Our company, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, is one of the world¡¯s largest microchip makers. We are going to choose China Unicom as our prospect to expand our Chinese market and contribute to our company¡¯s overall growth. As our company¡¯s representative, we prepare to use good sale skills to sell our product. Our sales manual includes: the overall growth of China, company profile, strategies and skills to develop sale presentation.
Cellular phone market in China
Until now, China is the world's largest and fastest-growing mobile phone market. According to the Ministry of Information, there is up to 344.07 million mobile users at the end of February, which is about 25% of its total population in China. Depends on Chinese rapid growing economic, there still has a large potential market, and it is expected to reach 500 million mobile users by 2007. At present, four to five million new subscribers are added each month. That¡¯s a significant growth and there's no such growth in the world like this for mobile users. In China, mobile phones with color displays and camera phones continued to attract buyers. GSM sales accounted for 85% of total sales due to competitive pricing and a focus on the underdeveloped market by China Mobile.
Overall information of China
Geographic and demographic factors:
China is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam. The total population of China around 1,298,847,624 and among these people, there are 22.3% aged 1-14, 70.3% aged 15-64 and 7.5% 65years and over. Governmental Factors:
People's Republic of China is a communist country, which has 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, and 4 municipalities. Its capital is Beijing. China is a country of many political parties. Apart from the Communist Party of China, which is in power, China has eight non-Communist parties. Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China, 1 October (1949) Chinese Flag is red with a large yellow five-pointed star and four smaller yellow five-pointed stars (arranged in a vertical arc toward the middle of the flag) in the upper hoist-side corner. Economic and commercial factors:
The Chinese currency is yuan. The economy of China continued to perform well. China's GDP in 2002 reached US$1237.09 billion, an increase of 8.0 percent in comparable prices over the previous year, and 0.7 percentage points faster, due to our continued stimulation of domestic demand and our unswerving implementation of a proactive fiscal policy and a stable monetary policy. The value-added of the second industry is US$640.09 billion, with a growth rate of 9.9 percent. The growth rates of primary and the tertiary industry are approximately equal to that of 2001, at 2.9 percent and 7.3 percent respectively. The exchange rate of renmimbi (RMB) against foreign currency kept stable. By the end of 2002, 1 US dollar was equal to 8.2773 RMB. By 26 August 2003, 1 US dollar was equal to 8.2768, 7 RMB basic points appreciation, compared with the first day of 2003. The investment in fixed assets enjoyed a relatively rapid growth. Such investment in fixed assets for the whole economy reached US$521.93 billion in 2002, which was 16.1 percent up over the previous year, and the highest rate since 1996. Consumer demand went up steadily, with the continued improvement of the living standard of the people. Total retail sales of consumer goods were US$494.30 billion, with a growth of 8.8 percent year-on-year. When the price factor is included, the growth rate would reach 10.2 percent. The living standards of people in towns and villages were improved steadily. The annual per capita governable income for the residents in cities and towns was US$930.70, with showing a real growth of 13.4 percent year-on-year. The per capita net income of residents in rural areas...