TITLE

Outsourcing to China

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Jacqueline
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Medical Device Technology;Dec2004, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the evolving nature of outsourcing to China. Medical device suppliers first entered the Chinese market through direct export and distributorship. Over years, as the market expanded and access improved, more and more companies began to set up representative offices and a sales network in the coastal cities of China. When outsourcing in China, foreign suppliers should first consider the availability and quality of local partners. Other factors that need to be considered include market demand, size and growth rate of the market and technical capabilities of local competitors.
ACCESSION #
15598737

 

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