Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes daily on his blog, Young’s China Business Blog (www.youngchinabiz.com), commenting on the latest developments at Chinese companies listed in the US, China and Hong Kong. He is also author of a new book about the media in China, “The Party Line: How the Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China.”
Doug Young
Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes daily on his blog, Young’s China Business Blog (www.youngchinabiz.com), commenting on the latest developments at Chinese companies listed in the US, China and Hong Kong. He is also author of a new book about the media in China, “The Party Line: How the Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China.”

Latest from Doug Young

Momo fingers NetEase, Xiaomi's copycat defense
Investors favour online travel with Tujia funding
Weibo: China tech executives work, play in US over Lunar New Year
NY fund, AsiaInfo investments raise Citic's global profile
Weibo: TCL hypes Imax JV, everyone hypes Woz
Acer chairman resigns, Lenovo rebuffed by BlackBerry
China's global bank buying binge heats up
Corporate China | Weibo: Xiaomi finds fans in Facebook, Vancl

High-flying smartphone maker Xiaomi is at the centre of 2 recent strings of microblog posts, one touching on an interesting new connection with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and the other hinting at an increasingly cozy relationship with struggling online clothing seller Vancl.

21 Oct 2013 - 6:07PM

High-flying smartphone maker Xiaomi is at the centre of 2 recent strings of microblog posts, one touching on an interesting new connection with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and the other hinting at an increasingly cozy relationship with struggling online clothing seller Vancl.

Weibo: Xiaomi finds fans in Facebook, Vancl
CITIC Securities Results: Set for Rebound?
iPhone 5 launch: another China snub?
Alibaba, Tencent, Ping An JV: insuring failure
Opinion | Huawei, ZTE face long US winter

Huawei and ZTE will remain locked out of the US for at least the next 5 years due to security concerns, and could quite possibly see their business drop off in other markets as well.

9 Oct 2012 - 9:39AM

Huawei and ZTE will remain locked out of the US for at least the next 5 years due to security concerns, and could quite possibly see their business drop off in other markets as well.

Huawei, ZTE face long US winter
China Mobile: 4G Near, iPhone Far
Cars: BYD Keeps Trying, Dongfeng Drives Consolidation
Opinion | ZTE slammed, New Oriental exonerated

There's bad news and good news coming from two Chinese sector leaders, with embattled telecoms equipment maker ZTE leading the downbeat headlines while education services specialist New Oriental brings some much needed relief to beaten-down US-listed Chinese stocks. 

15 Oct 2012 - 11:27AM

There's bad news and good news coming from two Chinese sector leaders, with embattled telecoms equipment maker ZTE leading the downbeat headlines while education services specialist New Oriental brings some much needed relief to beaten-down US-listed Chinese stocks. 

ZTE slammed, New Oriental exonerated
Alibaba in anti-piracy PR blitz
China Mobile Seeks Partner in TD Misery
Sinopec's China Gas bid flames out
Opinion | Tencent WeChat wows mobile IM

Tencent's early success with WeChat, also known as Weixin, should help to assure its place as a leader in the fast-developing mobile Internet space.

13 Sep 2012 - 3:01PM

Tencent's early success with WeChat, also known as Weixin, should help to assure its place as a leader in the fast-developing mobile Internet space.

Tencent WeChat wows mobile IM
Haier breaks China pattern of sickly M&A
Haier: a model to follow with F&P deal
Opinion | Huawei's slowing growth, Google-Hisense tie-Up

Hisense's new Google smart TV could have a difficult time winning over consumers, while Huawei's latest sales forecast indicates its overall growth is likely to stay below 20 per cent.

25 Sep 2012 - 10:18AM

Hisense's new Google smart TV could have a difficult time winning over consumers, while Huawei's latest sales forecast indicates its overall growth is likely to stay below 20 per cent.

Huawei's slowing growth, Google-Hisense tie-Up
Opinion | AgBank: Looking good as rivals struggle?

The least respected of the country's big 4 lenders may be best positioned to weather the bad loan crisis sowing chaos in the industry...

17 Sep 2012 - 11:43AM

The least respected of the country's big 4 lenders may be best positioned to weather the bad loan crisis sowing chaos in the industry...

AgBank: Looking good as rivals struggle?
HNA Group spreads wings to France
Opinion | BYD: A sinking ship?

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett must certainly be wondering about his 2008 decision to buy 10 per cent of sputtering car maker BYD...

28 Sep 2012 - 2:03PM

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett must certainly be wondering about his 2008 decision to buy 10 per cent of sputtering car maker BYD...

BYD: A sinking ship?
Opinion | CNOOC's Nexen bid clears one hurdle, faces another

CNOOC's bid for Nexen has another hurdle ahead

21 Sep 2012 - 5:46PM

CNOOC's bid for Nexen has another hurdle ahead

CNOOC's Nexen bid clears one hurdle, faces another
Telecoms: 4G and IPTV In, Cisco Out
Opinion | ICBC expands in Middle East

ICBC is easily China's most outward-looking bank...

27 Jun 2016 - 11:50AM

ICBC is easily China's most outward-looking bank...

ICBC expands in Middle East
Opinion | China cars: Volvo sputters, GM sails

Volvo is rapidly running into trouble and could eventually pull down Geely, while GM is consolidating its market leading position through strong growth for its low-end cars.

7 May 2015 - 1:03PM

Volvo is rapidly running into trouble and could eventually pull down Geely, while GM is consolidating its market leading position through strong growth for its low-end cars.

China cars: Volvo sputters, GM sails
Tencent's GroupNet: a group buying consolidator