Production Linked Incentives (PLI) of India – Reviewing the Impact

Production Linked Incentives (PLI) of India – Reviewing the ImpactThe Indian government’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme is a performance-based incentive scheme. It rewards companies for increasing domestic sales of their manufactured goods. The overall aim of the scheme is to strengthen the manu-facturing sector and reduce dependence on imports. Its objectives include promoting the „Make in India“ initiative, attracting foreign manufacturers to set up production in India, and motivating domestic manufacturers to expand production and exports.Launched in March 2020, the PLI scheme initially targeted sectors heavily dependent on imports, such as mobile manufacturing, electrical components, critical pharmaceutical materials and …

EAC-Partner Uwe Haizmann im Podcast „The Future of Supply Chain“

EAC-Partner Uwe Haizmann im Podcast „The Future of Supply Chain“In dieser Podcast-Episode spricht unser Partner Uwe Haizmann mit der Moderatorin Sin To über die Herausforderungen der Lieferkette und mögliche Lösungen im Hinblick auf die bevorstehende „Golden Week“ in China.Außerdem werfen sie einen genaueren Blick auf China und seine Strategie zum Aufbau einer widerstandsfähigeren Lieferkette sowie auf die Nachhaltigkeit. Uwe Haizmann geht davon aus, dass die Zukunft der Lieferkette regionaler aussehen wird. Er ist der Meinung, dass wir in einen Bereich der De-Globalisierung eingetreten sind, der auf Dauer Bestand haben wird. Es wird daher mehrere Cluster rund um den Globus geben, …

EAC Partner Uwe Haizmann on the Podcast „The Future of Supply Chain“

EAC Partner Uwe Haizmann on the Podcast „The Future of Supply Chain“ In this podcast episode our partner, Uwe Haizmann, talks about supply chain challenges and possible solutions regarding the upcoming China’s Golden Week with the host Sin To.They also take a closer look on China and its strategy to build a more resilient supply chain as well as sustainability. Uwe Haizmann assumes that the future of supply chain will look more regional. He thinks, that we entered an area of de-globalization which is here to stay and that there will be more clusters around the globe. So there are …

„De-Risking China“ vom Chinaforum Bayern e.V.

De-Risking China – Risiken im Chinageschäft erkennen und reduzierenIm Juli veröffentlichte die deutsche Bundesregierung erstmals eine umfassende China-Strategie. Darin betont diese zwar, dass die Zusammenarbeit mit China wichtig sei und bleibe. Gleichzeitig fordert sie jedoch die deutsche Wirtschaft dazu auf, ihre Abhängigkeiten von der Volksrepublik zu reduzieren und das volkswirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Interesse in den Mittelpunkt ihres Handelns zu stellen. Was bedeutet das für deutsche Unternehmen?Am 14. September fand die vom Chinaforum Bayern e.V. organisierte Veranstaltung „De-Risking China – Risiken im Chinageschäft erkennen und reduzieren“ statt. Uwe Haizmann, Partner von EAC – International Consulting, beleuchtete in den schönen Räumen des …

„De-Risking China“ by the Chinaforum Bayern e.V.

De-Risking China – Identifying and Reducing Risks in Business with ChinaIn July, the German government published its first comprehensive China strategy. In this paper, the government emphasizes that cooperation with China is and will remain important. At the same time, however, it calls on the German economy to reduce its dependence on the People’s Republic and to place the national economic and social interest at the center of its actions. What does this mean for German companies?On 14 September, the event „De-Risking China – Identifying and Reducing Risks in Business with China“ organised by Chinaforum Bayern e.V. took place.   Uwe Haizmann, …

Cost Benchmarking Against Competition – Success Factors and Pitfalls

Cost Benchmarking Against Competition – Success Factors And PitfallsCompanies from the developed world that have traditionally enjoyed a monopoly in their home markets at certain price points are finding it difficult to compete when they start to expand their existing portfolio into other markets, particularly in the developing world.A foreign market and dwindling sales – the need for cost benchmarking The problem seems to be even more pronounced for family-owned companies, which have built a legacy on the claim that their technology and processes are better than anyone else’s, and this ideology is ingrained in the mindset of every employee. …

