All posts by Christina Nelson

Understanding Chinese Consumers

Older consumers may value price over quality, but younger generations are increasingly willing to pay premiums for higher-end products.by Yujun QiuSince China started its “reform and opening” policy in 1978, its economy has expanded rapidly, and most leading international retailers...

/ July 1, 2011

New Talent Outlook

A recent survey of mid- to senior-level managers in China shows they have rising ambitions—and a desire to balance work with home life.by Christine Raynaud and Chris WatkinsIs there still a talent war in China? A recent MRI China Group...

/ April 1, 2011

Music: The Universal Language

by Alan MichelsMusic is a burgeoning industry in China, with foreign music organizations paying increasing attention to the world’s largest population. The trend is also true for classical musicians. As interest in classical music wanes in the United States and...

/ April 1, 2011

Luncheon Honors PRC President Hu Jintao

PRC President Hu Jintao expressed confidence in the future of US-China relations at a luncheon co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the National Committee on US-China Relations. The January 20 luncheon in Washington, DC, also included speeches by...

/ April 1, 2011

Creating American Jobs from China Trade

by Jack MarkellFor years, the story most Americans have heard about jobs and Asia has been about losing our jobs to the East. We all know the plot: The Chinese economy is evolving at a nearly unfathomable rate, and Chinese...

/ April 1, 2011

General Motors Races Ahead in the China Market

By studying local consumers, developing vehicles to suit local needs, and benefiting from the country’s economic stimulus incentives, GM has reaped success in China.One of the world’s largest automakers, General Motors Co. (GM) and its partners produce cars and trucks...

/ April 1, 2011

Jiangxi’s Key Port City

Though Jiujiang has a strong transportation network and industrial base, foreign investment has just started to take off in the city.by David LammieJiujiang, whose name means “nine rivers” in Chinese, is situated in northern Jiangxi in central China. To the...

/ April 1, 2011

Developing China Sales and Distribution Capabilities

The China market offers opportunities for companies that can navigate its evolving sales and distribution landscape.by Bradley A. FeulingBefore the launch of economic reforms in 1978, the PRC government controlled China’s nationwide distribution channels, including the system of managed distribution...

/ July 1, 2010