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Lukáš Hlaváč

About Lukáš Hlaváč

Lukáš Hlaváč is the Founder of Whoolala, an online marketplace that enables its users to discover and share their fashion sense. He is also a consultant helping foreign businesses to grow and manage operations in China since 2009. He previously worked at Czech Lasvit and more recently as a business development manager in China. He has two masters degrees, in Informatics and Business Administration and is fluent in Mandarin, English and Czech. Twitter: @HlavacLukas

China: A Giant That Is Hard to Crack

With an average growth rate of 10 per cent over the last decade and an increasingly affluent population of 1.3 billion people, China is a dream market for many companies, including those based in Central and Eastern Europe.  Small and medium firms are excited by the prospects of the Chinese domestic consumption because Chinese consumers are literally hungry for goods from the EU. In the past five years, exports from the EU to China have grown by 9.8 per cent, to €160 billion, while exports from China to the EU have only increased by 1.6 per cent. Continue reading China: A Giant That Is Hard to Crack