Articles by Robin Lynam
12 February 2001
It has taken almost a century of dogged survival through wars, uprisings, a revolution, a cultural revolution and central economic planning, but Tsingtao Brewery Group is finally ready to take on the world.
4 September 2000
More liberal legislation in the light of China's historic signing of the WTO Trade Agreement means more foreign companies could be granted licenses to import and export spirits in the country. Robin Lynam reports. Like the leaders of every other industry, the world's major distillers of branded spirits are watching China carefully to see what will happen after its WTO accession. Many, however, have past experiences of the market which may predispose them to a cautious approach.
15 August 2000
Since the late Deng Xiaoping announced his open door policy for foreign companies to joint venture with domestic competitors, Coca-Cola has re-entered the market with great success. Robin Lynam reports. The world's leading carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) producer may have its problems elsewhere, but in China things are still going Coke's way.