10 Chinese Companies Going Global in 2015
2015 is here, and more Chinese executives and entrepreneurs than ever before are planning to take their businesses global. I spent the majority of 2014 on the road speaking with many of these executives in China, Europe and the United States for my new book. While most are still developing their overseas expansion strategies, there is tremendous interest in entering advanced economies such as the US and EU, for both business and personal reasons.
As I have previously written in this column, “going global’ is not just a Chinese government directed policy, but even more so a practical business decision by Chinese businesspeople facing intense competition and increasing costs in China as overall domestic economic growth slows. While it is clear that a growing number of Chinese companies will attempt to take the international stage in 2015, the big question investors and executives want to know is—‘which Chinese firms should we be watching?’