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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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The world's processed food bowl

The maturing of Asia's processed food industry is one of the region's most overlooked developments.

Asia is known for its electronics exports, but foreign brand owners and modern trade retailers are also increasingly buying from the region's contract food manufacturers. Asia's own growing appetite for premium food products is meanwhile fuelling the rise of local  champions.

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Tapping Muslim markets

Most MNCs have a China or India strategy. But few have a strategy to tap the Muslim world

Many companies overlook the opportunities of the Muslim world's 1.6 billion consumers. That's a pity given that scale of the opportunity. Selling to Muslim consumers is also about more than halal-compliant products. Even simple tweaks to marketing campaigns can achieve results.

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