The ongoing trade dispute between the US and China has severely affected the global business landscape. There were calls to end the trade war for the worst effects fell on the consumers. And, not just select consumers but consumers from all over the world. It has been said over and over that the trade war is a lose-lose scenario for both countries and not only that, they are dragging other countries especially in Asia, into an economic limbo. But quite surprisingly, there were also Asian countries that benefit from the US-China Trade War. One that needs highlighting is Vietnam.
Learning about manufacturing. The world may be going global but we’re still challenged by old fashioned borders—that’s how international entrepreneurs behind the 2016 Cross Border Summit described the mission of the event. The 2016 event welcomed international business leaders from multiple countries, with an emphasis on cross border commerce in China.
GFA232 + GFAE Bonus Announcement. Welcome to this week’s show, loyal listeners! Today we brought Bryant Zhang, co-founder of Ennoplus factory. They are a manufacturer and designer of solar powered outdoor LED lights. I am inside the factory to do this show, and discuss some insights of how they started and grew so fast. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode232.
GFA218. This week we have Happy Lin! She is a second generation business owner of a factory here in Shenzhen. This show has an interesting discussion about how foreigners copied her! She shares in this podcast how she was copied by buyers and how she innovated. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode218.