Analyzing the External Environment of China

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Q1. Analyze the external environment of the China.
Answer:

External environment also called macro environment consist of conditions, entities, events and factors surrounding an organization which influence its activities and choices, and determine its opportunities and risks.

External environment can be divided into three broad categories. These are:

➢ General environment

➢ Industry environment

➢ Competitors

Here we have to analyze the general environment of China. General environment is composed of several elements, which are discussed below in details.

A. Demographic:

1. Geographic Distribution: If we see the geographical location of china in map than it is surrounded by North Korea, Japan, Vietnam etc. o Natural Hazards: There are frequent typhoons, damaging floods, Tsunamis, earthquakes, droughts, land subsidence etc occurs. So there is a high risk of natural calamities over there. o Climate: If we talk about the climate of china than it is extremely diverse, hot in south to cold in north. o Mountains and hilly land take up 65 percent of the total area. so most of the area of china are covered by mountains. o Area = total: 9,596,960 sq km o Land: 9,326,410 sq km o Water: 270,550 sq km o Coastline:14500 Km o China is World’s fourth largest country after Russia, Canada, US

2. Population size: With just over 1.3 billion people (1,330,044,605 as of mid-2008), China is the world's most populous country. As the world's population is approximately 6.7 billion, China represents a full 20% of the world's population so one in every five people on the planet is a resident of China. China's population growth has been somewhat slowed by the one child policy, in effect since 1979.

3. Classes of Population: The People's Republic of China is a unified, multi-national country,…...

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