Posts Tagged ‘Youtube’

Brits Get Rich in China

Sunday, October 7, 2007 23:52 3 Comments

Perhaps the funniest thing I have found on Youtube…. a 7 part series entitled Brits Get Rich in China. If you have read Mr China, this is a must see. If you have not read Mr. China, watch the series, then read the book, and then re-watch this series. The premise is simply. China is […]

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World Economic Forum on Youtube

Sunday, September 23, 2007 10:06 Comments Off on World Economic Forum on Youtube

From September 6-8 the World Economic Forum held its meeting of New Champions in Dalian, which is one of China’s newest champions… for investment. A testament to the power of Web 2.0, and the power of the internet, the entire summit has been put on Youtube, at the World Economic Forum Youtube Channel. With 22 […]

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Minxin Pei’s Take on China

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 5:56 2 Comments

Often times in China it is hard to see the trees from the forest. One runs around from meeting to meeting, typing reports, and doing quick assessments of what is by far the most dynamic market in the world. At times, trying to take it all in and connect all the dots is just something […]

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CNN Report: Made in China

Monday, August 6, 2007 1:30 Comments Off on CNN Report: Made in China

With all the media attention on the recent recalls and food safety, it should come as no surprise that something would end up on Youtube. I am just surprised that CNN’s half hour program “Made in China” made it on. John Vause and his colleagues in the U.S. and E.U. developed a program looking at […]

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Securing Your Supply Chain in China – Part 2

Thursday, August 2, 2007 2:18 1 Comment

Part 3 starts off with a case study of working with a car accessory project (wanted a quality product at a savings) that started with 30 suppliers, and then narrowed down to 5.. but there were some issues: All of them were trying to aggressively looking to expand to U.s., so educating a potential competitor […]

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Overloaded Trucks in China

Friday, July 13, 2007 7:35 3 Comments

While this is good for a laugh, overloaded trucks are a big problem in China. The economics are simple. The more you can load the more you make per load, and in china where mom and pop shops will move loads at cut throat prices,overloading for many is seen as one of the only ways […]

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Youtube Duel: Fedex vs. UPS

Saturday, June 30, 2007 3:13 Comments Off on Youtube Duel: Fedex vs. UPS

As we have covered before, failing to understand or fully take into account the transportation requirements of China to U.S. movements (or vice versa) can result in a number of issues: Cost overruns, Time to market delays, etc. And with many transportation firms now cracking the China market, making sure that their clients understand the […]

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Intelligence Squared Debate

Monday, June 25, 2007 7:14 2 Comments

Last week Jonathan Cohen of The Weiser Group alerted me to a debate hosted by Intelligence Squared entitled “Beware the dragon: A booming China spells trouble for America”. According to his email: Bill Gertz, John Mearsheimer and Michael Pillsbury spoke for the motion. Daniel Rosen, James McGregor and Stapleton Roy spoke against. James Harding of […]

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