EDM 1 – Issue 459

Robot reboot: Midea wants changes after sales slowdown at Kuka

Also: Evergrande’s Xu Jiayin bets $41bn on electric vehicles; Rmb200bn medical device maker Mindray on verge of becoming ChiNext’s biggest firm; and why did Mengniu sell Junlebao?

Plus: an Arctic advance for a little known Chinese oil firm; why Chinese parents are getting cautious about their kids studying in the US; and how HSBC is guiding its clients into the Greater Bay Area