Despite rather bad news about regulations and an alarming debt, SEB's Corporate customers are still optimistic about Chinas market potential. According to the latest China Financial Index results, Nordic and German corporations with subsidiaries in China are indicating higher expected sales, profit and hiring for the coming six months, whereas new investment plans remain flat.
On the other hand, corporations are facing additional challenges. The survey results indicate that competition is one of the increasing concerns amongst companies, since the Chinese economy is gradually developing towards a more service-oriented economy.
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