EDM1 – Issue 169

Foot off the gas: why Sinopec’s takeover bid spluttered to a halt

Plus: Metersbonwe in the spotlight, as media questions inventory levels; why Wuxi is saying no to property fire sales; and bailout looms for struggling solar sector

Also: Bo Xilai’s work on show, as WiC tours Dalian; P&G battles against domestic brands for market share; and sorghum for sale, as Gaomi eyes the Mo Yan money trail