George Chen

Designed in New York, made in Dongguan

By George Chen
October 24, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

It could be the perfect story to show how China Inc and its American partner can work together for a win-win result, but Chinese consumers are having second thoughts on this.

China is still waiting for inflation to peak

By George Chen
August 31, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

How time flies. It’s already the end of August and speculations naturally arise about what China’s inflation reading will be for this month.

Inflation-hit Chinese go abroad to shop

By George Chen
July 11, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

It’s been a month since my last column on Reuters.com as I have been on the road for a while.

In Shanghai, prices fly high

By George Chen
November 18, 2010

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By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

The other day one of my colleagues in Shanghai was happy to see her favorite fashion brand, Gap, finally arrived in China. That same day, November 11, China announced that inflation rose to a more than two-year high of 4.4 percent. It is no wonder then that, these days, Chinese people are complaining that almost everything is becoming more and more expensive including, of course, fashion.