China Paradigm transcript #102: The way forward to increase B2B sales in China

increase B2B sales in China

Find here the China Paradigm 102. In this interview, Yoann Delwarde co-founder at infinity growth where he helps CEOs and companies to increase B2B sales in China with integrity. Full transcript below: Welcome to China Paradigm, a show powered by Daxue Consulting where we interview season entrepreneurs and experienced managers in China about their business […]

Future applications of 3D Printing in China

3D printing in China

Needless to say, 3D printing in China is becoming an important industry. With the legacy of industrial manufacturing and an ambition for Made in China 2025, China is eager to claim international market in 3D printing. Domestically, the market size is rising at an annual rate around 40%, with commercial applications in home appliances, construction, […]

Business turnaround in China: What is the future for Luckin Coffee?

On April 2, 2020, Luckin Coffee (Ruixin Kaffei瑞幸咖啡) confirmed that its sales numbers were inflated by a total of CNY 2.2 billion (USD 310 million) in 2019. This number represents approximately 45% of its projected final sales. Suspicions of fraud had already been hanging around for several months after the investment firm Muddy Waters released […]

Outlook of the seafood market in China after COVID-19

Import seafood to China

Import and consumption of seafood are decreasing The total import of seafood in the first quarter of 2020 was 22.8 billion yuan. Import in the first quarter of 2020 fell by 27% from the fourth quarter of 2019. It is the lowest value of import volume since 2018.      [Data source: Statista, ‘China’s import of […]

Paper market in China: Imports and exports in balance

In 2018, 104 million tons of paper was both produced and consumed in China. However, the profitability of the Chinese paper industry is stabling out after an upward trend. The gross profit margin exceeds 13% and operating margin increased from 5.2% in 2013 to 6.5% in 2017. In 2008, the gross profit margin decreased from […]

5 Things everyone gets wrong when starting a business in China

starting a business in China

Starting a business in China is a brave and bold move. It requires sacrificing an average of 70 hours a week for several years. This, in essence, is what most startups fail to recognize. Success doesn’t come overnight. So, if you are looking to open a new chapter in life and start a business, here […]

Chinese duty-free consumption: China as the World’s Largest Outbound Travel Market

Chinese duty-free consumption

Rising outbound tourism drives Chinese duty-free consumption China is the world’s largest outbound travel market in both the number of tourists and spending. Drivers of China’s rising outbound travel market include rising incomes, relaxed travel visas, increased global awareness, easier access to travel information online, and more international airlines. Outbound travel is, of course, the […]

China’s soap market is dominated by foreign brands

China's soap market

Overview of China’s soap market: which opportunities for foreign brands? In China, where the population has reached 1.4 billion in 2020, 23.68 units of soap are consumed annually per person. The market is subject to a consumption upgrade as the disposable incomes of Chinese rise and consumers look for quality. Other trends include the increasing […]

The adult toys market in China: untapped economic potential

adult toys market in China

Over the past 20 years, China has become more and more open. Sex is still a sensitive subject but consumer attitudes and the policies of the Chinese government are more flexible. The adult toys market in China is unfolding and is largely untapped.  E-commerce, brand image, strong consumer demand: the sex toys market in China is […]