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Assume that the share of consumption in GDP rises to a somewhat less abnormal 50 per cent by 2027. Assume, too, Nike Zoom Wildhorse 3 Womens Black/Blue Lagoon/Laser Orange/Hyper Orange Running Shoes V14238,NIKE LEBRON 12 ELITE Lebron JamesMen's Nike Mercurialx Finale IC Metallic Gold/Challenge Red/White/Black UK#N5-8990,.
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What, then, will be the features of this growing consumer market? A NIKE TIEMPO LEGEND V FG Soar/Volt delineates its main drivers and the challenges these are likely to create.
By 2027, 22 per cent of the Chinese population (324m people) will be over 60. This demographic shift is sure to create significant new markets for goods and services targeted at the elderly. Meanwhile, Levi's 510 Skinny Jean CP894,NIKE ROSHE RUN KNIT JACQUARD Bronzine/Sail/BlackConverse Core Full Zip Hooded Top CP994,.
China’s astonishingly dynamic “sharing economy” — already visible in the booming market for shared bicycles and cars for hire — will expand further, Ellesse Lambro Waffle Hooded Top CP1051,Nike Victory XC 3 Unisex Track Shoe 654693-043Rose London Javier Sleeveless Hooded Top CP1149,.
As elsewhere in the world, Chinese consumers will also increasingly demand and obtain personalised goods and services. Bellfield Sully Borg Puffer Jacket CP1246,Nike Unisex Running Shoe Zoom Streak LT 2 599532-100Duck & Cover Quaid Hooded Light Jacket CP1343,, argues the report,Foray Vector Bomber Jacket CP1372,Nike Zoom Rival Waffle XC Unisex Track Shoe 749350-370Nike Camo Coach Jacket CP1480,.
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The development of the new mass consumer economy will demand important supporting policies. These will include upgrading of skills, spreading benefits of Nike Air Max 93 Trainer CP4620,Women's Shoe Nike Air Zoom Elite 8 748589-600Nike Air Force 1 CMFT Lux Trainer CP4737,, tackling China’s vast environmental challenges and strengthening the trust that a history of fakes and tainted products has damaged.
The plausible assumption, however, is that over the next decade a mass consumer society will emerge in China. This will begin to approach that of the US in scale, even though the average living standard will remain well below that level. Moreover, Nike Janoski Max Trainer CP4838,Women's Shoe Nike Air Zoom Vomero 11 818100-003Ralph Lauren Polo Harvey-NE Trainer CP4962,.
A vast middle class of people with an income affording more than the basic essentials of existence, will also emerge. These consumers will be not only be more demanding, but will seek goods and services that enrich their lives.
The great probability is that all of this will indeed happen. Supra Owen Trainer CP5034,Women's Shoe Nike Free Focus Flyknit 844817-800Y3 Boost QR Trainer CP5126,, a collapse of the global economy, domestic political upheaval — comes in the way of continued progress.
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