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China's rising Internet wave: Wired companies
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China’s rising Internet wave: Wired companies

January 2015—After a massive rise in Internet use by consumers, adoption by Chinese companies is catching up with that of the developed world.more

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What could happen in China in 2015?

December 2014—What do you get when you add slower economic growth, greater volatility, and rising competition to more international flights and genuine Chinese innovation? McKinsey director Gordon Orr’s annual predictions.more

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India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

December 2014—A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.more

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Viewing banking opportunities through different lenses

September 2014—Surging numbers of middle-class borrowers in emerging markets are a big factor in banking’s growth, but there’s also plenty of potential in the upper reaches.more

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Understanding India’s economic geography

October 2014—The country’s economy once again holds promise. To make the most of it, companies must identify growth opportunities at a granular level.more

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A tale of two Mexicos: Growth and prosperity in a two-speed economy

March 2014—The country has a two-speed economy: fast growing for large, modern companies, sluggish for small ones. Without serious productivity gains, economic growth and living standards will continue to lag.

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Tilting the global balance: An interview with the CEO of Solvay

October 2013—The Belgian company is reshaping its portfolio to focus harder on fast-growing markets.more

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Developing winning products for emerging markets

May 2013—To master the extremes of a fast-changing competitive landscape, challenge your company’s assumptions about designing, developing, and manufacturing  products for these regions.more

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Infrastructure productivity: How to save $1 trillion a year

January 2013—Just keeping pace with projected global GDP growth will require an estimated $57 trillion in infrastructure investment between now and 2030. Practical steps can reduce infrastructure spending by 40 percent—an annual saving of $1 trillion—by boosting productivity. more

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