Christophe Granier is a China expert contributor on The Asia-Pacific Circle.
During his 37 years banking career, Mr. Granier was most of the time involved in asset finance activities, running specialized leasing subsidiaries of Soc Gen in seven countries including Japan, Turkey, and the Netherlands. His main positions were Senior Country Officer of the Bank in Pakistan, Managing Director of Trilease International Ltd and Sogelease in Hong-Kong, before moving to Shanghai in early 2005 to establish the wholly-owned Soc Gen subsidiary specialized in leasing and renting activities.
Christophe Granier devoted more than 10 years of its career to Greater China. French Trade Counselor since 2000, he was also the Secretary-General of FTC sections in Hong Kong & China for 8 years. Coordinating the booklet on the International Strategies of French Groups in 2011, he took the lead of the worldwide inquiry on the China globalization “La Chine Hors Les Murs” in 2013, publishing the main study in 2014 then heading the Observatory for China Globalization.
Asia-Pacific Insights by Christophe Granier:
Aug. 17th, 2018 With Gilbert Réveillon and Paul Clerc-Renaud | IIn this Asia-Pacific Business Insight, Gilbert Reveillon, Christophe Granier and Paul Clerc-Renaud explore the idea that new technologies have the power to impact us in ways we have not yet considered… especially as far as China is concerned. As of today, China is at the forefront. China invests heavily in supporting the development of Blockchain and quantum computing know-how, and in the field, the Chinese BATXHJs (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Xiaomi, Huawei, JD) are already competing with the American GAFAs (Google s, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) when it comes to technological domination… fighting for supremacy. The question, in other words, is not to figure out whether China is making progress. It is to determine ... [Read the Insight]
Aug. 14th, 2018 | In this Asia-Pacific Insight, Christophe Granier analyses the rapid development of China’s maritime economy – China’s maritimization – both in terms of size and in diversity. He notes that China’s maritimization is moving in (at least) three ways. One is the country’s complex but powerful fisheries industry. Another relates to maritime farming and the major investments in technological development China is putting in place to acquire leadership on the matter. The third relates to China’s efforts towards developing a non-fisheries-related maritime industry. [Read the Insight]
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