This week, in China:

Full speed ahead? A look at what happens next as China welcomes 5G 

Also: AliExpress overtakes Amazon in Eastern Europe; Hillhouse wins duel for a stake in Gree; Pan Shiyi puts SOHO’s trophy assets up for sale 

Plus: HSBC trade survey turns spotlight on China’s consumers; Laoxiangji wants to close the gap on fast-food giants like KFC; and Bitmain bids for IPO, despite furious civil war between founders