Business Success factors – A comparison of both countries 

In the growth story of Asia, India and China are the most important markets for foreign investors. Otherwise, these two markets have little in common. They are completely different markets, each with own set of rules. Our experts explain the characteristics and differences of each country so you can prepare your market entry and optimize your business success in both markets.

The workshop will include the following topics:

  1. Insights & exchange of experience on market development
  2. Economic framework conditions in India & China
  3. Chalta hai and Guanxi
  4. Important factors for your success in India & China
  5. India & China: Success factor personnel

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Our Speakers:

Thomas Breitinger
Thomas BreitingerSenior Manager Business Development | Maier+Vidorno
thomas has supported M+V’s European clients since 2006. His expertise is advising on Market Entry, Trade and Manufacturing investment projects of European Companies in India. He has completed many successful projects for our M+V customers in India, and also shares his understanding of India has as an expert presenter and panelists at events across Europe. Thomas is also responsible for M+V’s cooperation network in Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey.
Derek Begue
Derek BegueVice President Business Development | PRA Global
Derek heads all of PRA’s global sales and marketing efforts. He is directly responsible for overseeing PRA’s global revenue generation and new client acquisition activities. With educational and real-life experience from his time living and travelling in Taiwan and China, his unique set of skills and background in East Asia has played a critical role in supporting many PRA clients since 2013. Derek graduated from Grand Valley State University and holds degrees in International Business / Finance, and Chinese Studies.
Dr. Manuel Vermeer
Dr. Manuel VermeerFounder | Dr. Vermeer-Consult
Dr. Vermeer studied modern and classical sinology in Heidelberg and Shanghai (1979-1985), received his doctorate in Chinese economic policy and previously worked as an official translator and interpreter for the German government. He advises companies strategically in China and India. Dr. Vermeer is also the author
of the Langenscheidt language guide Chinese, a management book on dealing with Chinese business partners and co-author of a practical handbook on India.