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China 1997 - 2013
                                    A Practical Experience
                           David Almström, Partner Luma Executive
                                      FEK 16 April 2013




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1997                 2013




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1997                 2013




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1997                 2013




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David Almström
      •    Norrlänning w 15y in Beijing
             • www.linkedin.com/in/
                davidalmstrom
             • davidalmstrom.com
             • blog.almstroem.se
      •    M.Sc. Ind Ekonomi, LiTH 1992
      •    Journalist 92-94
      •    Ericsson 94-02
             • GM Datacom, China
             • VP Biz Strategies, China
      •    Trolltech, APAC 03-08
      •    Nokia, APAC 08-12
      •    Symbio Sweden 12
      •    Luma Executive 13-
      •    Intermediate 13-
      •    Board / Advisor:
             • IpXtend
             • Tiandi Mobile
             • Let’s Powwow
      •    Bar owner in Beijing
      •    Cutie Nails

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One Country?




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Explosive Growth
          1200

           1000

            800

            600

            400

             200

               0
                      1998   2000   2004   2008   2012




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Everything is Not what it Seems




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Changing Business Environment




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Made For China




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Case Study - China Market Entry




           • 3 years
           • from 1 to 12 employees
           • Final Investment decided after 2 years


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Luma Executive

           • Co-Founded by 2 Seasoned
             Executives with Global operational
             experience
           • Business Development Services
              • Focused on Asia and Eastern
                 Europe
              • Market Strategy / Entry services
              • Second opinions / Advisory
                 services
              • Interim Management /
                 Organizational Development
           • Have been working with small
             startups to large MNCs
           • www.lumaexecutive.com




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Further Reading
      •   Sinocism
            •   Great Daily newsletter with transcripts of headlines
            •   www.sinocism.co6m/
      •   South China Morning Post
            •   Best Asia/China focused newspaper (not the most critical though)
            •   www.scmp.com
      •   Danwei
            •   Focus on Intel based n Chinese Internet, Social Media. Blocked in China
            •   www.danwei.org
      •   Sinica Podcast
            •   great 60 min podcast on hot topics with guests / specialists by Jeremy Goldkorn and
                Kaiser Kuo
            •   http://popupchinese.com/lessons/sinica/
      •   China Law Blog
            •   Blog from an active lawyer based in Beijing. A bit ‘over-the-top’ writing you on the nose
                but highlights legal / business issues in a good manner
            •   http://www.chinalawblog.com/
      •   PSU Weekly China
            •   Weekly summary of security / crime related news in China by a Swedish-led security
                consultancy
            •   www.psuchina.com
      •   Twitters to follow:
            •   niubi, goldkorn, CeciliaNTDnews, eosnos, larsonchristina, Malcolmmoore, relevantorgans,
                ChinaGeeks, KaiserKuo. You can check my @davidalmstrom to find more names
      •   Note Bene: There are many ‘Sinoists’ claiming they know and understand China. When they do,
          run away. I am not one of them, but I am also not an expert on China.


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Thoughts?




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