Alan Rosling

Alan Rosling

Alan Rosling is an entrepreneur, adviser and commentator based in Hong Kong. He was a member of the No 10 Policy Unit from 1991-93.

Latest from Alan Rosling

Eye on Asia | India’s misguided FDI rules threaten to cut off Chinese funds and worsen Covid-19 economic damage

India’s misguided curbs on foreign direct investment will hit its burgeoning digital economy in particular, and deter not just funds from mainland China but also from the regional financial centre of Hong Kong.

India’s misguided curbs on foreign direct investment will hit its burgeoning digital economy in particular, and deter not just funds from mainland China but also from the regional financial centre of Hong Kong.

India’s misguided FDI rules threaten to cut off Chinese funds and worsen Covid-19 economic damage
3 May 2020 - 9:05PM
Macroscope | Indian manufacturing is on the up and Chinese investment is leading the way

India, once considered less than ideal for major manufacturing projects, is seeing its reputation shift thanks to Modi’s efforts, with China now the fastest-growing source of foreign investment.

India, once considered less than ideal for major manufacturing projects, is seeing its reputation shift thanks to Modi’s efforts, with China now the fastest-growing source of foreign investment.

Indian manufacturing is on the up and Chinese investment is leading the way
20 Feb 2019 - 10:30PM
Eye on Asia | The world’s biggest election is coming down to the wire

Who runs the country and the policies they follow are of global significance

Who runs the country and the policies they follow are of global significance

The world’s biggest election is coming down to the wire
21 Mar 2019 - 1:49PM
Opinion | Theresa May and the EU can’t resolve Brexit without more time, and then a second referendum

It’s not clear how any Brexit deal could clear Parliament – and the EU – before the present deadline, and political divisions are too deep to resolve without another vote.

It’s not clear how any Brexit deal could clear Parliament – and the EU – before the present deadline, and political divisions are too deep to resolve without another vote.

Theresa May and the EU can’t resolve Brexit without more time, and then a second referendum
24 Jan 2019 - 7:05PM
Opinion | Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Shareholders should be pushing boards to go beyond publishing policies and instead to deliver real change in diversity, both at board and management levels

Shareholders should be pushing boards to go beyond publishing policies and instead to deliver real change in diversity, both at board and management levels

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity
5 Jan 2019 - 10:14PM
Eye on Asia | This little talked about trade relationship could flourish, China and India just need to ditch the mutual distrust

Hong Kong has the cultural ambidextrousness, the science base and the financing skills to act as interpreter between new businesses in India and China

Hong Kong has the cultural ambidextrousness, the science base and the financing skills to act as interpreter between new businesses in India and China

This little talked about trade relationship could flourish, China and India just need to ditch the mutual distrust
2 Dec 2018 - 9:40PM