CHINA: Opportunities and Options for Outsourcing in China
China, with 20 percent of the world's population and now the second-largest economy in the world, is no stranger to outsourcing. The country has become both a substantial buyer and seller of outsourcing services. Enterprises operating in China are asking themselves how much outsourcing can and should be a part of their business strategies in the country. Chinese and international outsourcing buyers confront complex decisions about the capabilities, experience and stability of providers who have a presence in China. They face an array of sourcing options, from shared services to captive and third-party outsourcing arrangements.