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  • Issue Of Economic Reform In China
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    Chinese Economic Reform under Communist Rule Two years after the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, it became apparent to many of China's leaders that economic reform was necessary. During his tenure as China's premier, Mao had encouraged social movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution which had had as their bases ideologies such as serving the people and maintaining the class struggle. By 1978 'Chinese leaders we researching for a solution to serious economic problems prod...
  • Tradition In China
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    Throughout China's encased history it has developed much differently than western parts of the world. Chinese culture varies greatly compared to ours. These great differences between eastern culture and western culture make China a very interesting place. Some of the vast differences include literature, social structure, and government. The greatest difference is Chinese philosophy and way of thinking. China has developed a strict system of tradition that has given China great advantages and dis...
  • China's International Accounts And Foreign Currency Arrangements
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    China Staves Off Devaluation Introduction China has come to the forefront of the international finance scene following the East Asian financial crisis for two reasons. First, the post reform Chinese economy closely resembles the other East Asian countries. China experienced significant levels of growth led by exports, with a rapid expansion in labor-intensive exports in its early stage of development. Rapid growth was accompanied by a rapid increase in domestic savings and massive inflows of for...
  • Foreign Christians In China
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    "China never wanted foreigners any more than foreigners wanted China men, and on this question I am with the Boxers every time. The Boxer is a patriot. He loves his country better than he does the countries of other people. I wish him success. The Boxer believes in driving us out of his country. I am a Boxer too, for I believe in driving him out of our country" - Mark Twain, Berkeley Lyceum, New York, Nov 23, 1900. The Boxer Rebellion soul purpose was to liberate China from foreign influence. Fo...
  • Foreigners From China
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    Around 1900, after many years of succumbing to the superior military of the West, the Chinese stood up for their country. China was a weak, backwards, country, exploited by the West. They felt that they could counter the foreign domination, but reforms were useless because they needed the West to help with the reforms. But something sparked their confidence, and they believed themselves to be able to conquer any foreign power. This spark was the Society of Harmonious Fists, commonly known as 'Bo...
  • Boxers And Imperial Soldiers Along The Way
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    Throughout the nineteenth century China's emperors watched as foreign powers began to encroach closer and closer upon their land. Time after time, China was forced to make embarrassing concessions. Foreign militaries more modernly armed would constantly defeat the imperial armies. As the dawn of a new century was about to begin, Empress Tsu Hsi of the Ch " ing Dynasty searched for a way of ridding her empire of the foreign invaders. Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Japan, and Russia all cl...
  • Crime In Qing China
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    In 1644, the Manchus took over China and founded the Qing dynasty. The Qing weren't the worst rulers; under them the arts flowered and culture bloomed. Moreover, they attempted to copy Chinese institutions and philosophy to a much greater extent than then the Mongols of the Yuan. However, in their attempt to to emulate the Chinese, they were even more conservative and inflexible than the Ming. Their approach to foreign policy, which was to make everyone treat the Emperor like the Son of Heaven a...
  • Trade Between China And The West
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    The Rise of the Manchus Although the Manchus were not Han Chinese and were strongly resisted, especially in the south, they had assimilated a great deal of Chinese culture before conquering China Proper. Realizing that to dominate the empire they would have to do things the Chinese way, the Manchus retained many institutions of Ming and earlier Chinese derivation. They continued the Confucian court practices and temple rituals, over which the emperors had traditionally presided. The Manchus cont...
  • China's Economic Growth
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    China's Economic Growth Due to Recent Foreign Policies Recent Chinese economic policies have shot the country into the world economy at full speed. As testimony of this, China's gross domestic product has risen to seventh in the world, and its economy is growing at over nine percent per year (econ-gen 1). Starting in 1979, the Chinese have implemented numerous economic and political tactics to open the Chinese marketplace to the rest of the world. Just a few areas China's government is addressin...
  • 49 Foreign Investment
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    December 11, 2001 was a long awaited day for both local businesses, as well as for foreign investors. It was the day that the Chinese State Council promulgated the Regulations for the Administration of Foreign Invested Telecommunications Enterprises (FITE) which were scheduled to come into effect on the 1st of January 2002. Since it's accession to the WTO, foreign telecommunications have eyed what is arguably the largest telecommunication's industry in the world, and growing at a rate of over 20...
