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We apply this simple formula in our everyday work, striving to turn data into meaningful information
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With IDEA®, in this section, we combine graphics and raw statistics to give You a new perspective
on important trends in Chinese economy


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Shared value
Creation of shared value is at the forefront of enterprises from old economy that react innovatively to changing business realities
Strong evidence comes from industry leaders such as Nestle, General Electric, Johnson&Johnson,
and Wal-Mart among others, that true value to any company comes from both economic profit and responsible business practices. Most importantly, shared value proves that these two goals are not mutually exclusive.

You can learn more from the following infographics.


Urban middle class
Urbanization and emergence of middle class are two major trends in Chinese economy
Actually that's not entirely true - urbanization and middle class in China are crucial developments for the GLOBAL economy. These two trends are not relevant only locally anymore.

Catch a glimpse of undergoing changes on the interactive infographics below.

e-commerce
Online retail market in China is booming and many are trying to tap into its potential
Chinese society has embraced Internet with all its convenience of shopping that it brings. Potential for fast-movers is huge and implications for off-line retailers severe.

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five-year plan (FYP)
Current 12th FYP under way is stressing investments in R&D and high-end manufacturing, along with boosting service sector and environment protection
Economic planning in modern China is still based on soviet-style central plans, despite being called a guideline and not a plan anymore. But regardless of how we call the FYP, it is a beacon for all governments at all levels and state-owned enterprises. As a result it matters to everyone doing business in China.

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financial system
Chinese financial system is in need of reforms, especially if RMB is to strengthen its position as international currency
Other causes for reform include increasing local government public debt and symptoms of bad debts, as well as central government's ambition for Shanghai to become World Financial Centre by 2020.

Meanwhile, China's foreign exchange reserves are reaching new highs - 4 trillion USD mark has been broken in May 2014. Current account surplus is one obvious reason for it, however central bank's recent manipulation of RMB exchange rate is suspected to play a role as well.

See below how big China's foreign exchange reserves are.

real estate
Urbanization and rise of middle class are driving China's real estate market, however there are other contributing factors as well
Local goverments push fixed assets investments to boost their gross regional product (GRP) growth, while sometimes ignoring economic premises. China's real estate market is prone to asset bubbles and remains high ROI sector for investors.

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