Category Archives: Business in China

brand names china

Take a stroll around any major Chinese city and I guarantee it will not take long for you to spot a myriad of hilarious Chinese to English translations that only Master Yoda could understand. As a foreigner, I cannot help it but to wonder where the creativity for these translations come from.  It is hard to imagine that …
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chinese entrepreneurship

Like foreign multinational corporations, Chinese entrepreneurs see tremendous opportunity in China. However, unlike foreign entrants who often cannot see beyond China’s massive 1.3 billion-strong population, these entrepreneurs experience firsthand the shortcomings within the current system and are driven to fill the gaps. In this article we will take a look at 3 sectors that will …
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Company registration in China

A new company law has been enforced in China from March 1, 2014. In the new law, many conditions for opening a new company are relaxed. If you have a few banknotes in your pocket and enough ambition to face a market of 1.3 billion people, this article will show you how you can start …
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china adventure

Just last week I was contacted by a Brazilian importer of automotive parts, who is looking for a business partner in China. He had done his homework by googling Chinese automotive suppliers as well as searching them on Alibaba. After about a week of research, he was left with a healthy list of potential partners, but …
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Manufacturing Hub China

China has been known for a long time as a manufacturing paradise, where the readily available manpower makes it more affordable to get products made, packaged and shipped to every other country in the world. In recent years, however, these plants have moved to southern Asian countries like Indonesia and Singapore. It’s still very profitable …
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Online Business China

Are you looking to make money through Ecommerce in China? In this article we will focus on some of the key aspects of the largest online market in the world. China ended last year with 618 million Internet users of which 60% have said to be online shoppers, according to a report published by state-affiliated …
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young chinese market

Ever since China opened it’s doors for business in the late 70s, change has been flowing in a rate that is unprecedented in anywhere else on earth. This rapid change has caused Chinese consumers to experience an enormous economic and cultural transformation, that shape how they see themselves, their place in the world and the …
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China Automotive Industry

In the past articles, I talked about how the Chinese automotive industry became what it is today and exposed some of the advantages and disadvantages of setting up an automotive business in China. In this article, I would like to introduce to you all of China’s main automotive clusters  along with a quick description of …
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