EDM 1 – Issue 181

What to expect in the Year of the Snake

Plus: Sinopec in the firing line over fuel standards; how Germany’s Mittelstand came to China and prospered; and Galaxy’s Hong Kong IPO shows Shanghai is still a struggle

Also: Hunan property boss furious after failing to buy election; CCB takes aim at Alibaba in new shopping venture; and Drogba departs Shenhua after wages row

Gong Xi Fa Cai!