EU companies in China are calling for the end of tough corona measures

VAgainst the background of the strict corona rules in China, EU companies have called on the government in Beijing to change course. Curfews, significant restrictions on entry and other strict measures are a heavy burden on business from the point of view of the EU Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. China must take away the […]

Shanghai reopens after suppressing COVID-19: a triumph for science and public health

China’s largest city, Shanghai, largely reopened on Wednesday morning after two months of lockdown that staved off an outbreak of the virulent virus subvariant, Omicron B.2. This event is a triumph of health mobilization because the epidemic which reached a peak of nearly 30,000 infections per day in mid-April, claimed the lives of less than […]

Global Toyota sales for April fell 11%.

Toyota Motor Corp. said global sales in April were 763,708 vehicles, down 11.1 percent from the previous year. and dropped for the eighth month in a row It has been affected by a global semiconductor shortage and the COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai. Global production fell 9.1% in April to 692,259 units, about 750,000 lower than […]

“I’ll never come back” … Escape rush after Shanghai lockdown is lifted

◀ anchor ▶ In Shanghai, China, the coronavirus lockdown, which has lasted more than 50 days, is gradually easing. The Chinese authorities predicted that normal life would be possible from next month, and the city of Shanghai made a promotional video saying, ‘The familiar Shanghai is returning.’ The reality of Shanghai right now is a […]

Siemens is leaving Russia – what’s next for China?

Nfter 170 years, Siemens is withdrawing entirely from Russia. After the start of the war, the technology group had stopped new business in the country, but until recently still provided services such as maintenance work in the railway sector, insofar as this appeared permissible under the sanctions conditions. CEO Roland Busch has now announced the […]

Shanghai Apple supplier factory workers ‘group escape’

◀ anchor ▶ In the middle of the night at an Apple supplier’s factory in Shanghai, China, hundreds of employees broke out of lockdown in a mass escape. As the number of confirmed cases in the company dormitory increased, it happened in fear of rumors that employees might be locked up in the factory. I […]

Tesla in trouble. It does not produce in Shanghai, it calls cars in the USA

Tesla has halted most of its production at its plant in Shanghai due to problems securing parts for its electric vehicles, Reuters reported, citing internal sources from the carmaker. The problem caused by Beijing’s tough action against the spread of the coid is another of a number of recent issues, including today’s announcement of the […]