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Doing Business in China

An NI Chamber International Champion workshop helping distribute top tips and key learnings on 'Doing Business in China'.

Queen's Management School Professor of Practice, Julie McCandless and Professor of Management, Min Zhang discuss understanding the business environment in China with the audience at the NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry International Champions workshop.

The NI Chamber’s International Champions – A&L Goodbody, Grant Thornton and Queen’s University Belfast led on this workshop, sharing their expertise and knowledge in areas including cutting through the “red tape”, establishing a presence in China, identifying a distributor/agent and understanding the culture when approaching business.

This workshop was a practical event that showcased the following presentations:

  • Setting the scence on businesses entering the Chinese market
    presented by Mark Thompson, A&L Goodbody

  • Understanding the Chinese business environment
    presented by Julie McCandless and Professor Min Zhang, Queen's University Belfast

  • Establishing a presence in the Chinese business market and identifying potential distributors
    presented by Mark Thompson and Jonathan Hacking, A&L Goodbody

  • The insider's guide to operating in China
    presented by Patrick Gallen, Grant Thornton NI LLP

  • Understanding culture when approaching business
    presented by Professor David Rooney, Vice-Chancellors Envoy to China, Queen's University Beflast