Sub-subject: International Trade and Business in Shanghai - Pudong (China). Syllabus:
- City of Shanghai: the financial, economic, trade, and shipping centre of China.
- The Economy of Shanghai.
- Service and industrial sector.
- District of Pudong.
- Foreign Trade of Shanghai
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Shanghai.
- Application procedures.
- Case Study:
- Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.
- Siemens in Shanghai.
- Wal-Mart in China.
Sample of the sub-subject (Doing Business in Shanghai):
Sub-Subject Description (Doing Business in Shanghai):
- Since 1992, Shanghai (China) has sustained a significant gross domestic product growth rate for fourteen years.
- The population of Shanghai: 1% of the Chinese population.
- Area: 0.06% of the Chinese land.
- Top economic sectors of Shanghai: electronic
and information technology products, auto making, petrochemical, steel products, equipment, and biomedicine
- The growth in Shanghai's service industries (wholesale and retail, finance, insurance, transport, logistics, property (real estate), information, and software). 35% of the total production in Shanghai.
- Shanghai contributes 1/8 of financial revenue of the People's Republic of China.
- Exports of Shanghai: 64.2 billion dollars (up 19.1%).
- The main export markets of Shanghai: Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and Africa.
- Shanghai is the biggest port on the Chinese mainland and one of the greatest in the World. The volume of cargo of international trade handled at Shanghai's ports accounts: 10% of the total of China
- Commodities through Shanghai Customs:
25% of the total of the People's Republic of China.
- In the last decade, the
foreign direct investment in Shanghai has augmented by 36%.
- Shanghai: 276 international fair and exhibits (Asia Expo of International Brand Sports Products, Sports Fashion, or Modern Education)
- Shanghai is the most appropriate Chinese city for foreigners to live in (The Economist)