ECONOMY

As local business dries up, firms tap Chinese market

As a businessman, there are three ways to make money from China?s economic upswing. You can attract investment so as to secure capital, you can look for cheap suppliers or you can turn to the Chinese market itself.

The third option of course involves the greatest risk and thus also requires the most courage. But it will get you the highest returns. More than 1,000 Greek companies have established trade ties with China, mostly in the form of imports from the vast Asian country.

But although the number of companies that have entered the Chinese market does not exceed 100, their performance is quite striking. These include S