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The next 1.7 billion consumers

You have a strategy for China, India, and Africa. But what’s next? What’s the next big consumer play?

The Muslim world has 1.7 billion consumers. That’s twice the number of consumers in Africa and it accounts for nearly 30 percent of the emerging world’s total. But this isn’t just a halal story. It’s a story about digital technologies, marketing strategies and, most importantly, GUMmies.

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The agility factor in Asia's competitive markets

The need for agility is a global issue. But it is especially critical in Asia's fast changing markets.

The importance of organizational agility in Asia has never been greater. Not only are markets changing fast. But private Asian companies have long embraced uncertainty and are often faster to act than their global competitors. How can foreign companies respond more rapidly to market change?

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The future for MNCs in China

Foreign CEOs talk of a China that is growing, but also growing in complexity.

How are CEOs at major multinationals thinking about the challenges of selling to smaller cities; grappling with local competitors and digital technologies; and dealing with worsening talent shortages? Silk Road Associates recently co-authored a report with KPMG interviewing senior executives on the subject.

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China's film industry and its Bollywood future

There are many ways of comparing China and India. Most focus on infrastructure or politics.

Whereas Hollywood accounts for sixty percent of China’s box office revenue, the figure is less than ten percent in India. How to explain the gap? Can Chinese movie goers really be such big fans of American blockbusters? And why do India film fans flock to local films?

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What next for MNCs in China?

Foreign CEOs talk of a China that is growing, but also growing in complexity

Silk Road Associates recently co-authored a report with KPMG examining the prospects for multinationals (MNCs) in China. The report includes interviews with 14 regional CEOs and other senior executives at some of the world's leading companies on China's commercial outlook.

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