What impact does Chinese regulations have on European investments?

Chris Salih 21/10/2021

Alistair Wittet, co-manager of Comgest Growth Europe ex UK, discusses a number of key concerns facing markets today: inflation and interest rates [0:29], increased Chinese regulations [4:32] and carbon footprinting a company across its supply chains [7:36].

In this interview we discuss:

  • the importance of pricing power in today’s market [0:29]
  • how ASML was able to give guidance through to 2030 [2:04]
  • the success of Novo Nordisk and a new obesity drug [3:09]
  • impact of increased Chinese regulations [4:32] with an example on the gaming sector [5:05]
  • why Chinese consumers have been boycotting Western companies [6:07]
  • how the fund carbon footprints through the supply chain [7:36]
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