Treasurer Responsibility as the Company Expands to China

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Michelin has decided to expand the company internationally to China. As treasurer for this prestigious company it’s my responsibility to research different factors prior to the expansion that will assist the company in this successful venture. Topics of discussions are foreign trade issues; determinants of entering China, embarking in international negotiation and many more valid points are included in my research to soften the blow of unnecessary challenges.
Dealing with foreign trade issues. Acting as treasurer several factors would have to be developed and monitored when expanding internationally such as money exchange, current exchange rates, cash flow, bribery, tariffs, and international trade laws for the company. Having knowledge of the country’s culture is very important simply to keep the lines of communication open and most of all not to offend someone.
Determinants of foreign entry and how would our company enter A few factors that determines if our company is qualified to enter China are as follows; the size of the firm my play a significant role in the organization’s entry into the country. The profitability of the company would indicate experience and target a dimension of competition within the country. (Culture Distance) Our firm will enter the country with a licensing agreement that is wholly owned by its affiliates. (Market Knowledge) The organizations will have an advantage by using the wholly owned entry mode as we gain knowledge and get a better understanding about the environment. Having high-control entry modes will allow the company to establish manufacturing plants that will supply their tires to dominant automotive companies due to the company’s experience. (Value of firm-specific assets) The company will also enter the country having full control of the venture by utilizing specific technology giving the business…...

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