"Why do emerging markets need to develop global brands? The point is that as it becomes more and more expensive for them to produce goods, they’re going to have to move forward from simply being the manufacturing capitals of the world. And related to this is the transformation that is taking place, where for almost 40 years, China has been a manufacturer for the world. In the next ten years, the world will manufacture for China. There is no doubt about it.Trecho retirado de "Emerging brands go global"
You are already seeing it with respect to luxury goods, the wine market, and for a lot of the commodity markets like food and oil. China and India are not going to simply be export machines, but also going the largest import machines in the world."
BTW, perguntei aqui se a indústria de lacticínios nacional estava a aproveitar a sede chinesa por leite. Depois, percebi que estavam proibidas de o fazer, sequelas das vacas loucas. Agora temos "31 empresas portuguesas de laticínios autorizadas a exportar para a China".