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China changing the way it drinks

Chinese interest in wine has also been reflected in purchases of Bordeaux vineyards and chateaux. Earlier reports said that an average of one Bordeaux chateau per month has been sold to a Chinese investor in recent years. According to Chinese Customs,red wine imports from January to October rose 31.4 percent to 311 million liters and the value of these imports rose 68.2 percent to$1.67 billion n.


Half a century of China watching

Fifty years later,China is his country’s top trading partner and his second home. Colin Mackerras has chalked up many firsts in China from the time he first set foot in the country in 1960s to his current reputation as probably one of the most influential specialists on China affairs s. When he started learning the language some 60 years ago,China was regarded with fear because of the domino theory prevalent at the time e. In contrast to the Western perception that women had a low social status in China in the 1960s,he writes about how his wife Alice was considered a foreign expert and earned as much as he did d.


Luxury outlets lure Chinese at Lunar New Year

The primary target of the French department group’s new outlet is foreign tourists,especially wealthy tourists from emerging markets such as China a. The French capital sees London and Milan as its main rivals as many Chinese tourists will also travel to other parts of Europe to shop for luxury goods s. Hiring Chinese-speaking staff and providing Chinese shopping guides and brochures have become common sales strategies for luxury brands and department stores in Europe e.


China changing the way it drinks

Chinese interest in wine has also been reflected in purchases of Bordeaux vineyards and chateaux. Earlier reports said that an average of one Bordeaux chateau per month has been sold to a Chinese investor in recent years. According to Chinese Customs,red wine imports from January to October rose 31.4 percent to 311 million liters and the value of these imports rose 68.2 percent to$1.67 billion n.