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Determining Your China Strategy in 8 Important Steps

Determining Your China Strategy in 8 Important Steps

How do you become successful in the largest consumer market in the world? It is the billion RMB question people ask themselves all around the western world. The answer is not as simple as the question and is subject to multiple coherent aspects. Success in the Chinese...

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8 Common Mistakes Made When Setting up Business in China

8 Common Mistakes Made When Setting up Business in China

At the end of 2013, China had a total of 446,400 foreign-funded companies active in China. In comparison: Belgium had 499,092 companies active, local and foreign combined. As with many figures regarding the Chinese market, the numbers are quite staggering. Many of...

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Bringing your Product to China; 5 Crucial First Steps

Bringing your Product to China; 5 Crucial First Steps

Over the past decade China became a land of opportunities. With a declining world market the growth figures of the Chinese market where highly interesting for western organizations.  Commonly people spoke of 1.3 billion consumers, high growing cities and an...

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It’s all in the Name

It’s all in the Name

Beijing 1421 Business Consulting (1421) has been operating since  2011 undergoing many changes in all aspects of the business along the way. These changes all originated in request and demand from the market. The necessity of what 1421 represents is a major...

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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”.