Inside the Middle Kingdom

China remains an enigma to many. It is suspended in limbo between media reports and the filtered reality of friends and family visits. This enormous and complex country is either vilified for its shortcomings or praised for its vibrancy, culture and heritage. The truth lies somewhere in between. The stories in this fascinating book unearth the modern-day truths of China, in all its complexity, through the words of those who live there. It is a beguiling series of insights and nuggets of knowledge that will educate, inform and surprise you. In reading these stories, you will gain a deeper appreciation of the country and particularly of the people who have laid the foundation for China’s remarkable rise and influence in the world.

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Jonathan Geldart

Jonathan Geldart is a writer, adviser and speaker on the cultural and business aspects of China. He is a senior leader in an international accounting organisation with significant presence in China as well as over 130 other countries. Jonathan has been visiting and working in China for over eight years in addition to many other emerging markets during his career.

I sat on the panel of experts today at the CKGSB 5th China Economic Symposium in the impressive surroundings of the Institute of Directors Head Quarters at 116 Pall Mall London.

In my position as Executive Director: Greater China. Grant Thornton Internat…

I sat on the panel of experts today at the CKGSB 5th China Economic Symposium in London.

In my role at Grant Thornton International Ltd and as Chairman: Institite of Directors: Yorkshire & Humber I believe there still remains the need for both Chinese a…

Forget Trump balloons and Brexit! China/British cooperation continues to move along behind the scenes. Such events as that held yesterday at the Langham Hotel in London underpin the continued resolve of government, business and academia to strengthen the…

Doing business in #china? Here I continue my Top 25 tips for doing so:

13. Drink The tales of baijiu (white spirit alcohol) drinking can be the stuff of legends. Don’t get caught out over the expectation to drink. You’ll be expect…

Congratulations Tony. This is an important service provided by the LEP which uses skilled advisors to provide down to earth pragmatic advice. Proud that Tony is also an Institute of Directors Ambassador in North Yorkshire. #iod #businesadvice #LEP

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Insight into China

China is today one of the of the world’s most important countries – this is an insider’s view of the lives and ambitions of its people

Real Life Stories

Real-life personal stories and profiles of a range of people that opens your eyes to the real China

Knowledgeable Author

Engagingly written by an author who has worked and traveled extensively in China

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: LID Publishing (22 Jun. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1910649325
  • ISBN-13: 978-1910649329
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm


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