Shaun Rein is the Founder and Managing Director of the China Market Research Group (CMR), the world’s leading strategic market intelligence firm focused on China. He works with boards, CEOs, and senior executives of Fortune 500 and leading Chinese companies, private equity firms, SMEs, and long/hedge funds to develop their China growth and investment strategies.

Rein is the author of The War for China’s Wallet: Profiting from the New World Order, The End of Cheap China, and The End of Copycat China. Publishers Weekly named “Cheap” a Top 10 business book for 2012. The Financial Times called “Copycat” “Intriguing.”

Rein is regularly featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and The Financial Times. His op-eds have appeared in The New York Times. He frequently appears on CNN, BBC, NPR, MarketPlace, CNBC, Bloomberg, PBS, and MSNBC. Rein formerly taught executive education classes for London Business School, previously was a weekly columnist for CNBC and Forbes, and wrote a regular column for Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Rein graduated from Harvard with a Master’s degree focused on China. He sits on the Asia Council for St. Paul’s School.

Last Updated: December 6, 2017



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