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(Revised from original 2006 version)
China: To Float or Not To Float? (E)- ABB Investment in China
In July 2005, China revalued its currency by 2.1% and adjusted its exchange rate regime toward a more market-based system. ABB, a global power and automation technologies company based out of Switzerland with operations in China, was among those companies confronted with the challenge of addressing the revaluation of the yuan and the possibility of future appreciation. Provides background on ABB's activities in China as well as incentives provided by Chinese officials for multinational corporations to move inland.
Keywords: Currency Exchange Rate;
Multinational Firms and Management;
Problems and Challenges;