Chinese Investments in California: The Challenges Ahead
Join the China Business Studies Initiative at the University of San Francisco on Saturday, April 26, 2014, for an exciting one-day conference. Investing $14 billion in 2013, Chinese firms are on a US buying spree! Due to the lack of globalization training and strong industry associations, many Chinese firms with aggressive overseas ambitions face a steep learning curve. Click here to register
On Saturday, February 8th, USF officially launched the China Business Studies Initiative. This event showcased the Initiative’s goal, which is to create the vital link between China and the business community of San Francisco, the gateway city of international commerce.
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Wenzhou Daily: Recently, China Business Studies Initiative at the University of San Francisco was officially launched, which provides a platform for Chinese businesses to go global as well as a series of services to aid these in migration of value chain. It also the commercial cooperation between China and the world. Dr. Xiaohua Yang at the University of San Francisco School of Management, born in Wenzhou, China, is the director for this Initiative. ( April 3, 2014)
Professor Stanley Kwong was interviewed at AFF by CNBC Square and he said collapsing RMB won't be a major effect on some aspects.
On March 12, 2014, Professor Xiaohua Yang was invited to speak at the CREW SF luncheon Speaker Program. Her presentation offered CREW SF members a unique perspective on China's outbound direct investment.
On March 19, Professor Stanley Kwong was quoted on SingTao Daily (NA) on the topic of Alibaba's IPO at NYSE and China's Financial Globalization.
Professors Xiaohua Yang and Stanley Kwong Spoke at the California Senate Chamber
On March 4, 2014, Professor Yang and Kwong updated the senators, assembly members and their staff members on the new University of San Francisco China Business Studies Initiative, trends of China California trade and investment, as well as the reform of the Chinese Financial system.
This meeting is part of a series of ongoing events of the China Business Studies Initiative designed to update various stakeholders of this initiative: government, business, and education.
Executive Committee Met with California State Senator Lou Correa
On Feb 21, 2014, the executive committee of the China Business Studies Initiative (Professors Doyle, Kwong, and Yang) was asked to meet with California State Senator Lou Correa, Chair of Banking and Financial Institutions, California Senate on Feb 21, 2014. The objective of this meeting was to update the senator regarding the USF China Business Studies Initiative along with the trends of China California trade.
After the meeting, Senator Lou Correa invited the executive committee to meet with him and the Banking and Financial Institutions committee at the California capital at the next session.
Professor Kwong addressed the conference on the topic "Opportunities and Challenges: China’s Financial Reform."
USF’s China Business Studies Initiative hosts the first academic and business interactive conference.
The conference focused on Armenia’s ongoing economic challenges and the role China’s Foreign Direct Investments play in Armenia and other countries.
Professor Stanley Kwong was interviewed by Wall Street Journal Market Watch in April 2013. He commented that going global is a challenge for Chinese brands.
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Professor Xiaohua Yang was invited as a key panel speaker at this year’s HYSTA annual conference on September 29, 2012. She was the only scholar on the HYSTA’s key panel.
USF School of Management hosted a prominent Chinese scholar, Professor Xiaohe Lu, from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences for two months from February 29 to April 30 as part of the school's Globalization of Chinese Business program.
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