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Adventures in the Chinese Economy: 16 Years from the Inside

Authors: Agten, Sven

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  • Provides a fresh look at the business conditions that Western firms face in China
  • Offers an accessible and entertaining glimpse at Chinese social-economical megatrends
  • Is a must-read for entrepreneurs, executives, and economists seeking to understand the Chinese market and it global disruptive impact
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About this book

This book provides an insightful overview of the social-economical trends in modern China, their global influence, and the disrupting consequences for businesses and countries all over the world. It is a fresh look at the business conditions that Western firms face in China, poised to become the world's largest and most dynamic economy. Using a vast array facts and data, combined with personal stories and experiences, Mr. Agten provides an accessible and entertaining glimpse at Chinese megatrends, such as the development of the middle class, innovation and upskilling, digitalization of Chinese society, rising labor costs and more. This book is a must-read for entrepreneurs, executives and economists seeking to understand the Chinese market.

About the authors

Sven Agten (Belgium, 1979) has been living and working in China since 2004. From a start as an English teacher, Sven is now President Asia Pacific for a German multinational. He is also the living proof of the Chinese Dream. During his 16 years in China, he held various management positions for different companies and lived in smaller and large cities. As such Sven has vast on the ground experience, and understands from own experiences what challenges and opportunities companies face in China. Sven has grown several businesses in China, set up a JV manufacturing plant, and advises on all business aspects in China. He is also a mentor at Chinaaccelerator, one of China´s biggest incubators for startups which want to grow in China.

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“This is a colourful portrayed book of a country in full transition. A country with many strengths and growing pains, but with a global influence that cannot be underestimated. The author masterly describes what is happening in China om a social and economical level, drawing from facts and his own personal experiences. A must read for anyone who wants to understand China and the future of the world.” (Xu Jun, co-founder and Former CEO of 360 DigiTech (Nasdaq: QFIN))

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook 74,89 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-1167-4
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-1166-7
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Adventures in the Chinese Economy: 16 Years from the Inside
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-1167-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-1167-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-1166-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 269
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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