The Fujian Free Trade Zone is positioned to build an innovative cross-Strait cooperation mechanism, and streamline investment management measures in a move to open up to Taiwan and other foreign investors. It will also capture opportunities arising from the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, which will generate opportunities for relevant companies wishing to take advantage of the Belt and Road initiative.
Many Chinese companies have a business track record stretching back several decades or more. They are actively improving the quality and brand value of their products, while looking to preserve their brand culture. A considerable number of them are seeking outside help with regard to branding and marketing. These are all potential clients for a number of relevant service providers.
A subdued Busan International Film Festival nevertheless brought to the fore many of the issues facing the industry, including acquiring original source material, fending off Netflix and casting actors with a truly pan-Asian appeal.