The cloud is a new way for individuals to store anything from photos to music or documents. However, it also allows people to use streaming services such as Netflix or communicate with people across the globe through Microsoft OneDrive. It connects the world through the internet like never before.
Sometimes in a business negotiation, it can feel like you and the other party are speaking a different language. You both have something the other wants, but getting to an agreement is challenging.
Once a business decides their next endeavor is the Chinese market, the next logical step is deciding how to do it. For some, the best course is to set up a separate business organization in China. Below, we outline the most common legal structures for foreign-invested business in China.
Made in China 2025 is a ten-year plan aimed at quickly updating China’s manufacturing base to more high-tech products. When it was introduced in 2015, it drew a lot of attention by global leaders – especially in the United States.
A new study released this week found that, in light of trade tensions between the two countries, Chinese consumers are buying fewer products from the United States. The survey, released by London-based firm Brunswick, polled 1,000 American consumers and 1,000 from China to find out how the ongoing “trade war” was impacting buying habits.
Many businesses look to licensing deals with Chinese companies as a low-cost way to enter the Asian market. However, while an agreement to license your product in China can provide many benefits there are a few important differences between the U.S. and China that come into play.
The market in China is too big for American businesses to ignore. Despite pessimistic assessments, there are signs that America and China are resolving business issues.
While there’s been discussion regarding intellectual property and forced technology transfers in China, these may not be American businesses primary concern. The most important concern may be more basic than that.
After months of interruptions in trade talks between the United States and China, President Trump announced that there had been “substantial progress.” Such progress will lead to the U.S. postponing implementation of higher tariffs.
Many American companies create joint ventures in order to expand their market and lessen the risks that they face. Yet efforts by American companies to form joint ventures in China have often been problematic.