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Chengdu: The city of opportunities

Chengdu: The city of opportunities

Many inbound companies face the overbearing question of which city in China to settle in for their company’s expansion, growth or market entry. Usually, traditional tier 1 cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen would be the first ones to consider....

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The Drone Industry in China with its capital Shenzhen

The Drone Industry in China with its capital Shenzhen

Drones have been attracting global attention for the last several decades. While initially they were primarily seen as tools of the military and tech hobbyists, due to the improvement of drone technology, their commercial, industrial and agricultural applications are...

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Chinese Players in AI Chip Design

Chinese Players in AI Chip Design

Huawei/Hisilicon There is a broad consensus among AI chip experts that the only Chinese company with sufficient design and engineering talent to compete head-on with global US industry leaders is Huawei, due to its subsidiary HiSilicon. HiSilicon is China’s national...

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The impact of COVID-19 on E-commerce in China

The impact of COVID-19 on E-commerce in China

Relying on the huge market potential, China’s e-commerce platforms are an enormous success. During the past years, 1421 Consulting group has already created many articles about e-commerce in China. These are listed below First article: History of the Future: how China...

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What are Free Trade Zones in China?

What are Free Trade Zones in China?

To stimulate certain areas and industries, the Chinese government has often engaged in economic policy experimentation in order to promote rapid economic development through the loosening of restrictions, favorable import and export policies and tax incentives for...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.