The China Integrated Analysis
The China Integrated Analysis is our newsletter published on a regular basis, discussing the latest business trends along with providing practical operational tips that we share from our acquired know-how.
- 2014, China at a Turning Point
2013 was an eventful and challenging year for China. What should we make out of it and what should we expect for the future? After a year where growth and economic development became increasingly dependent on state investments financed by state banks and Chinese citizens saw social consequences of politicians’ self-indulgence, the new leadership has declared corruption a veritable threat. In this analysis you will find briefings on 2013, with an introduction to the importance of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone.
- China on the path to build a knowledge society
In this analysis we explore the challenges and opportunities associated with China’s technological development and reform of education. Illustrating explanations with historical facts and accounts of recent events also address popular misconceptions surrounding China’s intellectual property controversies . This article details the manner in which education is key to China’s goal of building an innovation-driven and competitive economy by 2020.
- Low production costs to last for a decade
This analysis clarify the misunderstandings concerning China’s fast rising wages, skill and labor shortages, minimum wage increases and production costs. Technological advances in China keep productivity rising faster than production costs. China’s world competitiveness is illustrated by growing exports, and particularly with a new clientele in the developing world, setting the tone for continued low costs for years to come.