Finally we are talking: a review of the US-China meeting in San Francisco
European-Chinese Collaborations are being tested
The positive impact of the recent meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping extends beyond the U.S.-China relationship and holds promise for European companies as well. The meeting sends a positive signal for the world to cooperate on global challenges, which is crucial for European companies operating in a globalized economy. Additionally, […]
Malaysia: A Thriving Investment Hub Led by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s Vision for Reform
In the dynamic landscape of international collaborations, the enduring EU/German-Chinese partnership, fostered over decades, holds immense significance. As Volker Friedrich, CEO of GBP INTERNATIONAL, emphasizes, “In todays geopolitical thunderstorm unwavering cooperation and mutual respect are the cornerstones for a thriving partnership. Let’s not merely witness the evolution; let’s actively engage in shaping it.” Amidst Xi […]
Global Business Meeting in Turkey by Horasis (Nov 2023)
Malaysia has rapidly emerged as a beacon of economic growth and stability in Southeast Asia, attracting the attention of investors from Europe and the USA. With its strategic location, diverse economy, and investor-friendly policies, Malaysia is a prime destination for businesses and entrepreneurs looking to tap into the booming ASEAN market. This growth trajectory has […]
Why learning about Asia matters!
The eighth Horasis Global Meeting in Gaziantep, Türkiye, centered on “Creating Impact with Innovation, Sustainability, and Reconstruction.” Co-hosted by the City of Gaziantep, the event underscored the significance of collaboration in addressing global challenges. Volker Friedrich, CEO of GBP INTERNATIONAL, actively contributed, showcasing successful collaborations between GBP INTERNATIONAL and participants. Examples include joint ventures in […]
“India: Where the Future of Business Finds Unity in Diversity” – Mahatma Gandhi
The world is a complex system and looking at it from a 360 degree helps. The Asian continent stands as a mesmerizing masterpiece, rich with colors, textures, and stories waiting to be explored. As global citizens, there are compelling reasons why we should wholeheartedly embrace the Asian continent and immerse ourselves in its wonders. Travelling […]
25 years as CEO of GBP INTERNATIONAL – my experience and philosophy in a nutshell
We would like to draw attention to the remarkable potential India offers to European companies seeking to expand their operations in the dynamic Asian market. With its vast market size, competitive advantages, and conducive business environment, India presents a compelling investment destination for European firms looking to establish a strong foothold in the Asian economic […]
The forgotten business – Agriculture!
As the CEO of GBP INTERNATIONAL for 25 years, I know that we are well positioned to serve our customers in the future due to several key factors. Our experience, expertise, and client-centric approach set us apart and enable us to thrive in an evolving consulting landscape. Here’s why: In summary, GBP INTERNATIONAL’s strong industry […]
Silicon Valley 2.0 in Malaysia?
While technology and artificial intelligence is being hyped in economic circles we should not forget the first and foremost need of human beings. In the pursuit of agricultural development in China and India, management consulting firms like GBP INTERNATIONAL can leverage the interest of international companies. As an example we have worked for a renowned […]
China – do not put all your eggs in one basket
Malaysia is becoming a hub for data centre investments due to the growth of cloud computing and the increasing demand for data centres. Malaysia is also positioning itself as a regional digital economy hub, and the government has launched the MyDIGITAL initiative to transform Malaysia into a digitally-driven, high-income nation by 2030. This initiative is […]
In an era of shifting geopolitical dynamics, European companies operating in Asia find themselves at crossroads. While completely leaving China is not a solution, diversifying dependencies across the region is a wise move. As the saying goes, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” Here are some practical steps that European companies can take […]