Tag:doing business in Russia
Should Russia be in the BRIC “Club” of Dynamic Economies?
While Brazil, India and China have seen large increases in population with huge numbers of young, educated workers desperate for jobs, Russia’s population went into decline after the end of the Cold War. As did much of its heavy industry. The other three BRIC nations have started industrializing almost from scratch, but Russia was left [...]Read More
A Business Executive’s Guide to Milan
Unlike many Italian cities, Milan doesn’t insist that you fall instantly in love with it and pay homage for ever more. That, as with many successful affairs of the heart, can take rather more time. Denise Pirrotti Hummel, J.D., CEO of Universal Consensus knows this. Why? Because she lived there for three years (she was [...]Read More
The Battle between Chinese Suppliers and Western Customers
Universal Consensus clients have been lamenting about the growing difficulty of doing business in China. Apart from the insatiable bureaucracy, the cost of labor is continually rising, significantly reducing one of the most attractive components of doing business in China, and encouraging some of our clients to consider their manufacturing needs elsewhere in Asia. Last [...]Read More