Chinese Investments in Global Logistics
China will further encourage domestic logistics companies to acquire overseas distribution centers to facilitate the nation’s trade growth.
A better overseas logistics network would improve the efficiency of domesticexporters and importers and therefore stimulate trade growth. Chinese companies should thoroughly study the regulatory landscape before entering any foreign market. That means ‘China will invest in developing countries at first glance but that may take at least 1 year for prestudies.
Europe’s debt crisis, which has crimped developed economies’ trade, might offer anopportunity for Chinese logistics companies.
Chinese companies may be able to make overseas acquisitions at a lower costs. Target countries will probably be developing flashing countries like Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria, & Croatia for Chinese Investors.
Annual Growth rate of Chinese logistics industry (excluding express/cargo part)
Last 2 years with %12 growth rate p.a. is almost same with 2014 YTD figure. This stability in 2012, 2013 and 2014 will courage the Chinese investors to enter Europe (Eastern Europe) and look for new investment opportunities.