EDM 1 – Issue 311

Gloom, not boom: is the new, negative narrative on China’s prospects overstated?

Plus: M&A guru Ning Gaoning takes over at SinoChem (expect deals); Lei Jun calls for a smile after Xiaomi’s latest setbacks; and Swedes respond cautiously on high-profile detentions

Also: Guo Guangchang signs up with soccer’s super agent; more studio complaints about short-changing by cinemas; and is Netflix betting big to woo China?