Chapter 8. The Most Promising Sectors

For anyone interested in doing business in China or investing in China, some crystal ball gazing is called for. It is not enough to know where China is now; you need to know where China will be five or ten years down the line. Or at least know which areas of the economy and business sector are likely to be profitable in the longer term. Positioning yourself in those sectors that will grow a little bit faster than the others gives you a better opportunity to succeed, whether you are picking stocks, business partner, or employers.

In the 1970s it was the energy sector that paid off. In the 1980s, the financial sector was the place to be. This chapter aims to provide some ideas and insights on the question, ...

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