Remember back in the old days when companies in sorta-lawless, developing economies (like China) traded at a discount to well-established peers? Well, those days have been gone a while, with everyone jumping on the China bandwagon, and repeating tattered justifications such as the old "... if we can just get 3% of China ..." or "... think of the costs of labor ...".
While such excuses have been used to try and inflate iffy enterprises from alternative power -- Solarfun
Turns out "old" manufacturers like Motorola
It's something every overseas investor needs to keep in mind as the Chinese markets continue to attract more and more speculation.
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