China Insights

What China’s Twelfth Five-Year Guideline Means for Businesses

China’s Twelfth Five-Year Guideline was released on March 14, 2011, the latest in a series of one of the remnants of a Communist style planned economy. As a guideline for China’s economic development and future, it is important for both Chinese and multinational firms to incorporate the government’s plan in their business strategies. By understanding the Five Year Guideline, businesses […]

China’s Twelfth Five-Year Guideline was released on March 14, 2011, the latest in a series of one of the remnants of a Communist style planned economy. As a guideline for China’s economic development and future, it is important for both Chinese and multinational firms to incorporate the government’s plan in their business strategies. By understanding the Five Year Guideline, businesses […]

Why Western Marketing Strategies Fail in China

In recent years, China has become the beckoning land of opportunity with scores of international companies trying to break in to the Chinese market. As China’s economy matures, it becomes enticing, no longer for its cheap labor but rather for its growing consumer market. In the coming years, it will only become more important. China’s rapidly expanding middle class is expected […]

In recent years, China has become the beckoning land of opportunity with scores of international companies trying to break in to the Chinese market. As China’s economy matures, it becomes enticing, no longer for its cheap labor but rather for its growing consumer market. In the coming years, it will only become more important. China’s rapidly expanding middle class is expected […]

Go East Young Graduate

Recent graduates entering the workforce find themselves discouraged by high unemployment rates and a stagnating economy, and are unable to find a job in their chosen career path. China, however, with its high growth rate and with many economists estimating that it will become the largest economy by 2018 , is increasingly seen as the land of opportunity and training […]

Recent graduates entering the workforce find themselves discouraged by high unemployment rates and a stagnating economy, and are unable to find a job in their chosen career path. China, however, with its high growth rate and with many economists estimating that it will become the largest economy by 2018 , is increasingly seen as the land of opportunity and training […]