Dear Members and Friends of SKV,

It is our great pleasures to share the third quarter outlook regarding SME exporting to China based on a survey carried out by S-GE. Two complete company merge/adoption cases as well as one planned company acquisition are presented on different focuses. Last but not least, you would get the chance to know the China’s growth story from the frontline.

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Enjoy your reading,

Swiss SME China


 

Wrap-Up

SME EXPORT OUTLOOK Q3 2016: SMEs STRIKING OUT FOR CHINA

According to a survey carried out by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) among around 200 small and medium-sized exporting companies, Swiss SMEs see major potential in the Chinese market. Exports to China are accordingly set to gain importance in the next five years. Companies from the MEM industry are particularly active. Source: Switzerland Global Enterprise READ FULL ARTICLE

BANKS MISS OUT AS CHINESE FIRMS DO DIY DEAL ADVICE

Paying for advice is still a relatively new concept for Chinese firms, so they tend not to be big fee payers. While large conglomerates in developed markets have hired investment bankers to beef up in-house operations, they do still also use external advisers. The trend in China is to go in-house exclusively – as executives reckon the cost of external advice outweighs the benefit. Source: Reuters READ FULL ARTICLE

CHINESEN SIND BEI KUKA AM ZIEL

Die Regierung in Berlin gab grünes Licht für die Übernahme des Roboterbauers durch den Hausgerätehersteller Midea. Augsburg. Für den chinesischen Hausgerätehersteller Midea ist der Weg zur Übernahme des Roboterhersteller Kuka endgültig frei. Die Regierung in Berlin fand keine Anhaltspunkte, „dass durch die Übernahme die öffentliche Ordnung oder Sicherheit der Bundesrepublik Deutschland gefährdet wird“. Source: Die Presse READ FULL ARTICLE

ÜBERNAHME VON SYNGENTA DURCH CHEMCHINA WEITER UNTER DER US-LUPE

Nachdem die Europäische Union angekündigt hat, die historische Fusion der beiden Saatgut- und Chemie-Riesen Dow Chemical und DuPont zu untersuchen, wird in den USA auch die geplante Übernahme des Basler Agrochemikonzerns Syngenta durch ChemChina wieder zum Thema. Source: AARGAUER ZEITUNG READ FULL ARTICLE

PRIVATE INVESTMENT PROVIDING TO BE CHINESE ECONOMY’S ACHILLES‘ HEEL

China’s headline economic growth numbers are becoming steadier, but maintaining the dynamism of the world’s second-biggest economy is becoming more complicated. The South China Morning Post is sending its journalists to talk to those on the frontline of China’s growth story – menswear designers, cement factory owners, developers, jewelers and venture capitalists – to see behind the numbers. In the first story of the series, Maggie Zhang discovers the reasons behind weak private investment… Source: South China Morning Post READ FULL ARTICLE