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Gti China

  1. 1. People’s Republic of China <ul><li>Amy Curran </li></ul><ul><li>Henna Miettinen </li></ul><ul><li>Ioana Savu </li></ul><ul><li>Sander Eilander </li></ul>
  2. 2. Demographics <ul><li>Population : </li></ul><ul><li>1,338,612,968 (July 2009 est.) </li></ul><ul><li>Age structure : </li></ul><ul><li>0-14 years: 19.8% </li></ul><ul><li>15-64 years: 72.1% (aprox 1 bil. target consumers) </li></ul><ul><li>65 years and over: 8.1% (2009 est.) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth rate :   </li></ul><ul><li>0.655% (2009 est.) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanization :   </li></ul><ul><li>urban population: 43% of total population (2008) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Economy <ul><li>2 nd largest in the world (after the U.S.) – PPP basis </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd largest (after the U.S. and Japan)- exchange rate terms </li></ul><ul><li>developing country </li></ul><ul><li>economy type: Socialist Market Economy </li></ul><ul><li>highest GDP growth rate in the world over the last 10 years. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Economy
  5. 5. Economy <ul><li>GDP - per capita (PPP): </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$6,500 (2009 est.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$6,100 (2008 est.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$5,600 (2007 est.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Unemployment rate: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4.3% (September 2009 est.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4.2% (2008 est.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>official data for urban areas only; including migrants may boost total unemployment to 9%; substantial unemployment and underemployment in rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>  Inflation rate (consumer prices): </li></ul><ul><li>1.5% ( Jan 2010 ) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Economy
  7. 7. Economy <ul><li>Beijing 2008 Olympic Games : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boosted China’s economy (Beijing) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GDP/capita (Beijing): doubled, reaching $6400 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the financial, insurance, IT and telecommunications industries earned revenues and developed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1.8 million new jobs (2001-2008) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Economy <ul><li>No2 in exports </li></ul><ul><li>Export partners : US 17.7%, Hong Kong 13.3%, Japan 8.1%, South Korea 5.2%, Germany 4.1% (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>No4 in imports </li></ul><ul><li>Import partners : Japan 13.3%, South Korea 9.9%, Tawian 9.2%, US 7.2%, Germany 4.9% (2008) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Economy <ul><li>No1 in foreign direct investments </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal areas attract the foreign investors </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap labor force </li></ul><ul><li>Permissive regulations for the foreign companies </li></ul><ul><li>High level of consumer confidence </li></ul>
  10. 10. Socio-cultural <ul><li>increasing gap between </li></ul><ul><ul><li>rich and poor people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rural-urban areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coastal and non-coastal areas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>l ack of strong relationship between state-funded research and the private sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. poor commercialization and technology transfer of university research </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Socio-cultural <ul><li>l ack of critical scholarship and monitoring of research quality </li></ul><ul><li>l ack of multi-lingual abilities to compete in the globalized economy (35% - Beijing) </li></ul><ul><li>new generation of Chinese embracing anything Western (pop music, western clothing, going to Starbucks, etc.) ==>losing Chinese culture </li></ul>
  12. 12. Technological <ul><li>Telephones - main lines in use </li></ul><ul><li>365.6 million (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Telephones - mobile cellular </li></ul><ul><li>634 million (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Internet users </li></ul><ul><li>384 million (2009-December) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Technological
  14. 14. Technological <ul><li>Doubles its spending on R&D </li></ul><ul><li>2.5% of China's gross domestic product by 2010 , approaching </li></ul><ul><li>$100 billion annually. China wants to have more research scientists and engineers than any other country by 2015 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Technological
  16. 16. Ecological <ul><li>China has three major ecological issues </li></ul><ul><li>coexistence of water-shortage and waste </li></ul><ul><li>soil erosion </li></ul><ul><li>wind erosion and desertification </li></ul>
  17. 17. Ecological <ul><li>The Chinese Gobi desert threatens to take over China’s capital city of Beijing. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Ecological <ul><li>China is either first or second in emitting CO2. </li></ul><ul><li>16 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are Chinese. </li></ul><ul><li>10 of them are: </li></ul><ul><li>Linfen, Shanxi Province / Yangquan, Shanxi Province / Datong, Shanxi Province / Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region / Sanmenxia, Henan Province / Jinchang, Gansu Province / Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province / Xianyang, Shaanxi Province / Zhuzhou, Hunan Province / Luoyang, Henan Province </li></ul>
  19. 19. Politics <ul><li>A framework of a single-party socialist republic – Communism </li></ul><ul><li>The PRC is in a number of international territorial disputes (Taiwan, Japan, Russia, North Korea, Vietnam) </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of undercover workers for the government </li></ul><ul><li>Media control </li></ul><ul><li>Protectionism </li></ul>
  20. 20. Trends in China <ul><li>China has quickly become the leading nations of the world’s population </li></ul><ul><li>New youth has come out </li></ul><ul><li>China's youth are spending freely on digital products and the trend will continue to rise with the growing middle class </li></ul><ul><li>They are creating a multi-billion dollar market for digital products, media and services </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>China's globalization linkages have intensified, and China has begun to help to bear the responsibility for sustainable development both at home and abroad. </li></ul><ul><li>China has changed of low-priced products to exporters of high technology exporter </li></ul><ul><li>All the businessmen wants to invest on China </li></ul><ul><li>China’s political and economic system have helped China to cope with the global financial and economic crisis </li></ul><ul><li>The Growth of Small- to Medium-Sized Enterprises </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Expect more growth in China’s of second-tier cities </li></ul><ul><li>Rich people come even more richer </li></ul><ul><li>China Mobile's growth rate and size will further increase </li></ul><ul><li>3G has begun to take shape with substantial growth potential in China </li></ul>
  23. 23. Issues in China <ul><li>1. Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>2. Corruption </li></ul><ul><li>3. Black Market </li></ul><ul><li>4. Child Labour </li></ul>
  24. 24. Questions <ul><li>Do you think the politics and laws in China represent a threat or an opportunity for the foreign investors? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think Nokia should deal with the black market? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think China can eliminate the child labor? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Thank you for your attention!!

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