China has three times as much planned battery production capacity as the rest of the world combined. → In 2017, China invested USD 10 billion in a singular quantum computing project. In comparison, the U.S. has a USD 1.3 billion budget spread over five years (2019 – 2023). → 98% of China’s internet users are mobile. → Chinese fintech firm Ant Financial individually raised USD 14 billion in a Series C funding in 2018. U.S. and European fintech firms raised USD 15.9 billion, combined. →
中国的电池总量将会是世界其他地区总和的三倍。 ← 在2017年,中国投资了100亿美元在单一个量子计算项目上。 反而美国在五年内 (2019 – 2023)的量子计算预算仅为13亿美元。← 98%的中国互联网用户是移动端用户。← 在2018年,金融科技公司蚂蚁金服单独获取了140亿美元的C轮资金。相比下,美国和欧洲的所有金融科技公司合计筹了159亿美元。←

Our profile

Sinolytics is a European specialized consultancy entirely focused on China

Sinolytics is based in Berlin and Zurich with teams operating from Beijing and Shanghai. It provides in-depth research, expert analysis and strategic advice at the nexus of business and policy. We consult international firms, investors and the public sector, enabling well-informed China strategy development and decision-making. Sinolytics puts a special focus on the opportunities and challenges arising from China’s rapid technological and digital transformation. Sinolytics also provides deep expertise on China’s economic, industrial and technology policies and regulation, including new forms of big data enabled business regulation and regulatory ratings.

Our skills

In-depth China analysis

Sinolytics analysis is based on:

  • Continuous monitoring and analysis of a large spectrum of Chinese-language sources
  • Long-term experience in interpreting government plans, policy and regulatory documents, deciphering intentions and strategies
  • Expert skills in gathering and analyzing Chinese data on market developments, detecting new trends across industries and technologies
  • Technology expertise on key future technologies
  • Strong professional networks in China’s technology, digital and start-up ecosystems
  • Comprehensive contextual knowledge on China’s political system and policy-making, economic development and technological advances

Our services

Services tailored to your needs

Based on our analysis, expertise and experience, Sinolytics offers a full range of services:

  • Tailored in-depth research to discover facts and information concretely impacting our clients’ business operations in China
  • Comprehensive analysis and expert assessments of status quo and future developments to provide a solid foundation for executive decision-making
  • Systematic advice on strategic options and related trade-offs as a prerequisite for effective short- and long-term strategy development
  • Hands-on support to strategy implementation through enabling and coaching of staff, advice on organizational and process change, strategic and tactical counseling for negotiations, delegation support

Our Clients

Advice for companies across industries

Since founding, we have had the privilege to work with more than 20 companies, many of them among the largest and most respected corporations in Germany, Europe and the United States.

In terms of revenue, our clients span a wide range from half a billion to EUR 230 billion. The majority of companies we are working with is listed in the DAX30, others rank among the largest US companies or are hidden champions of the “Mittelstand”.

Operating at the nexus of business and policy, we are advising companies from almost all business and industry sectors, and in all related functional areas. Sinolytics has a particularly strong track record in automotive and automotive suppliers, mechanical engineering, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.


Job Postings

Join Our Team

We are continuously on the look-out for new talents to join Sinolytics:

China Consultant [current round closed]
Executive Assistant
Internship Program