China Business Summit: A billion reasons to look to the East

China, once a slumbering giant, has woken and embraced a market economy to take its natural place among the world's greatest economic powerhouses.

6th July, 2014
The second annual China Business Summit took place in June at Chartered Accountants House in Dublin.

China, once a slumbering giant, has woken and embraced a market economy to take its natural place among the world's greatest economic powerhouses.

In terms of raw numbers, China has a number of inbuilt advantages. It is the world's second largest economy, behind only the US, and has experienced double digit (or near double digit) growth every year since 1980, with the exception of 1989 and 1990.

It is the world's second largest creditor country (and the country...

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