Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has a long history of investment in China, and its executives have reason to be paying close attention to recent currency and stock market-driven events which have made headlines, and affected equity markets from Tokyo to the U.S. 

The accompanying slideshow examines risks Starbucks faces in its plans to expand in both China and its larger "China/Asia Pacific," or CAP, segment. To learn more about these developing risks, simply read on.


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