BUSINESS
01/07/2012 12:27 pm ET

The Most Popular American Companies In China: 24/7 Wall Street

The primary reason, it is often argued, that China is an important market for many large U.S. companies is that its population has doubled since the early 1960s. But the whole picture is actually more complex than that. China's real appeal to American corporations is that the huge population growth has been coupled with a sharp expansion of the middle class. As a result, the Chinese market probably will become more important to consumer goods and technology companies in the next few decades than the U.S. is today.

Read the whole story: 24/7 Wall Street

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