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Running a Company in China from a Distance: 5 Key Elements

Running a Company in China from a Distance: 5 Key Elements

There are estimated to be over 700.000 different business books in the world, and a significant portion of those books are about managing a company. The amount of literature on management shows the importance and difficulty of managing a business. There are many...

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Developing a China strategy inspired by Sun Tzu

Developing a China strategy inspired by Sun Tzu

We would advise every company, Small Medium Enterprise (SME) and corporate alike, to develop strategies for expansions into new markets. However, for China, strategy seems to be even more important. This importance is fueled by several different reasons. Firstly...

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Tips for Signing a MOU in China

Tips for Signing a MOU in China

We have all seen the pictures on LinkedIn or company pages. The official signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between a Western and Chinese firm. Usually there are some high-ranking government officials present, ceremonially co-signing the MOU on a...

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Doing an Internship in China

Doing an Internship in China

This article was written by Hanqing Zhao & Benôit Renéry, who contributed as Interns at our Shenzhen and Beijing offices. Whether it is to fulfill a school requirement or simply to explore career opportunities, more and more Western students are choosing China...

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Walmart in China: Lessons to Learn

Walmart in China: Lessons to Learn

Walmart, for better or worse, is an American icon. Through its’ mastery of economies of scale, the supermarket giant has made its’ supercenters the super-center of countless small American towns throughout the country. While Walmart in China does share certain...

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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”.