The world has since changed, but cultural norms stick around long after they're relevant. In many ways, America has a business culture that stems from the Gilded Age.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Mar 22, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The only good news coming from the pending leadership changes is the near certainty of the end of China's one-child policy.Mar 8, 2013 3:11 PM ET
China needs copper in ways that more mature markets don't. So they are taking their time reviewing the commodities megamerger.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Mar 6, 2013 12:49 PM ET
Until China's Communist Party can convince the people that it values China's national well-being above its own survival, nobody should take its promises seriously.Feb 15, 2013 3:13 PM ET
You'd have Maotai. An anti-corruption agenda, a price-fixing investigation, and ongoing questions over contamination have put China's favorite liquor in a tough spot.Feb 11, 2013 11:39 AM ET
The rapid decline of China's labor supply in the coming two decades could throw a wrench into the nation's economy. How the Chinese government can respond.
By Minxin Pei
FORTUNE -- Not too long ago, the mere mention of the "China price" could send shivers down the spines of executives in developing countries trying to compete for outsourcing contracts.
Typically, Western multinationals would demand the lowest price possible, which in reality was bench-marked by MOREFeb 6, 2013 10:23 AM ET
The hazardous conditions in Beijing and northern China is merely of one many wake-up calls for the Chinese government. Will it be enough to spark change?Jan 28, 2013 9:25 AM ET
My friend held an employee meeting in China. It was not business as usual.
By Stanley Bing
FORTUNE -- When it comes to doing business, it can pretty much be said that every place is different. I remember going to Irving, Texas, a long time ago, where I was greeted by a gray-faced, six-foot-tall woman dressed entirely in gray with a massive bonnet of steel-gray hair who smoked continually throughout the MOREJan 16, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Urban designer Peter Calthorpe is working to make the country's explosive growth more sustainable.
By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- AS china modernizes its agricultural sector over the next 25 years, the number of its farmers will shrink dramatically. And many of those workers will move to cities. Overall, it's expected that China will need to house some 300 million additional people in urban areas. To put that in perspective: MOREDec 3, 2012 5:00 AM ET
IMAX is teaming up with multiplexes and finding new audiences overseas.
By Richard McGill Murphy, contributor
FORTUNE -- IMAX's immersive theater technology dates back to 1967, when a band of Canadian experimental filmmakers synced nine projectors to create a multiscreen film installation. The business took off in the late 2000s, as digital technology made it cheaper for distributors to screen IMAX movies. Today a single IMAX movie print costs about $150, MORENov 14, 2012 5:00 AM ET
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