Welcome to China Bites

This is my daily newsletter in which I share my take of interesting and relevant China news, quotes and commentary about what’s happening in China, and why it matters, plus some of my own views gathered from my daily activities.


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Keynote speaker on Future Trends, Innovation, Leadership and Globalisation, David motivates and educates global business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors about the massive potential offered by modern China. Having worked with SMEs from many industry sectors, David’s experience and expertise is broad and deep.These industries include food, healthcare, education, tourism, real estate, retail, professional services and technology.




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