Chinese Consumers at a Glance
Despite a sluggish economy, Chinese consumers continue to spend as they enjoy ever-rising levels of disposable income. The urban middle-class continues to grow and their numbers will be bolstered in coming years as incomes rise among rural consumers. Greater access to the internet has made it the shopping channel of choice for millions of consumers seeking modern goods and services. On the other hand, spending on healthcare will dominate in coming years as the population rapidly ages.