Briefly Compare the Political Regime Type in China and India. Which of the Two Would You Prefer to Do Business in and Why?

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POLI3001 Assignment No. 2

Briefly compare the political regime type in China and India. Which of the two would you prefer to do business in and why?

India and China are two republics that have experienced very opposing political regimes throughout history. China has been fundamentally stable country with a lack of a distinct authority figure (Desai, 2003). Being a single party state China has been controlled by the Chinese Communist Party since the 5th National Congress held in 1927 (Wang, 2013). Correspondingly India, have always been a federal parliamentary democratic republic where the President of India elected is head of state and the Prime Minister elected is the head of government (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 2013). This
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The government released 4 trillion Yuan in the form of interest rate subsidies and grants (Yu Yongding, 2010). Since the stimulus package many foreign investors have chosen to outsource to China not only because of the country’s known resilience to crisis but in addition China’s low labour costs, and reduced expense of raw materials. Outsourcing has continued as China produces a substantial amount of well education and highly committed technical graduates who are eager to utilise their skills.

Intellectual property protection involves keeping secure the creations and designs of individuals who have taken out patents, trademarks and copyrights against certain fabrications. China has received great criticism about enforcing and maintaining their copyright rules and regulations. The Communist Party of China traditionally has argued against the protection of private property and rather supports the collective ownership of public property. In communist society, the universal idea is that no individual should possess or have power over any property, whether electronic or merely an idea. Although China attempts to move further away from original traditional communist views of patent protection, China today still provides the most basic amount of property protection to satisfy minimum international intellectual property protection standards. Therefore foreign direct investors


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