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你好 – Nǐhǎo – Hello! My name is Robert Schnaithmann, I am a German Blogger and I will take you to China. This page is about stocks, economic topics and latest news from the Middle Kingdom.
Before that, however, I would like to introduce myself briefly:
I am born in 1992, married and live in Wolfsburg. I work full-time for a large DAX company (who can guess?) My job there is challenging, but I also enjoy it.
During my studies I took the chance to found Sinaki GmbH (www.sinaki.de) with two friends. An experience and undertaking for which I am grateful. Today I work there as a partner.
Since I am always looking for new challenges, I study business informatics part-time.
I would describe myself as financially free. I travel wherever and buy what I want. For me, consumption and status symbols are an expression of a lack of self-confidence and lack of financial education.
I prefer to express my personality through my projects and would now like to give you an insight into www.china-aktien.com.
By investing in stocks, you participate in the productive capacity of an economy. You acquire shares of a company and accordingly participate as an owner in profits and losses.
Stocks are tangible assets that have outperformed all other asset classes over the last hundred years. On a long-term average, stocks yielded 7-10% per annum. For me, shares are therefore a useful instrument for long-term asset accumulation.
Since school, I have been enthusiastic about economic and financial issues, especially long-term investments in stocks. For more than ten years, I have been investing a significant portion of my private assets in equities over the long term – and remain invested. Of course, some Chinese companies are also represented.
In my opinion, common sense, prudence and perseverance are the key to long-term success on the stock market.
Patience is not passive, on the contrary it is concentrated strength.
– Bruce Lee
China – for me that is the fascination of a faraway world, which can still be comfortably reached in about ten hours of flight time. It is the magnet of the diversity of millennia-old Confucian culture and changing history. A story of many upheavals and declines along many dynasties to the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Noteworthy since the 70s, the unprecedented rise from poverty and technological dependence through enormous economic growth and its own innovation drive.
It is a country with seemingly many contradictions, which is rightly controversial in the West. Ying and Yang, in modern China, mean socialism and capitalism, ox cart and Lamborghini, Hutong and Pudong.
With a population of 1.4 billion, China is the largest single market in the world. In recent years, economic output has grown rapidly, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. The Middle Kingdom, with a rural population of about 400 million people and a growing middle class, still offers a lot of growth potential.
The population is young, motivated, is getting better educated and is internet and technology affine. Companies invest heavily in research and are already technology leaders in some areas.
With the Belt-and-Road Initiative, China is investing in its own future, where it is likely to replace the US as an economic powerhouse.
German media coverage focuses on the European and, in particular, the US (stock) market. This is not surprising at first because Europe is our home market and the United States is after all the largest economic power in the world, which has also produced some of the largest and most innovative companies.
What bothers me, however, is that sometimes every tweet of US President Donald Trump is evaluated intensively, while China leads in the media coverage a shadow, at best a niche existence. If you then read something about the Middle Kingdom, then often the same topics as pollution, technology theft, rearmament and human rights are superficially evaluated.
In the stock exchange reporting is mostly written on BAT – Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent – all in all technology giant. There are hardly any other entrepreneurs known besides Jack Ma. The contributions fluctuate between hysterical buying recommendations, so as not to miss a chance in this large market and warning caution regarding constitutional uncertainties.
What added value should china-aktien.com provide you?
I would like to give you in this blog a profound, holistic, as objective as possible and yet critical insight into the Chinese market.
I am doing intensive research, including literature, Chinese (state) media such as CCTV and ChinaDaily. I travel east as often as possible, have conversations with domestic and overseas Chinese here or there, or talk to expatriates.
I want you to …
- have all the information you need to gain an informed opinion of the Chinese stock market and its specifics
- identify risks and avoid potential investment errors
- identify potential opportunities and turn them into long-term investments.
How is china-aktien.com structured?
In the China section, I would like to give you a basic understanding of the country.
I introduce you to the Chinese Communist Party, which has been the country’s ruling party since the founding of the People’s Republic. I give you a personal insight into Society and culture, analyze the Economy and explain Foreign policy. All in all, you gain important insights for your investments in Chinese stocks.
The Blog section is the heart of the website.
Here I introduce you to various Chinese companies under Stocks, which I find exciting and which may be worth a potential investment. I also deal with current events and business events at the companies.
Under CEOS I give an insight into the biographies of the managers who are behind the Chinese companies. These are often the owners, who also maintain close relationships with the Chinese government.
In the News I write about current (economic) topics from China.
In addition to information about me, the Motivation section also includes my personal assessment of financial freedom and smart investing. This is to show you why investing in stocks is important.
I hope you enjoy reading and I look forward to your comments.
祝 好 – Zhùhǎo – best regards,