Employees scan boxes and parcels at the logistics centre of an express delivery company in Harbin, China, on November 13, 2017 after the Singles’ Day online shopping festival. Foreign firms are eager for access to China’s vast consumer market. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Is Xi Jinping finally walking the talk on opening up China’s economy as the trade war heats up?

  • David Dodwell says Xi has been touting China’s commitment to globalisation but foreign players’ access to the country’s huge consumer market remains limited
  • However, the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ study speaks to the substantive progress China has made in some areas

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Employees scan boxes and parcels at the logistics centre of an express delivery company in Harbin, China, on November 13, 2017 after the Singles’ Day online shopping festival. Foreign firms are eager for access to China’s vast consumer market. Photo: Reuters
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