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Panjiva SinoScreen: Assess Risk in Your Chinese Supply Chain

  • By Josh Green
  • · April 29, 2009
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Earlier today, Panjiva announced an exclusive relationship with Sinosure, the leading provider of information on the financial health of Chinese companies.  Now we’re moving quickly to provide you with the tools necessary to assess the health of your Chinese supply chain. Specifically, I’m excited to tell you about Panjiva SinoScreen — a diagnostic tool that […]

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Sinosure and Panjiva: Providing Transparency (!) in China

  • By Josh Green
  • · April 29, 2009
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Over the last few years, I’ve heard many complaints about the lack of reliable information on companies around the world.  However, I’ve heard one complaint more than any other: “There just isn’t good information on the financial health of Chinese companies.” Today, I’m pleased to announce that Panjiva is tackling this problem head on, by […]

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Jason Busch: Alibaba 2.0

  • By Josh Green
  • · April 22, 2009
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Yes, I’m finally twittering:  http://twitter.com/panjiva And, as a consequence, I’ve become more concise.  So, in response to Jason Busch’s SpendMatters post on Alibaba’s shortcomings and what the future holds for buyer-supplier marketplaces, I’ll simply say, “Amen.” Check it out: http://www.spendmatters.com/index.cfm/2009/4/22/Alibaba–Is-China-Really-Still-the-Top-Supplier-to-Global-Buyers

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Panjiva In The News

  • By Josh Green
  • · April 2, 2009
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Thought I’d share some of the recent mentions of Panjiva across the web. Associated Press “One in four major Chinese manufacturers shipped less than half as much to U.S. customers in November through January than they did a year earlier, [Panjiva CEO Josh Green] said.” http://www.newsweek.com/id/191598 CIO “Panjiva data shows that 132 of the Big […]

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America’s Most Dangerous Export?

  • By Josh Green
  • · March 13, 2009
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Remember when American officials were worried about the safety of Chinese exports?  How quickly the tables have turned.  Chinese premier Wen Jiabao is “worried” about the “safety” of America’s most dangerous export: U.S. Treasury bonds. Five months ago, I wrote about the parallels between China’s product safety crisis and America’s financial crisis.  Today, there’s not […]

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Panjiva In The News

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 20, 2009
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It’s been a busy few weeks at Panjiva.  We launched coverage of all industries, released new data showing the effect of the economic downturn on the global supply chain, and began working with a great new customer — The Home Depot®.  Thought I’d share some snippets from the press coverage we’ve received: Financial Times “Josh […]

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Protectionism Without The Protection?

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 16, 2009
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A watered-down “Buy America” provision will be part of the U.S. stimulus package.  Yesterday, on Meet The Press, senior White House adviser David Axelrod took pains to note that the provision respects U.S. treaty obligations. The text backs up Axelrod’s assertion.  Practically speaking, then, the “Buy America” provision will not have much of an effect […]

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Toy Suppliers Disappearing?

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 10, 2009
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On Monday, Bloomberg reported that lots of Chinese toy suppliers went out of business in 2008.  Not surprising, given the various product safety incidents of the last few years, as well as the general economic downturn.  The real question is, what lies ahead  for toy suppliers, and the companies that work with them? To answer […]

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Chinese Factories Have “Deferred Reopening”

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 6, 2009
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In today’s New York Times, there’s an interesting article by Keith Bradsher about workers in China that are struggling to find jobs as exports falter.  Citing information from an industry association, Bradsher writes that “many plants have deferred reopening for up to three weeks for lack of orders from the United States and Europe.” Will […]

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Is It Just China?

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 10, 2008
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On Monday, we released data showing the extent to which the economic downturn is decimating the global supply base.  Specifically, our analysis showed that there are fewer suppliers actively serving the U.S. market, and, of those that are active, many have suffered an alarming decline in the volume shipped to U.S. customers. We’ve received questions […]

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