China Tech Firms Gain Ground – WSJ

From the Wall Street Journal: China’s technology companies are closing the gap with their foreign rivals in productivity, positioning themselves to become a bigger threat to multinationals both in China and abroad, according to a survey by McKinsey & Co. and China’s Tsinghua University. The survey suggests that Chinese tech companies are gaining ground on […]

Deep Inside China, American Family Struggles to Cope – James T. Areddy

From The Wall Street Journal, via A Glimpse of the World: As corporate ambitions bore deeper into China, foreign companies are sending families to less-developed cities like Chongqing. Such places offer huge, untapped markets for companies. They also provide accelerated career opportunities to young executives eager to punch their ticket on the way to upper […]

Thomas Fuller: Skilled help hard to find in China

From the IHT: China is scouring the world for supplies of oil, steel and whatever else it takes to feed its ever-expanding economy, but the last thing you would expect the country to need is more people. Think again, say human resource managers at multinational companies. In the world’s most populous country, good engineers and […]

Coming of age: Multinational companies in China

The Economist Intelligence Unit has just published a new research report on strategies for success in China. It is a very optimistic report. “China today is entering a new era. For foreign investors, it is no longer simply a cheap production platform or an incipient market; it is a market coming of age, and one […]

China’s economy

This article is from It provides some very useful data links in this subject, however, one needs to pay to have access to these pages . A question here seems is: ” Is China’s growth returning to earth? ” From the article, some challenges China’s economy is facing are: “growth is straining China’s infrastructure: […]

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