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Strong Foothold in Asia

As one of the most vibrant, diverse and complex regions, a strong presence in the Asia Pacific is a key piece of Teneo’s comprehensive global offering. Boasting two of the world’s most populous countries, the world’s second and third largest economies, and dynamic financial and business service centers - direct connection to the political and fiscal events of the Asia Pacific region are hugely important to the businesses of many of Teneo’s clients.
Teneo’s presence in Asia, established in early 2012, is comprised of a team of experts on the ground in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore - with decades of public service and political experience, as well as deep regional expertise in Asia. Teneo’s Asia team advises a large number of major clients in a broad range of specialty areas, including: government relations, policy & geopolitical analysis, executive visibility and thought leadership, media relations and public affairs, problem solving and policy needs, as well as relationship identification and management. The team also provides additional support to both Teneo Capital and Teneo Intelligence, who have a range of client work throughout Asia.

Teneo Insights

Paul Haenle

Senior Advisor

New Reformists Emerging in China

China’s economy is moving in two different directions. The old industrial sector is showing signs of recession, while the new sectors of service providers and high tech manufacturers are thriving despite decelerating GDP growth that is now set at a 6.5 percent target. The old, ailing state-owned enterprises in steel, mining and manufacturing are grappling with massive overcapacity and inefficiencies. Meanwhile, China’s resilient services sector now accounts for the majority of economic output and job...

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