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5 Top Tips for Western Companies to Ensure Business Longevity in China

Since the 1980s, over 40,000 international companies, ranging from MNCs to SMEs, have been trying to enter the Chinese market, hoping to share a piece of that moreish and tempting China pie! However, many have either failed in their aim of market ent ...

Written by Stephanie Teow
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Doing Business in China Guide

The Doing Business in China Guide is a handy reference tool for all businesses interested in China, providing you with everything you need to know about doing business in China. The guide covers topics such as the economy, business culture, potential ...

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Marketing and Selling to Chinese Businesses

The question of how to market and sell to companies based in China is one that is debated endlessly by foreign companies seeking to profit from the huge potential of the country. The aim of this paper is to explore the reasons behind both successful ...

Written by Matthew Harrison and Mark Hedley
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Business-to-Business Market Research in China

The importance of China has had an impact across industries, and the market research industry is no different. The message for market research companies – there is now a serious and extensive requirement for information on Chinese business-to-busi ...

Written by Matthew Harrison
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What is Globalisation?

Unfortunately "globalisation" has become one of the great buzz-words of our time and this poses a problem. The problem is that many, if not most, commentators on globalisation do not appear to have an elementary understanding of economics and are fix ...

Written by Daniel Park
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China Market Entry Strategy: How To Enter The Chinese Market

The challenge of China market entry has become an increasingly important one of Western companies of all shapes and sizes. Understanding how to enter such a large and complex market has therefore become critical. ...

Written by Mark Hedley
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B2B Marketing Strategies in Developed & Developing Countries

This article discusses the different insights that tend to arise in different geographies. In particular, how do the critical marketing success factors in the developing and developed worlds differ from each other? ...

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A Guide to Calculating Market Size in China

One of the main objectives for many companies when carrying out research in China is to establish the size of the market. Market size information can be used to gauge the overall size of the opportunity, to prioritize segments of the market for speci ...