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China is changing. It is on the path to become the world’s leading superpower. Even if it doesn’t feature in your portfolio, its economy will impact your investments. There has never been a more important time to have China on your watchlist and an experienced partner to help you uncover the opportunities.

From factory to laboratory

Our 18th annual UBS Greater China Conference in Shanghai brought together executives from leading companies in China and Asia Pacific. Together with experts from the international and domestic financial communities.

Influential decision makers, senior policymakers, industry experts and UBS analysts gathered over two days to deliver unparalleled insights into the country’s transformation.

Watch the highlights here

"China will continue its strong upward trajectory"

Sergio P. Ermotti, Group CEO, UBS

UBS has had a presence in China since 1989 and we maintain a strong commitment to the country, with a pledge to double our employee base by 2020. Our expertise can help our clients access the not-to-be-missed opportunities in this exciting and rapidly developing economy.

China: The facts

  • Since the 1970s, the economy has grown at a rate of up to 10% a year
  • In the first half of last year, GDP was 6.9% higher than the previous year
  • The economy is bigger than that of both Germany and Japan. It could soon overtake the USA
  • It produces five times more STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduates than the USA
  • Its predicted spend on R&D (research and development) will surpass the USA’s this year

Source: UBS


Investing in China

As part of our monthly investor forum series, we invite global investment leaders from the fund management industry to challenge our UBS House View, ensuring we always have a balanced outlook.

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Natasha Braginsky Mounier, Investment Director at Capital Group shares her thoughts on China’s growth rate in 2018. She’s optimistic that the nation has found its momentum with the right mix of policy, grass roots entrepreneurialism and innovation.

Will China’s growth rate continue in 2018?

Find out more about the Chinese market, and our investment strategy for China with UBS House View.

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The Nobel perspective

At our first Nobel Perspectives Live! event of the year, three Nobel Laureates discussed the issues affecting China’s future with 1000 students in Shanghai.

Together, they tackled the questions important to young people today; cryptocurrencies, climate change, automation and more.

Watch the highlights here

UBS in China

With 30 years of experience in China, UBS understands its economy, cultural norms and values. Our investment banking business in China consistently ranks top amongst its peers. With a dedicated team, supported by regional and global specialists, we offer a broad range of traditional strategies and alternative investment solutions including real state, private equity and hedge funds.

The value of investments can go down as well as up. Your capital and income is at risk.

From quantity to quality

China has shifted from agriculture, via a ‘me too’ economy – manufacturing products designed elsewhere, or imitating what others have created – to a world-leader in research and innovation. Its strategic importance has inspired our series of articles in partnership with the Wall Street Journal. We explore how the country’s changing the game in fields such as healthcare, manufacturing and pollution control.

For example, iCarbonX is a healthcare company looking to the 22nd century. Its ‘Meum’ app aims to use algorithms to analyse genetic, biological and other data to create personalised health plans for its users. It’s already attracted more than $600m in investments and is symbolic of the new, innovative China.

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