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By Shaun Rein
COFIDIS, is a leader in the European consumer finance industry. It was founded in France in 1982 and operates in 10 countries. COFIDIS is one of the most profitable actors in the consumer finance industry with an average Return On Equity above 20% for the past 5 years and holds a portfolio of 8 billion € in consumer loans. COFIDIS operates via a unique business model of selling and managing consumer finance products from distance. COFIDIS has a recognised expertise in consumer credit risk management.
COFIDIS has charged Pascal Nouvellon, Deputy Chief Representative for China, to lead a team that manages the strategic direction for COFIDIS, including product development and marketing programs to drive growth in China. Read the rest of “China’s Credit Card Market: Interview with Pascal Nouvellon, Cofidis Pt1″ or post a comment
By Hayden Hong
Trade exchange between different cultures and countries has long yielded rich rewards for those who recognize the potential. After all, as far back as the 1st century BC, merchants and caravans followed the Silk Road – the overland trade route from northern China to the Western World – and brought precious silks, tea and other resources from China to the rest of the world. Not only did linking different countries and cultures prove profitable, but new and greater products and ideas flowed between the countries.
The Silk Road of the 21st century is technology driven. This trade exchange, built on fiber-optic cable, sprang from the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Read the rest of “China’s New Year: The Year of Opportunity” or post a comment
By Jack Leblanc
At 9AM I walked into the meeting room with yesterday’s dirty jeans and sneakers full of reddish mud, and still feeling very tired. Not really the image I wanted to convey. Old J however had already explained the situation and most of the people in the room by now knew me pretty well from past meetings. As expected, the discussion went back and forth between technical explanations and price. Like the experts they were, the import-export people, headed by Mr. Zhang, made junk out of the price structure I tried to maintain. I gave way too fast for nothing in return. I hadn’t really learned my lesson. At the same time we were discussing an English-Chinese contract with many paragraphs written in lawyer’s lingo that gave me dreadful headaches. Although Jan had given me the authorization to sign, he had to agree to each and every line before he’d give me the go ahead. Read the rest of “The great glass curtain walls of China. Part 9″ or post a comment
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