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In China with Michelle Zou

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“In China with Michelle Zou” features interviews of thought leaders and executives combined with experts in a range of industries. We reveal their thoughts and personal stories about the various opportunities manifesting with China’s economic development and social changes. From our guest Chinese and foreigners who have lived in China, you will learn valuable information about today’s China and how it relates to you. China has risen to become the second largest economy in the world. China’s incredible opportunities are attracting people from all over the world, no matter if you are a business leader, a manufacturer, a trader, a professional, an artist, or a student. What does China look like today? What opportunities does this huge market has for you? How can you seize those opportunities? This show will help you find your own answers. You will discover opportunities that you can tap into in China and understand how you can ride with the tide to grow your career or business.

“In China with Michelle Zou” features interviews of thought leaders and executives combined with experts in a range of industries. We reveal their thoughts and personal stories about the various opportunities manifesting with China’s economic development and social changes. From our guest Chinese and foreigners who have lived in China, you will learn valuable information about today’s China and how it relates to you. China has risen to become the second largest economy in the world. China’s incredible opportunities are attracting people from all over the world, no matter if you are a business leader, a manufacturer, a trader, a professional, an artist, or a student. What does China look like today? What opportunities does this huge market has for you? How can you seize those opportunities? This show will help you find your own answers. You will discover opportunities that you can tap into in China and understand how you can ride with the tide to grow your career or business.

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United States

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Podcasts

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“In China with Michelle Zou” features interviews of thought leaders and executives combined with experts in a range of industries. We reveal their thoughts and personal stories about the various opportunities manifesting with China’s economic development and social changes. From our guest Chinese and foreigners who have lived in China, you will learn valuable information about today’s China and how it relates to you. China has risen to become the second largest economy in the world. China’s incredible opportunities are attracting people from all over the world, no matter if you are a business leader, a manufacturer, a trader, a professional, an artist, or a student. What does China look like today? What opportunities does this huge market has for you? How can you seize those opportunities? This show will help you find your own answers. You will discover opportunities that you can tap into in China and understand how you can ride with the tide to grow your career or business.

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English


Episodes

Opportunities and Risks in China’s Aviation Supply Chain Market

5/14/2020
By 2025, China will be the largest aviation market in the world.

Duration:00:31:08

Understanding The Potential Economic Impact of COVID19

4/30/2020
In our last episode, Dr. Badri Narayanan talked about the impact of the tariffs to the US and China Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry, and what companies can do to deal with this impact. In today’s episode, I invite Dr. Narayanan back to talk about his latest research in understanding the potential economic impact of COVID-19, and share with us his insights from this work. Dr. Narayanan is an Economist with McKinsey, and Co-Founder and Partner of Infinite Sum Modelling,...

Duration:01:03:54

The Cost of Tariffs on the US & China ICT Industry

4/16/2020
Our last episode was with Seattle Economist Spencer Cohen on the Impact of the Phase I trade agreement between the U.S and China, and the unexpected COVID-19 to this deal. In today’s episode, Dr. Badri Narayanan will help us deep dive into the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry and understand what kind of impact the tariffs are bringing to US and China, and what companies can do to deal with this impact. Dr. Narayanan is an Economist with McKinsey, and Co-Founder and...

Duration:00:54:35

Unpacking the U.S.-China Phase I Trade Deal & the COVID-19 Impact

3/26/2020
What is the Phase 1 trade agreement between the U.S and China? What does it mean for businesses in the US and China? And what is the impact of the unexpected COVID-19 to this deal as well as to the businesses? In this episode, Dr. Spencer Cohen will share his thoughts on these questions. He is a Senior Economist from Community Attributes Inc., a Seattle-based research and data analytics consulting firm. He has lived and studied in China for extended periods, and has in-depth knowledge of...

Duration:01:00:04

Increase in Chinese Students Studying in the U.S.

2/6/2020
The number of Chinese students studying in the US colleges and universities has increased 3.7 times in the past ten years, from 98,235 in the school year of 2008-2009 to 369,548 in the school year of 2018-2019, according to statista.com.

