Dongtan, China <ul><li>Will be the world’s first eco city </li></ul><ul><li>Produce energy from wind, solar, bio-fuel and ...
Interesting facts about China <ul><li>Country with largest population in the world (19.84% or 1,330,044,605 ) </li></ul><u...
Economy <ul><li>GDP - 7.043 trillion </li></ul><ul><li>PPP – 5,300 </li></ul><ul><li>Household income 1.6% </li></ul><ul><...
Economy freedom <ul><li>China's economy is 52.8 percent free  </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 23rd out of 30 countries in the Asi...
Environment Equipment  Industry analysis <ul><li>Environmental issues in China </li></ul><ul><li>Air pollution  </li></ul>...
Environment Equipment  Industry analysis <ul><li>Environment Equipment – new, developing market  </li></ul><ul><li>High de...
Environment Equipment  Competition <ul><li>Market share </li></ul><ul><li>Main competitors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beiji...
Business Differences <ul><li>Formal introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Written documents are flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Take ...
Business Culture   <ul><li>Accepting of inequality of wealth and power </li></ul><ul><li>Less individualistic </li></ul><u...
Business Etiquette <ul><li>Direct praise is considered poor etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Close talkers </li></ul><ul><li>Po...
Language <ul><li>Official language is standard Mandarin </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai region speaks Shanghainese, a dialect o...
Useful Phrases
Taboo Gestures <ul><li>Pointing the index finger--use the open hand instead.  </li></ul><ul><li>Finger snapping  </li></ul...
Cuisine <ul><li>Shanghai region features China’s most modern cuisine </li></ul><ul><li>Servings quite small, as people eat...
Eating Etiquette  <ul><li>A clean plate indicates you are still hungry and it is the host’s responsibility to see you are ...
Clothing <ul><li>Chinese believe black clothing brings bad luck </li></ul><ul><li>Bright colored clothing is believed to b...
Culture <ul><li>Both the Chinese and Western cultures have merged and developed here since the mid-19th century AD.  </li>...
Religion’s of China   <ul><li>Atheism (China’s national religion) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Belief in no god </li></ul></ul><u...
View on Religion in China <ul><li>Government widely opposes any form of religion since they took power in 1949 </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Dongtan, China <ul><li>Will be the world’s first eco city </li></ul><ul><li>Produce energy from wind, solar, bio-fuel and recycled city waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicles will run on hydrogen fuel cells. </li></ul><ul><li>Third largest island in China </li></ul>
  2. 2. Interesting facts about China <ul><li>Country with largest population in the world (19.84% or 1,330,044,605 ) </li></ul><ul><li>World's fourth largest country (after Russia, Canada, and US) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Economy <ul><li>GDP - 7.043 trillion </li></ul><ul><li>PPP – 5,300 </li></ul><ul><li>Household income 1.6% </li></ul><ul><li>Inflation rate – 4.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Current account balance – 363.3 billion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Economy freedom <ul><li>China's economy is 52.8 percent free </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 23rd out of 30 countries in the Asia–Pacific region </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom from Government - 89.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Freedom - 70.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Fiscal Freedom - 66.4% </li></ul><ul><li>Monetary Freedom - 76.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Labor Freedom - 62.4% </li></ul>
  5. 5. Environment Equipment Industry analysis <ul><li>Environmental issues in China </li></ul><ul><li>Air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Water pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Environment Equipment Industry analysis <ul><li>Environment Equipment – new, developing market </li></ul><ul><li>High demand for Environment Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Unsaturated market </li></ul>
  7. 7. Environment Equipment Competition <ul><li>Market share </li></ul><ul><li>Main competitors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beijing Zhifeng Environment Protection Equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wuxi TIANKANG Environment Protection Equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>XIANGHE HANGYU Environment Protection Equipment </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Business Differences <ul><li>Formal introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Written documents are flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Take time to make decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of business cards and gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking is considered social lubricant </li></ul>
  9. 9. Business Culture <ul><li>Accepting of inequality of wealth and power </li></ul><ul><li>Less individualistic </li></ul><ul><li>Loyalty is strongly valued </li></ul><ul><li>Do not like saying no or losing face </li></ul>
  10. 10. Business Etiquette <ul><li>Direct praise is considered poor etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Close talkers </li></ul><ul><li>Polychromic </li></ul><ul><li>Do not liked to be touched </li></ul><ul><li>Take facial expressions into account </li></ul>
  11. 11. Language <ul><li>Official language is standard Mandarin </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai region speaks Shanghainese, a dialect of Mandarin </li></ul><ul><li>Older citizens who went to college are fluent in English </li></ul><ul><li>Young generation is more fluent since China’s revolution as they now start mandatory English classes in first grade. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Useful Phrases
  13. 13. Taboo Gestures <ul><li>Pointing the index finger--use the open hand instead. </li></ul><ul><li>Finger snapping </li></ul><ul><li>Showing the soles of shoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Whistling is considered rude. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cuisine <ul><li>Shanghai region features China’s most modern cuisine </li></ul><ul><li>Servings quite small, as people eat delicate portions </li></ul><ul><li>Fish, eel, crab, & chicken are served raw, cooked, or steamed with spirits. </li></ul><ul><li>Yotiao- deep friend dough wrapped in a thick pancake, drank with soy milk is a typical breakfast </li></ul>
  15. 15. Eating Etiquette <ul><li>A clean plate indicates you are still hungry and it is the host’s responsibility to see you are continually served. </li></ul><ul><li>Chopsticks should never be placed in rice standing up. This symbolizes death. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not pour your own drink. It shows lack of protocol. </li></ul><ul><li>Participating in dining and after-dinner entertainment is important. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Clothing <ul><li>Chinese believe black clothing brings bad luck </li></ul><ul><li>Bright colored clothing is believed to bring good fortune especially red </li></ul><ul><li>Recent revival of stylish party dresses </li></ul>
  17. 17. Culture <ul><li>Both the Chinese and Western cultures have merged and developed here since the mid-19th century AD. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Chinese landscape structures, such as the Mandarin Garden exemplify Chinese architectural art. </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai is the cradle of plays and movies. (operas and dramas) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Religion’s of China <ul><li>Atheism (China’s national religion) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Belief in no god </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Confucianism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>human morality and good deeds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taoism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>compassion, moderation, and humility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiencing the Real, path to Nirvana </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. View on Religion in China <ul><li>Government widely opposes any form of religion since they took power in 1949 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>thinks it is anti-socialist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Chinese government is cautious about all religious activity, especially if it happens to involve foreign people in any way </li></ul><ul><li>Any group larger then the Chinese Government is seen as a threat </li></ul>

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