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How Foreign Investors and Traders in China can Profit from the Belt...

There has been much criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) ...

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Trade war will not derail China’s promise to open up its...

Road maps, timetables ‘already very clear’ and will be implemented, ...

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Chinese travel service platform launched to boost regional tourism

Christchurch Airport announced on 31 August the launch of a South Island Travel Store ...

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Launch of Jade Carving delegation to New Zealand

Introduction •    I am delighted to be in attendance here today ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Ten things to remember when doing business in China

Ten things to remember when doing business in China

From The TMF Group China is evolving into a consumer economy with ample opportunities for international investors to gain exposure to rapid growth markets and an expanding middle class. The once export-orientated powerhouse is now much more internally-focussed, creating ample opportunities for companies looking to expand...

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5 things to remember when pitching in China

5 things to remember when pitching in China

By David Thomas I have just returned from Australia China Business Week in Shanghai and, having observed over 50 Australian companies pitching their capabilities to a wide range of potential Chinese investors over three days, including assisting many of them with preparation, documentation and managing their expectations,...

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Developing China Competency for Western Managers

Developing China Competency for Western Managers

By Andrew Hupert China business is mainstream, and China competency is the new normal. Chinese business has usually been considered an arcane specialty for American managers. Between the size of our own domestic market and the hurdles and uncertainty of doing business in China, it just seemed sensible to put China...

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IN THE ZONE

IN THE ZONE

By Michael Holt, Director at gardyneHOLT & Eden Education During the Volvo Ocean Race earlier this year, it was interesting to see a Chinese entrant for the very first time. The yacht was sponsored from Sanya City, China’s southernmost city on the south coast of tropical Hainan Island and the country’s...

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DHL: Delivering China’s growth since 1980 (with exclusive offer to NZCTA members)

DHL: Delivering China’s growth since 1980 (with ...

With the other leading economies in the world stalled or nose-diving, China has powered ahead to become the engine of global growth. Even as its blistering pace of growth tapers off to approximately 7.8% in mid-2012, it is still far outpacing the rest of the G20 nations, and remains one of the world’s most dynamic...

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Does size matter? The advantage of being a small firm in an emerging market

Does size matter? The advantage of being a small firm in ...

by HSBC James Chan, CEO of Asia Marketing and Management, thought he had the perfect marketing strategy in mind when his client asked him for help breaking into the Chinese market. He suggested that Kingsbury —a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of ultra high-end bearings for complex industrial machinery—invest...

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Branding Tips for the China Market

Branding Tips for the China Market

By Jussara Bierman, Rare HQ Ltd China is the world’s most dynamic, exciting and challenging marketplace. Its large population, rapid growth, and economic power have made it a haven for entrepreneurs, and a promising market for growth oriented foreign companies. Maturation in the Chinese market is...

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Entering the Chinese Food & Beverage Market – The San Gines Way

Entering the Chinese Food & Beverage Market – The ...

By Nicholas Hopper China’s restaurant and food retail market is a difficult one to break into. Competition is fierce and prices are low. Nevertheless, the prospect of getting a share of the most populous market in the world outweighs the associated risks for many foreign restaurant chains. Guillermo García is...

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Doing Business in China – 6 Tips for Foreigners

Doing Business in China – 6 Tips for Foreigners

By David Thomas, Think Global Consulting Over the last 10 years, I have led numerous delegations, study tours and client visit programs to China (and Hong Kong) and observed at first hand some of the mistakes that are often made when attempting to engage with the Chinese for business purposes. Here are my top 6 tips for...

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE (FOCUS ON SEAFOOD AND WINE)

FOOD AND BEVERAGE (FOCUS ON SEAFOOD AND WINE)

By Kefeng Chu, NZTE Director – China Operations New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s (NZTE) strategy in China is to focus on key sectors in which New Zealand has a competitive advantage. Food and beverages an obvious one. New Zealand’s fame for quality dairy, meat, seafood, wine and other food and...

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FUND MANAGERS TURN POSITIVE ON GREATER CHINA EQUITIES

FUND MANAGERS TURN POSITIVE ON GREATER CHINA EQUITIES

Click here to view the HSBC New's release on Fund Manager's Turn on Greater China Equities.

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NZ Govt launches China Strategy

NZ Govt launches China Strategy

Prime Minister John Key launched a formal strategy on 3 Feb to improve ties with China, including more investment from Chinese SOEs, and attracting more Chinese students and tourists. “The Strategy is built around developing the trade and economic links between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China. Both...

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