XINHUA: American Entrepreneurs Seek New Opportunities Amid Recession - May 6, 2009

Anita Tang, managing director of Royal Roots Global Inc., a cross-border business strategy advisor, pointed out the importance of building an international strategy with a strategic network. 

"The global economy connects different countries and regions, and economic cycles impact economies around the world in various degrees. A good international strategy and strategic network can help defuse certain negative impacts and open doors to business opportunities outside of your geographic territory," she said. 

Tang said that U.S. businesses have to be proactive in working with foreign parties by providing them with a strong value proposition. "Even though China is cash rich, it has many investment options all over the world rather than just in the United States."

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