Category Archives: China Breaks Out

Covering the progress Chinese companies are making as they move into international markets

Setting the Stage for Chinese Innovation

Near People’s Square, Shanghai Skyline in Silhouette  0700 hrs.  Walking the floor at both CES in Las Vegas and Electronica China in Shanghai within a ten-week space provides one with a clear view of how far Chinese enterprise has come, … Continue reading

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Walter Lippmann on China

“The small American businessman has long complained about how difficult it is for him to survive in the competition with the large American corporation,” [Walter] Lippmann warned. “What will he do when he has to face the competition of totalitarian … Continue reading

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Five Predictions: China’s Business Environment in 2014

Hutong West Sunday Afternoon Countdown to Morning in Beijing 1526 hrs.  Much ink and focus has been given of late to understanding China’s political evolution. Too little, on the other hand, has been given to what it will all mean … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the State-Co-opted Enterprise

Hutong West Santa Ana Fever 1124 hrs. When we talk about broad categories of Chinese enterprises, we focus on ownership: state-owned enterprises, or those companies owned and guided by the government; private enterprises, or those companies owned by other companies … Continue reading

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Is it Too Soon for Xiaomi to Go Global?

Xiaomi is stepping outside of China. Best case scenario: success beyond its home shores is years away. Continue reading

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Branding and BRICs

“Brazil leads in BRICS’s brands” Jerry Clode Added Value – Source March 17, 2013 In a thought-provoking article in AddedValue’s Source blog, Jerry Clode notes that Brazil’s brands are going global while China and India’s brands seem mired at home. … Continue reading

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The Coming Rise of Foxconn

The High-Speed Train “Harmony” Enroute to Shanghai 1130 hrs. The attention given to Foxconn over the past several years has largely concentrated on its role as Apple’s leading supplier in Asia. What we have missed in all of that juicy … Continue reading

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