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Chinese appetite for German firms that drive innovation leads to soul-searching over the future of the European nation’s brands

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
he value of Chinese deals for German companies in the first half of 2016 was $10.8 billion, more than all previous years combined.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.