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Why should I take my company into the backblocks of China?

Bruce Ross Shanxi Province 2 Comments

The world’s most populous country has been achieving remarkable growth and transformation since Deng Xiaoping began the process of opening up and liberalising the Chinese economy more than three decades ago. Unlike Japan, Taiwan and South Korea whose hyper-growth was largely a result of their status as client states of America during the Cold War period, China’s emergence has been …

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China admits it can’t feed itself – creating opportunity for Australian food producers

Bruce Ross Australian Business, China 3 Comments

China has abandoned its decades-long commitment to food self-sufficiency, recognising that increasing urbanisation and incomes, inadequate water availability and land degradation will lead to an increasing reliance on imported products. In 1978, China announced a determination to achieve self-sufficiency in food. The policy achieved such success that by 2002 the Country had become a net exporter of food, but this …

Focus on Shanxi

Bruce Ross China, Shanxi Province Leave a Comment

Bruce Ross Consulting concentrates its activities on just one part of the huge country of China, namely Shanxi Province. Shanxi, one of the 23 provinces of the People’s Republic of China, has 33 million people, that is, one-and-a-half times the population of Australia. It is just three hours by high speed rail and four hours by road from Beijing. It …