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Henisz warns that there is a specific time in which countries emerge. It is not a change that occurs suddenly. The forces that we are talking about, and who make a different country, are not clearly defined, he said. There is no force in Russia or Brazil that is not also present in the United States. It is simply a question of the impact that these forces have and the way in which the institutions of the country managed the uncertainties.

Marshall Meyer, Wharton management Professor, says that many Chinese cities are apparently so sophisticated as any European or American city, but the rural areas of China remain terribly poor. The income of families is ten times higher in urban centres coastal, as Shanghai, compared with the provinces of the interior of the country, observes. Does china ceased to be emerging?, asks Meyer. If we think capital formation and investment in fixed assets, everything indicates Yes. If we look at the disposable income of families, the answer will be negative. Finally adds us, that emerging markets do not seem to be a bad choice, with China at the head. However it is not easy to go directly to these markets, since available information on Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong or New York is not especially clear. In these circumstances, the best choice for individual investors possibly go to managed funds.

Precisely in these days, it was announced that IBM and Lehman Brothers have created a joint fund to invest in financial and business transformation of Chinese enterprises. What clear with the press release that has circulated is me if it’s a fund open to private investors or an initiative These two companies closed. In parallel, IBM and Citigroup are made with 85% of the Bank Guangdong Development Bank (GDB), another step to approach this market financially. The operation could have certain obstacles since the Chinese regulation does not allow more than 25% of foreign companies participation, but this limitation should disappear by the end of year with the entry of China into the World Trade Organization (WTO * source: Universia-Knowledge@Wharton bulletin original author and source of the article.

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