sessions on compliance. The discussion is usually tremendously candid, near therapeutic (under Chatham house rules). As such, we’d like to bring back […]

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14 March

Social: Members Dinner

Our first social dinner of the year will be held at El Willy on Friday, the 12th of April. El Willy is somewhat of an institution in Shanghai. This upbeat […]

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