China launched a toilet revolution across the country in 2015 with an aim to make such facilities cleaner and more regulated. In 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping said, “China should continue to upgrade the country's toilets as part of its "toilet revolution" aimed at developing domestic tourism and improving people's life quality”.
When an expatriate is moving to China, it is incredibly challenging, not just for the expatriate, but also for the whole family to adapt, transit, and assimilate to the unfamiliar environment and culture.
Professor David McHardy Reid from the Albers School of Business and Economics in Seattle University has published around 100 papers, three books and numerous articles in management journals, mainly on international strategy with respect to China and Japan.
Many small businesses in the US are exporting to China today. David Liu, a Chinese who has lived and worked in the US for 30 years, and was a technical consultant in the IT industry, is exporting wine to China.
China International Import Expo (CIIE 2018) is the biggest import trade show in China, and is estimated to attract over 150,000 corporate buyers to spend tens of billions of dollars and is a unique opportunity for worldwide businesses to market their products and services to public, private and state-owned enterprises in China.
Since China opened the door to the world in the 1980s, many foreign companies have made efforts to invest and establish subsidiaries in China, mainly for the relatively low-cost labors and materials or for the massive Chinese market.
Many people know China is a huge market and they cannot ignore it, but they also have concerns about working in a market they are not familiar with, and especially after having heard stories about intellectual property protection challenges in China.