China is no longer on the list of countries for best cost sourcing for many products and materials, particularly if you are only comparing quotations and specifications between suppliers and products. However, it could still be on the list of countries that provide the greatest value to your organization if you know how to navigate the "Chain of Influence" - the invisible, but pervasive network of relationships, preferences, and informal agreements between internal and external stakeholders that influence the outcome of many procurement processes.
The rise of internet giants such as Alibaba has made it easier to search for qualified suppliers in China and provides much greater transparency on supplier pricing. New digital and connectivity technologies may have changed the way we source in China, but it has not changed the way Chinese people make decisions.
Join us and our expert speaker, Mr. James Wong, as we explain the Human Side of Procurement in China and discuss the following topics:
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CanCham Shanghai is looking forward to welcoming you on the 13th of March for this interesting breakfast seminar. Register now!
REGAL International East Asia Hotel
Hengshan road 516, near Wuxing Road