Globalization of Chinese companies
Tencent started cooperation with Saudi Arabia Tourism Bureau.36 Krypton learned that Tencent and the Saudi National Tourism Administration officially started cooperation, and the two sides will jointly create an international tourism benchmark project integrating marketing promotion, digital tourism and cross-border commerce. It is reported that Tencent Cloud and Tencent Smart Retail will help Saudi Arabia connect digital marketing and online exhibition hall projects through cloud industry ecological foundation and smart solutions to create an offline immersive experience exhibition hall exclusively. At the same time, Tencent will also help Saudi Arabia National Tourism Administration to build a unified data asset platform through cloud services and big data technology, provide real-time monitoring analysis and accurate decision-making basis, and establish a tourism marketing system and private domain traffic operation service system.
It is said that the Ningde era will build a factory in Poland.According to the interface report, Ningde Times may build a battery factory worth up to 2 billion euros in Poland. It is reported that Ningde Times visited Jawor and Gorzow Wielkopolski in western Poland. Most of the products produced by the factory will be shipped to Germany, while Tesla has an automobile factory in Germany. Based on the previous information, Tesla has ordered 45GWh lithium iron phosphate battery from Ningde Times, mainly for Model 3 and Model Y. In response to the rumor that Ningde Times had built a factory in Poland, it said that it would not comment on this matter.
Singapore brand aggregation e-commerce company Una Brands invested 35 million dollars in Indonesia for brand acquisition.According to Tech in Asia, Una Brands promises to invest 500 billion Indonesian rupiah (about 35 million US dollars) in 2022 to support Indonesian brands through acquisition, capital injection, operation support and international expansion, so as to build a global and well-known brand in Indonesia. Una Brands also plans to take Indonesia as the strategic procurement center, expand the supply base of its existing brand portfolio after signing exclusive agreements with several brands in the country, and plan to acquire 12 to 15 brands in 2022.
Vietnam's audio social platform OnMic won seed round financing.According to e27, the investor of this round of financing is Touchstone Partners, and the financing amount has not been announced. It is reported that OnMic was established in 2021 to provide voice streaming chat rooms for Vietnamese users, in which speakers and listeners can freely interact and discuss multiple topics. At present, the total live time of OnMic platform has exceeded 11 million minutes.
The Indian bicycle brand Ninety One has completed about 30 million US dollars A financing.According to Tech in Asia, this round of financing is led by A91 Partners and co invested by Fireside Ventures, Avaana Capital and Titan Capital. After this round of financing, the company's valuation is 132 million dollars. Ninety One launched a series of products for Indian Millennials and Generation Z, including electric bicycles, high-performance bicycles, mountain bikes and hybrid bicycles. Through the omni channel distribution network, the company sells more than 20000 bicycles every month.
India Ripplr completed financing of 12 million US dollars.According to The Economic Times, this round of financing is led by Japan Shuangri Corporation and Stride Ventures, and co invested by 3one4 Capital, Zephyr Peacock India's funds and Chand Family Office. Ripplr was established in 2019 to help brands enter target markets quickly and easily through its distribution network
Europe and America
The EU approved the merger of Discovery and Warner Media.According to Sina Technology, Discovery said on Wednesday that the European Commission has unconditionally approved the merger of Discovery and Warner Media, an asset of AT&T. In May this year, AT&T announced that it would split Warner Media and merge it with Discovery. In 2018, AT&T acquired Time Warner for US $85 billion, and the split was equivalent to abandoning many assets acquired before. AT&T and Discovery merged media and entertainment assets to integrate TV channels, including Warner Bros., HBO Max and Discovery+.
In November, Britain's automobile production dropped sharply by 28.7%, a 37 year low.According to Sina Finance, the data released by the British Automobile Manufacturers and Dealers Association (SMMT) recently showed that, as the epidemic continued to impact the global supply chain, the UK's car production in November fell by 28.7% year on year to 75756 vehicles, the lowest since 1984 in the same month, but the output of electric vehicles soared by 53%.
Australia and New Zealand
Tesla signed a 4-year graphite supply agreement with Australian enterprise Syrah.According to 61 Financial, Australian graphite supplier Syrah Resources said on Thursday that it had signed a four-year graphite anode material (AAM) supply agreement with Tesla, an American electric vehicle manufacturer. According to the agreement, Syrah will provide Tesla with graphite active anode materials at a fixed price within four years. The agreement also shows that Syrah plans to invest 137.5 million dollars to expand its Vidalia plant in Louisiana.
The Australian payment platform YouPay completed seed round financing of 2.89 million dollars.According to Startup Daily, this round of financing is led by Sprint Ventures. After the completion of the financing, the Australian online retailer Culture Kings announced the introduction of YouPay as a payment method on its platform. YouPay was founded in 2020 to promote the payment method of "friends and family pay" by allowing consumers to send private payment links to friends and family.
It is said that South Korea Lotte is considering selling the Shenyang Lotte World project for 10 billion yuan.According to Sina Finance, people familiar with the matter said that South Korea Lotte Group is considering selling its Shenyang Lotte World project, which has been stagnant for four years, at a price of at least 10 billion yuan (about 1.6 billion dollars). The largest hotel, theme park and duty-free store operator in South Korea is working with a consultant to assess the interest of potential investors. The above insider said that it is still at the discussion stage and it is uncertain whether a transaction will be concluded. They also said Lotte might even finally decide to keep the park. A representative of Lotte declined to comment.
Samsung plans to produce 200 110 inch MicroLED TVs in January next year.According to TechWeb, Samsung Electronics plans to produce 200 110 inch MicroLED TVs in January next year, much higher than the previous monthly output. Samsung Electronics' 110 inch MicroLED TV has only sold about 100 sets.
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