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Wang Jianlin says that China’s restrictions on foreign business were partly responsible for forcing his Wanda Group into the movie business

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n 2006, Wang hoped to partner with Time Warner to operate movie theaters in the shopping malls being built by Wanda around the country. He now hopes to turn Wanda into one of the top entertainment companies in the world.
9 months ago
Sky Canaves
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.
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