Duration:00:36:37

Mobile Payment is Ubiquitous in China, and What is Coming Next?

12/19/2019
Mobile payment is ubiquitous in China and it is enabled through a different way than in the western world.

Duration:00:40:25

Modern China Craves for Creative Architects

11/14/2019
If you are visiting China for the first time, you will be amazed by its modern cities with stunning high-rise buildings scoring to the sky. Today’s China has a strong appetize for innovation and creativity, and that also reflects on how the government wants its cities look like. Real estate development in China is booming for the past 4 decades, and developers are not shy from recruiting world-renowned architects to turn rural areas into brand new contemporary cities. Mr. Ming Zhang, an...

Duration:00:41:26

Chinese Real Estate Developers Investing in The US Market

10/17/2019
Chinese investors have been riding the US commercial real estate (CRE) wave, the total investment in the US rising up rapidly from the ground in 2011, peaked at $16.2B in 2016 then dropped over 55% in 2017 after China's government announced efforts to restrict outbound investments in foreign real estate, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

Duration:00:48:46

Education in Rural China

9/19/2019
We all know China has emerged to the second largest economy in the world during the past decades and Chinese are rich, however, some rural areas in China are still underdeveloped, and school children are studying in poor condition and hardship.

Duration:00:31:01

Understanding Cultural Difference to Make Negotiation Effective

8/14/2019
In our last episode, we talked about the trends of Chinese investment in the US commercial real estate market. In todays interview, I invited a US Top 1 percentage real estate agent Janice Cai to share with us some insights she has gained in the residential real estate side.

Duration:00:37:25

A Snapshot of Chinese Investment in US Commercial Real Estate

7/23/2019
Holly Yang, senior vice president of Kidder Mathews, the largest private commercial real estate company in the west coast of the U.S., shares her experience and knowledge about the industry, and tips on working with Chinese investors such as Create World Group in commercial real estate projects. To seize the opportunities with China, Holly founded the China Services Group at Kidder Mathews Seattle to provide bilingual brokerage solutions to US and Chinese developers, investors, and owners in...

Duration:00:40:17

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property in China?

7/18/2019
Intellectual Property Protection is one of the major hot negotiation points in the US and China Trade Talks. What is the IP protection situation today in China? What can foreign companies do to protect its IP?

Duration:00:33:43

What Type of Business Entity to Register in China?

6/13/2019
When foreign companies want to establish a business presence in China, they generally have the following options: 1. Representative Office , 2. Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise 3. Joint Venture , 4. Variable Interest Entity, etc. What are the differences of these entities? What are the pros and cons for them? And what is the right one for your company to register in China?

Tips for Attending Trade Shows in China

4/18/2019
In our last episode, I shared my interview by ChinaBiz Connect about trade shows in China.

Duration:00:32:27

Using Trade Shows to Market Products in China

4/11/2019
One of the first steps in doing business in China is establishing relationships with potential partners and customers. To do this, you will want to meet people face-to-face.

Duration:00:38:08

China and The Sustainable Fashion

3/28/2019
Fashion is a 2.4 trillion-dollar global business 2 percent of world’s GDP, and is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Sustainability is a complex and critical issue in today’s fashion industry.

Duration:00:45:58

Growing Global Influence: Chinese Customers and Fashion

2/28/2019
The global apparel market is always changing, attempting to adapt to customer trends and cultural differences.

Duration:00:43:52

Market Intelligence and Strategies for Tech Firms Going to China

2/14/2019
Going global is a survival strategy for many tech companies, and China is too big of the global market to ignore. If you are a tech company leader and are wondering if you should expand to the China market, what should you do first?

Duration:00:41:06

CES and China International Technology Fair

1/24/2019
The 2019 CES Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a big success with over 4,500 exhibiting companies attended the show during Jan 8-11.

Duration:00:35:30

Blockchain and China

12/27/2018
Blockchain technology is one of the new technologies that will build a new game-leading advantage, cited in China’s 13th Five-Year Plan 2016-2020.