Smith & Nephew in China - getting ready for a big future
This article was originally published in Clinica
“The company has not found it any more arduous doing business in China than elsewhere. China is attractive to us for its great future market potential, and it also allows us to produce goods more cost-effectively," Smith & Nephew’s head of corporate communication Liz Hewitt told Clinica.
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