India’s Demographics: A Driving Force for Economic Growth and Global Influence

India’s Demographics: Driving Economic Growth and Global InfluenceIndia’s rapidly growing population has long been recognised as a major asset for its economy. With the latest United Nations estimates confirming India’s status as the world’s most populous country, surpassing China, the country’s demographic advantage becomes even more apparent. India’s Population Growth and Future Projections India’s population has reached a staggering 1.4 billion by Q2 2023, securing its position as the most populous country. By comparison, the EU’s population of around 450 million is only a third of India’s. Even Germany, the EU’s most populous country with 84.3 million people, would rank …

EAC as Speaker at the „International Technology Import and Export Fair (CSITF)“ in Shanghai

EAC as Speaker at the „International Technology Import and Export Fair (CSITF)“ in ShanghaiOur expert and Managing Consultant, Addie Wei, was invited to speak at the „International Technology Import and Export Fair (CSITF)“ in Shanghai. As part of the „China’s Best Practices for Response to WTO/TBT Measures Summit“, Mrs. Wei held a keynote on „Introduction of Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and Strategic Implications for Chinese Exporters.“CSITF is a national and international professional trade event specializing in technical trade, supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Intellectual Property Organization …

EAC as Speaker at the „Chinese Used-Car Export Summit 2023“

EAC as Speaker at the „Chinese Used-Car Export Summit 2023“In June our expert, Addie Wei, Managing Consultant at EAC, was invited to give a keynote speech at the „Chinese Used-Car Export Summit 2023“. The event was organized by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA).In her presentation, Addie Wei talked about the internationalization strategies of Chinese OEMs and their impact on Chinese used-car exporters. She also focused her attention on the competition and problems of the global used-car export business. Through her many years of experience, Addie Wei was able to provide a lot of suggestions for used-car exporters from the perspective …

CEATEC Visit in the Munich Office

CEATEC Visit in the Munich OfficeOn June 15, a business delegation from the China-Europe Association for Technical and Economic Cooperation (CEATEC) visited our Munich office. The high-ranking delegation was led by CEATEC’s President Yang Shuanchang and representatives from politics and business, especially from the mechanical engineering, aerospace, agribusiness and venture capital sectors. EAC cooperates with CEATEC to improve economic and technological cooperation between Europe and China and to support foreign companies in their investments in China. CEATEC reports directly to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The association supports companies in developing markets and sees itself as a „bridge builder“ between …

CEATEC Besuch im Münchner Büro

CEATEC Besuch im Münchner BüroAm 15. Juni hat uns eine Unternehmensdelegation der China-Europe Association for Technical and Economic Cooperation (CEATEC) in unserem Münchner Büro besucht. Die hochrangige Delegation wurde angeführt von CEATEC‘s Präsident Yang Shuanchang und Vertretern:innen aus Politik und Wirtschaft, insbesondere aus den Branchen Maschinenbau, Luftfahrt- und Raumfahrt, Agrarindustrie und Risikokapital.EAC kooperiert mit CEATEC, um die wirtschaftliche und technologische Zusammenarbeit zwischen Europa und China zu verbessern und ausländische Unternehmen bei ihren Investitionen in China zu unterstützen. CEATEC untersteht direkt dem chinesischen Handelsministerium. Der Verband unterstützt Unternehmen bei der Erschließung von Märkten und versteht sich als „Brückenbauer“ zwischen China und europäischen Ländern. Die wichtigsten Zielgruppen sind chinesische und europäische Unternehmen, …

ArMiD & EAC – Event „Incredible India“

ArMiD & EAC – Event „Incredible India“This was the title of our event in Munich, which was organised in cooperation with ArMiD (Aufsichtsräte Mittelstand in Deutschland e.V.). There was enormous interest in the topic as well as in our insights, and so leading personalities from German business and industry discussed with us until late into the night.The high level of interest is not surprising, as India is currently overflowing with superlatives: A growth rate of 6.5 A EUR 3.3 trillion economy FDI investments of EUR 78 trillion in 2021-22 The fifth largest economy by 2030, ahead of Germany and Japan. …