Ahead of the Curve: Asian Business Development Specialist

More U.S. companies are financing deals and other transactions with Asian firms.

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Asian Business Development Specialist. More U.S. companies, large and small, are creating joint ventures, licensing arrangements, financing deals, and other transactions with Asian firms, not just in China and India but also in Thailand, Vietnam, and elsewhere. Eli Lilly acquired the rights to test and purchase medicinal herbs produced by a Chinese company. Bridgestone Tire made a deal to have its tires manufactured in Indonesia. Google acquire a stake in a Chinese community website. People with the ability to identify, assess, and facilitate such transactions should increasingly be in demand. Employment should be available in all sectors: companies, consulting firms, nonprofits, and government.

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