Articles by: Stefan Kracht

Stefan Kracht

Stefan Kracht
Stefan, a member of CDI Global, is based in Hong Kong and Shanghai, China. Stefan is also a committee member of the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) China Chapter.

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Signs of China's Recovery MixedJul 2009

Recent indicators show that the Chinese economy may be on its way to recovery though signs remain mixed. Given the size and diversification of domestic markets, we believe that Foreign-Invested Enterprises (FIEs) should pursue opportunities arisin... Read more >

The Future of China's Auto IndustryJul 2009

A Bullish Automotive Market It was a tough first and second quarter for the global automotive industry in 2009. Sales in the U.S. and Japan continued to tumble and Germany, Europe's main market, mostly thrived on small car sales. Meanwhile Ch... Read more >

German Companies in China Confident about Chinese Economy Going into 2010Oct 2009

Although China has had its share of the worldwide financial crisis, German companies in China are generally positive about business in the country and confident the Chinese economy will pick up in the first half of 2010. These are two of the resul... Read more >

Which Road to Take? The Future of China's Automobile IndustryAug 2011

China's automobile market grew by 32% in 2010 with sales of over 18 million vehicles. This new all-time high makes China the world's biggest market for automobiles, followed by the US and Japan. Passenger vehicles constituted the largest share of the... Read more >

Streamlining Your Set-Up in ChinaJun 2012

More than ever, companies doing business in China now need to restructure their China business to streamline their organization and make use of cost-saving opportunities. In this article reprinted from China Focus we explain the issues involved... Read more >