Our expectations for 2021, China’s year of the ox

Our expectations for 2021, China’s year of the ox

Below are some of our expectations for 2021, China’s year of the Ox

  1. China’s economy – bigger than that of the EU – is expected to grow more than 8.5% or even 9% in 2021.
  2. China takes the next steps to become the world’s largest importer. It sits as a spider in the world’s largest economic blocks– the new Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( RCEP), the BRICS, the Belt & Road with a new China – African Union deal, the African China FOCAC, the China-EU Investment Agreement. It may conclude another deal with the UK and smoothen the trade war with the US.
  3. China is not waiting for a digital, supply chain or any other global divide to happen. It is pursuing an industrial sino-ecosytem, whilst keeping a close tab on the global trade. China will take the lead towards a new global governance, leaving the WTO and parts of the UN as organisations of the good old times of the West.
  4. The blockchain-based digital version of the yuan will start to eat into the monopoly of WeChat and Alipay, now good for more than 80% of all payments in China.
  5. China will break monopoly positions of Alibaba, Tencent, and Meituan, like the US with Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet and Apple. And China doesn’t hesitate to have their corporate leaders bleed by example. Warnings may also go out to other monopolies in the telecom and energy sector.
  6. China will be one of the market leaders in the EU in sales of electrical vehicles after having introduced in Europe the electrical MG – through London based MG Motor, a China state-owned company through SAIC Motor Corporation.
  7. China will leapfrog on foreign sensor technologies and 2021 may see your blood pressure measured by a smart watch, making China self-reliant in yet another technology area.
  8. 2021 will be China’s space year: After the 2020 moon missions, China will erect its own Sky Palace or Tiangong space station, China’s rover TianWen or Heavenly Questions will land on the red planet Mars and China launches two satellites to start observing the sun.

 

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NOV 30, 2020. Horasis Asia Meeting | Disruptive Technology Panel
OCT 1, 2020 Horasis 2020 The New Unicorn Ventures
OCT 9 , 2020  IAM Global Forum Impending Global Leadership Challenges
JUNE 8, 2020:  Global Health Industry Cooperation Conference – Hangzhou, China.
FEB 11, 2020:  Herman Centraal Arnhemse Talkshow – Luxor Live, Arnhem, 19:30 pm
FEB 6, 2020: Europa in transitie; positie van Europa in de wereld, Driebergen-Rijsenburg
JAN 22, 2020: The China Factor, Okura Executive Circle, Amsterdam
DEC 7-13, 2019: Join us to China – Beijing – Shanghai – Hangzhou – Shenzhen
NOV 25, 2019: HGRV Business Dinner 2019, Amsterdam
NOV 1-2, 2019: The Second Sino-International Entrepreneurs Summit, Wuhan and Qingdao – China
OCT 30, 2019: 3rd International Friendship Award, Barcelona
SEPT 11, 2019: FD Circle meets FD Young Circle – China: Better be prepared
AUG 18, 2019: NRC Academiereis Zijderoute, Met Annette Nijs
JULY 26, 2019:  Amsterdam Lezing – De Nieuwe Zijderoute
JULY 1, 2019: 98th Anniversary of the Party
JUNE 13, 2019: Logistics & Real Estate in Belgium 2019, Antwerp
JUNE 10–11,  2019: 10th Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit, London
JUNE 2019: Advise to Dutch Government Advisory Committee on China
MAY 19, 2019: The 4th Yueying Women Leadership and Sustainable Development Forum, Beijing
MAY 13, 2019: Global High-End Manufacturing Summit in Changsha, China
MAY 9, 2019: The China Strategy, 5G and Huawei – The Hague
MAY 7, 2019: The Constitution of China, Brussels
APRIL 11, 2019: The Growth Forum in Lisbon
APRIL 9, 2019:  21st EU China Summit, Brussels
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