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.
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.
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.
Even with China’s GDP growth slowing in recent years, business opportunities for international companies are accelerating. Absolute GDP numbers which are those that matter to enterprises and the exploding middle class shows that it is a perfect moment for foreign companies to develop in China. The middle-class expansion is finally turning China into the consumers’ market that foreign businesses have been expecting and is becoming a bona fide target market for most quality products. This whole new set of opportunities for foreign firms is highlighted.