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China may be an economic superpower, and any firm will tell you how important the country is to its global strategy. But the painful truth is that few of them make much money in the PRC, and some has already started mulling over potential exits or downsizing exercises.
But not everything is gloomy in China. The newly-launched free trade zone in Shanghai, poised to be a pilot scheme in the country’s further economic reforms, will bring a new horizon of opportunities to international advisers. Perhaps Vinson & Elkins, which is closing in Shanghai, will now have second thoughts?
Lastly, today marks the beginning of a week-long National Day holiday in China and Hong Kong. A good time to sit back, relax and maybe catch up on some reading.