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Chinese and European Aviation Agreements and their Implications for the Aviation Industry

By |2020-01-16T02:01:38+00:00January 16th, 2020|Posts|

Aviation is the safest, fastest and most efficient form of long-distance travel. Globally over 40 million flights took-off in 2016 allowing millions of passengers to reach their destinations safely (Source: IATA). To guarantee the safety of flying, international aviation safety standards were established which need to be implemented correctly to ensure that they fulfill their [...]

Join the Composite Technology Seminar & Expert Forum a day ahead of the Singapore Airshow on February 10, 2020

By |2020-01-09T07:40:41+00:00January 9th, 2020|News|

A day before the Singapore Airshow 2020, Melchers Aviation Technical Services (MATS) together with the French composite repair equipment manufacturer GMI Aero and the Republic Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the Composite Technology Seminar & Expert Forum. We are looking forward to your attendance! General Information – Time: Monday February 10, 2020 at [...]

China’s expanding winter sports market in the run-up to the 2022 China Winter Olympics

By |2019-12-18T09:08:29+00:00December 18th, 2019|Posts|

In recent years, China’s rapid economic development and an associated growth in average personal incomes has seen growing numbers of Chinese consumers involved in leisure activities such as winter sports. The scale of the Chinese winter sports industry reached 397 billion yuan (USD 60.17 billion) in 2017 and it’s expected to hit 600 billion yuan [...]

China’s appetite for international luxury brands presents tremendous opportunities

By |2019-12-12T04:07:52+00:00December 12th, 2019|Posts|

In 2018, the global luxury goods and experience market grew by 5% to around USD 1.35 trillion, with personal luxury goods making up USD 292 billion of that. And 33% of that total came from Chinese shoppers. This article looks at the main luxury sectors attracting Chinese spend, the challenges facing foreign luxury retailers and [...]

China’s e-business platforms are leading the world

By |2019-12-05T09:04:53+00:00December 5th, 2019|Posts|

In the last decade, China has gone from generating just 1% of global e-commerce transactions to more than 40% of the world’s e-commerce transactions, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). China is fast becoming a leader in e-business. This article describes the popular platforms and the opportunities for international businesses. Chinese consumers’ e-buying habits [...]

Melchers Group enters a strategic partnership with Indonesian online platform 88Spares and becomes major shareholder

By |2019-11-29T09:12:16+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|

Jakarta, October 15, 2019 ​ The Indonesian online platform 88Spares recently strengthened its management team and entered into a strategic partnership with the Melchers Group to grow the existing digital marketplace focusing on machine spare parts & services for the textile industry and bring even better services to its clients. 88Spares aims to empower Indonesia [...]

Key Considerations for doing business in China

By |2019-11-21T07:12:59+00:00November 21st, 2019|News|

China’s economy was valued by the IMF at $(US) 4 Trillion in 2018, making it the world’s second biggest economy, trailing only the United States. Putting this into context, the Chinese economy is worth more than Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom’s economies combined. China is the world’s largest manufacturing economy and exporter of goods. [...]

Melchers featured in German business journal Handelsblatt——This medium-sized company from Bremen has remained loyal to China for generations

By |2019-11-15T02:00:30+00:00November 14th, 2019|News|

One of the most renowned German business journals, Handelsblatt, published an article about Melchers. In its October 28th, 2019 issue the magazine looked back at Melchers' long and eventful history of doing business in China. Furthermore, the author discussed the evolution of the Chinese business landscape and upcoming challenges arising for SMEs that are currently [...]

Translating Your Offline Experience to Grow Online

By |2019-11-07T06:12:55+00:00November 7th, 2019|News|

In China, the younger demographics are driving the growth of retail e-commerce sales, which leaves brick-and-mortar stores with the challenge of devising a new retail strategy. Brick-and-mortar stores have therefore transitioned from general retail stores into flagship stores showcasing the brand and giving customers a real-life experience, which is something online retail platforms cannot compete [...]

Melchers at the 2019 Sino-German Cooperation Forum for Hidden Champions

By |2019-10-31T06:55:59+00:00October 31st, 2019|News|

Organized by the China International Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA) of the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM), the 2019 Sino-German Cooperation Forum for Hidden Champions was held in Chongqing on October 30. The forum attracted more than 200 visitors and was held on the occasion of the visit of a German trade delegation with more [...]