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Anjani Trivedi

Anjani Trivedi

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Does China Even Know What a Monopoly Is?

How does Beijing define a monopoly?

Can Private Equity Make an Exit in Time?

Private equity firms are circling Japan Inc., looking to carve out parts of large, cumbersome conglo

How Did We End Up With This Chip Shortage?

From India to China to the United States, carmakers can’t make cars – not that no one wants any, but

Don’t Bring Blank Checks to the Chinese EV Surge

The cash is flowing for China’s electric car hopefuls, and not because they’re making heaps of it

Just Like Jack Ma, China’s AAA Curve Vanishes

Just over three years ago, e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

The Road to an Apple Car Runs Through China

For all the speculation swirling around the Apple Car, it’s worth considering where the parts will c

Who's On the Hook If Vaccines Go Wrong?

The Covid-19 vaccines are here and distribution has begun.

China’s Dreams of Self-Reliance Still Depend on Japan Inc.

For signs of how China’s ambitions to become a self-made, high-tech industrial powerhouse are faring

The Goldman Solution Could Work Out Fine for Jack Ma

Attempting to regain the good graces of Chinese authorities, Jack Ma’s Ant Group is considering beco

Covid Has Transformed the Psychology of Ambition

A British banker and mother of two who has lived in Hong Kong since 2008 recently told me that “push

The Cold, Hard Barriers to Getting Vaccinated

Doctors, nurses and other essential workers are getting vaccinated against Covid-19 in the US and UK

My Kid’s School Is Out. When Will It Reopen?

I recently published a piece titled, “My Son’s School Has Closed Again.

We’re Still Only Halfway to Electric Cars

For all the enthusiasm around full battery-powered electric cars, we’re still only halfway there.

Bankruptcy Is Exactly What China Needs

As debt defaults for state-owned enterprises in China rise, international investors find themselves

China Makes a Safe Space for Consumers. Will They Spend?

Emerging from nearly a year of battling an economy dragged down by Covid-19 and a rickety financial


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