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How Companies Are Benefiting From China Urbanization

Foreign companies seeking China sourcing opportunities will be pleased with a recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics. Large numbers of rural residents are moving into city hubs to find work. This rampant rise in urbanization is offering benefits galore to those companies doing business in China. The NBS report reveals that the urban population rose to 51.3 …

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Chinese Manufacturing Remains On Top despite Labor Cost and Aging Concerns

Results released on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 of an international survey conducted by the United States Council on Competitiveness and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd revealed that China was still the top dog when it comes to manufacturing destinations. This conclusion was derived from more than 550 interviews with senior leaders and CEOs of global companies involved in the manufacturing of …

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Microsoft Turns to China Sourcing for New R&D Center in Wuxi

A strategic cooperation agreement has been signed between Microsoft and Wuxi’s municipal government. Wuxi, located in Jiangsu province, will be the recipient of a CNY300 million investment by the computer giant that seeks to construct a Chinese based technical support center. This particular center, which is expected to be constructed over the next three years, will be the second such …

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Buyout of US Vitamin Maker Increases Confidence in China Products

The 2010 Chinese buyout of International Vitamin Corp (IVC) based in New Jersey has given promise to further such deals in the future. Since being acquired by Aland Nutraceutical Group, a privately owned pharmaceutical firm in the Jiangsu province of China, IVC has expanded its work force and received an award for its economic contribution in the state. Kim Guadagno, …

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Obamacare May Boost Already Booming China Manufacturing of Lab Instruments

An already booming Chinese Lab Instrument and Apparatus Manufacturing industry may see an even greater boost with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, which has gone into effect as of 01 January, 2013. This industry supplies the sectors of healthcare, food production, and education with specially made instruments. IBISWorld Report A recent report released …

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Chinese Consumers Catching & Surpassing American Shoppers

Chinese consumers are rapidly catching up to American shoppers and, in some cases, they are already overtaking them. This is a world-changing trend away from the decades that have seen consumers in the United States as the driving engine of world economies. 2012 Reports and Projections The recently released Bank of China (BOC) report reveals that Chinese consumption together with …

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