The Investor's Guide to China from Fidelity International takes you deep into the workings of the Chinese economy and its financial markets. Paras Anand, Chief Investment Officer for Asia Pacific, brings you a cast of investment experts working in the world's second largest economy. Hear how they're uncovering this rapidly developing market and avoiding its pitfalls.
Episode 6: China boasts the biggest consumer market in the world by population with large parts of it still under-penetrated. Wealth and technology are fuelling the sophistication of tastes and diversifying demand, often in unexpected ways. Success in this market is only for the most nimble, bold and canny of businesses and mapping the patterns of Chinese consumption is essential to any investor in the region.
To understand the trajectory of consumption in the country and what it means for markets, Paras talks with portfolio managers Hyomi Jie and Dale Nicholls, with additional contributions from analysts Ben Li and Jason Fu.