  • Number Of Foreign Business People In China
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    The fast economic development of China has attracted the attention of the international business community, creating a surge in foreign direct investments and international trade. Negotiating new business and trade agreements as well as establishing business subsidiaries and joint ventures, the number of foreign business people in China is increasing rapidly. The areas of managerial interface between foreign business representatives and Chinese nationals are expanding fast and an emerging academ...
  • Boxer Rebellion
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    When Japan defeated China in 1895, European powers answered with an order they called, ' carving up the Chinese melon. ' ; Following the division of Africa among European powers, they turned their sights to what they saw as an extremely weak Chinese government. European powers and America began to scramble for what was called 'spheres of interest. ' ; These spheres of interest involved holding leases for all railway and public advantages in different regions of China. Russia got Port Arthur, Bri...
  • China's International Stature
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    PRACTICAL INSIGHT What kind of market can attract a multinational company What can a multinational company bring to a new market, to a new country How can a multinational company improve the lives of the citizens of the new market and profit in the interim What kind of market can foster such a lucrative proposition What kind of an impact can a multinational enterprise generate In fact, China is the perfect example. Multinational organizations have long been studying China as a potential undevelo...
  • Responsible For The Modernization Of China
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    Was Confucianism Responsible for China's Failure to Modernize How significant was China's more than 1000-year tradition of a stable, hierarchical, Confucian society in keeping China from seeing the need to modernize "If you can rule your own country, who dares to insult you", was a statement that Confucious had once said. Confucious was a very influential man and many people in China abide to his statements with feelings of great credence. China's modernization suffered severely because the peop...
  • Most Important Industries In China
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    On November 10, 2001 the world ultimately granted China membership into coveted trade organization, the WTO. Not since Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms of 1978 has China made such a giant leap toward the creation of a market economy. The World Trade Organization (WTO) finally opened its door on Saturday to China, the world's most populous? C and one of the most robust? C economy, sending a positive signal to the world economy loitering on the brink of a full-blown recession? (Xinhua, Financial T...
  • Alcoholic Drinks Production Market In China
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    Introduction Diageo PLC (NYSE: DEO), formed by the 1997 merger between alcoholic beverage giant Guinness with food and spirits company Grand Metropolitan, is the world's largest producer of alcoholic drinks. Its beers and distilled spirits include Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, Cuervo, Tanqueray, and Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards wines. Diageo helps stock bars and shelves in over 200 countries around the globe. After earning enormous profits from its...
  • China's Open Door Policy
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    During a lot of the nineteenth century China was constantly fighting with foreign countries over their land. Because of the advancements in technology the foreign army's weapons would take out entire imperial Chinese armies. The emperor of the Ch " ing Dynasty desperately wanted a way to get rid of the foreign powers from their land for good. The foreign powers were Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan and Russia and they all claimed to have trading rights and even own some of t...
  • Relations Between China And The Outer Zone
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    Confucianism had been predominant in most parts of Chinese history and was an important factor affecting Chinese view of its place in the world order. This is due to the fact that Chinese foreign policy was essentially an external expression of the principles of social and political order guiding Chinese state and society internally at that time. (p 2) Thus, Chinese foreign relations was accordingly hierarchical and non egalitarian, just like the Chinese society which was guided by Confucian pri...
  • China Investment Bank
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    China Financial System The China financial system is highly regulated and relatively underdeveloped, but has recently begun to expand rapidly as monetary policy becomes integral to its overall economic policy. As a result, banks are becoming more important to the economy by providing increasingly more finance to enterprises for investment, seeking deposits from the public to mop up excess liquidity, and lending money to the government. As would be expected, the China banking system is also highl...
  • Effectiveness Of Soft Power Of A Country
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    Power, as one of the most regular and widely used words in today's society, has raised various debates and controversy in its application on international affairs. A decade or so earlier, Joseph S. Nye coined the term soft power! +/- (Nye 1990) which was developed as international power compared to military and economic power by him during the flowing years. From Nye's point of view, soft power is the ability to get desired outcomes because others want what you want. It is the ability to achieve...

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