Microsoft In China
There are a number of economic variables Microsoft must consider in assessing the viability of importing software into China. These variables include the growth rate of the Chinese economy, the stability of the world economy, growth in the computer industry specifically, and the cost of such problems as piracy and tariffs.
The year 1996 in China was the Year of the Rat, a particularly auspicious sign in traditional Chinese culture. It was also the year when China launched its next FiveYear Plan aimed at modernizing the infrastructure. American companies are involved in this process in the construction of power plants …