Blog: China management briefing
Dave Leggett | 17 October 2005
Our latest published members’ management briefing is a review of China’s automotive industry, written by Mark Bursa. It seems that the market is now picking up after a few years in the doldrums, boosted by some pretty dramatic price reductions on some models.
There’s also an interesting update from Mark on the regulatory framework affecting China’s vehicle market and industry. At least there are some signs of hope on the copying front – but progress is on counterfeiting (with highly publicised raids targeted at fake DVDs, software, car parts and so on) or copyright infringement (‘Hongda’ motorcycles was deemed to have crossed the line by the Chinese courts) rather than the more insidious nicking of ideas and designs that are then passed off as your own, ie stealing intellectual property.
Click the below link to go to the page from where you can download the full briefing.
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