Newsletter March 2015
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Bilingual Interviews & News
The following interviews and news are published on the 21st Century Business Herald, wrote by Emily Ye with Chinese, and translated by Alina Dong with English.
Interview with Governor Rick Snyder
Michigan governor Rick Snyder was the major force in approving Detroit municipal bankruptcy, since when the city embarked on road to recovery.
“I find it a very exciting, true successful story. We are very proud of what we have achieved,” said Snyder in his interview with 21st Century Business Herald.
Snyder declared a state of financial emergency in Detroit in March 2013, and appointed Kevyn Orr “Emergency Manager” to oversee financial operations. On January 23, 2014, Snyder announced a plan to bringing 50,000 highly-educated immigrants to work in the city, in an effort to increase the population, employment and tax incomes in Detroit... More please click here.
Detroit's Recovery Road: an Urban Sample
Detroit is exploring its own way to recovery, which also provides a contemporary urban sample for other cities as well as the economic growth and social development of China’s urbanization process.
Chinese investments started their strategic deployment in Detroit two years ago. So far, what progress have these investments made? What are the current investment opportunities? Please take a look at the in-depth investigation from 21st Century Business Herald reporter... More please click here.
Interview with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan
After a year of his tenure, Mike Duggan got an A+.
Mayor Duggan, who took office in January 2014, is the first elected mayor in Detroit city after Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr took over the city’s financial operations and filed for bankruptcy.
Shaking off $7 billion of debt, Detroit achieved fiscal balance in early 2015 for the first time in the past 13 years. Duggan’s tenure is very pivotal to the city’s road to recovery in the future... More please click here.
Interview with CEO Rodrick Miller DEGC
To Rodrick T. Miller, president and CEO of Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), several months after taking office, the hardest thing to get used to is probably the cold winter in Detroit.
In addition to the cold weather, the new head of DEGC from the southern city of New Orleans thinks that the work in Detroit is even tougher and more challenging than in New Orleans. DEGC is a quasi-government organization that’s primarily responsible for attracting investments... More please click here.
Interview with Nexteer COO Laurent Bresson
Over the past five years, Nexteer, an automotive steering and driveline company headquartered in Michigan, has transformed from GM’s business sector struggling over financial problems to a Hong Kong-listed company with stable profits and rapid growth.
Nexteer will release its earnings report for fiscal 2014 around early-mid March, and the industry and the market hold positive expectations. Nexteer’s share price currently stands at around HK $7.5 per share, up by 177% compared with its IPO price of HK $2.7... More please click here.
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