June 8th, 2009 by China Business Success Stories
China has 234 million Internet users, many people may want to know how can they advertise their website on Chinese Internet so that they can benefit from this huge market. Well, if you already have a website, let me tell you the how-to’s.
- You need to make a Chinese website. Yep, you will need a Chinese website. The reason is that Chinese language is the dominant language…
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June 4th, 2009 by China Business Success Stories
James Zhang and Vivek Raman, the two students who organized the “Asia Tomorrow” conference at Yale University several weeks ago, were very clear in what they wanted me to cover in my keynote speech. They wanted me to give my views as to how China and Asia would develop in the coming years, but they also wanted me to be very specific as to how Yale students might benefit from these megatrends.This is what I told the assembled Yalies about how they might…
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June 3rd, 2009 by China Business Success Stories
Last month, on China Success Stories, I explained how importers can reduce quality risks with a better organization. I got an interesting comment pointing that practices that work in other countries should be adapted when it comes to buying in China. My opinion is that importers should put in place a stronger quality assurance system for their China procurement, but not necessarily different.
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June 2nd, 2009 by China Business Success Stories
“I have a patent in the UK. Can’t I use that to stop infringers in China?”
As in most jurisdictions, registered IP (trademark and patent) protection is territorial – if you do not register in China with the appropriate Chinese authorities you have no rights there. Failing to register may make it difficult, if not impossible to seek administrative or judicial assistance should problems occur.
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June 1st, 2009 by China Business Success Stories
Price negotiation is one of the most tricky parts in international sourcing. But meanwhile it isn’t that difficult if you do enough homework, research and follow some basic principles.
I have visited China, people seem to bargain for everything, oftentimes we can cut down the price from 100RMB/pc to 10RMB/pc, so it is really hard to figure…
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