Marketplace AM for January 10, 2006

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Gateway to the East

It's no secret that American businesses are dying to break into China's market, and it's not surprising if you think about a billion consumers. But this is nothing new. US enterprise has been trying to bridge that continental divide for decades. Biographer Paul French talks about one of the first American businessmen in China.
Posted In: Canada

Meet the Gao Family: Part II

Not so long ago, the idea of a Chinese entrepreneur wasn't exactly the norm. After all, the government had a hand in pretty much everything. But these days, more and more Chinese are starting successful businesses, free from government interference... and they're doing pretty well for themselves. Scott Tong profiles one such entrepreneur in Episode II of Meet the Gao Family.
Posted In: Canada

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