Lake's Lament

David Lake, SBR Editor-in-Chief, brings you unique insights to the world of business and finance.

Why Choose SBR?


Shanghai is the undisputed hub from which China business is conducted. The city is at the heart of China’s economy, and where the overwhelming majority of China business decision-makers are based. Shanghai Business Review and its affiliated website and digital applications are among their key information services.

Why SBR fits your Marketing needs?


SBR Digital & Print are not affiliated with any non-government organisation, chamber of commerce or business association, enabling it to be fully independent, wide-ranging and objective in the coverage it provides.

SBR’s editorial provides information of practical value for executives working for, and running, international companies based in Shanghai and across China. The readers of Shanghai Business Review and its digital products rely on such information to find solutions to the challenges they face in their day-to-day jobs.

Moreover, our high-quality editorial ensures that as an advertiser, your company’s brand is associated with unbiased, intelligently written articles and, above all, a highly-relevant and highly-respected magazine.


Not only are SBR readers highly influential, they also represent a wide range of industry sectors and job functions. Each month the magazine is distributed to almost 15,000 different companies, spanning all industries that are present in Shanghai.


SBR counts the senior management of all the global Fortune 500 companies operating in Shanghai amongst its readership.

More than 50% of the magazine’s 21,000 readers are C-level executives, managing directors and chief representatives, and more than 80% are country heads, general managers, or heads of department, vice presidents and directors.

As an advertiser you can rest assured that your message, product or service is reaching the most focused and high-level group of business decision-makers operating anywhere in China; these are the readers of SBR.


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