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Experts also said it remains to be seen whether Xiaomi can really afford the capital and time needed for the cash-intensive smart car business, given that a string of Chinese companies that had entered the segment faced severe financial difficulties, with some even going bankrupt.
"As a larger percentage of the Chinese population can afford premium and super-premium beers, the profitability pool will expand," said the CEO.
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No company could afford to miss out on these opportunities, he said.
BEIJING — The Chinese market has proven to be a reliable earnings engine many multinational firms cannot afford to lose or even neglect in a tough time, as the latest financial reports from many world-renowned brands have revealed.
The Chinese market has proven to be a reliable engine many multinational firms cannot afford to lose or even neglect in a tough time, as the latest financial reports of many world-renowned brands have revealed.
"With Koch in back, we can afford to focus on a long-term, or a decade, plan for companies around the world to help with their digital transformation," he added.
According to Yifan Recruitment, each year millions of patients with serious illnesses seek help from society on Waterdrop Inc's crowdfunding platform for people with severe diseases, because they cannot afford medical expenses, with more than one-third of the platform's users being cancer patients.
Some of the patients have developed resistance to drugs on market, or hope to try the latest therapies, but they cannot afford the high costs.
It is reasonable to assume many people will likely have the means to afford luxury products in the future.
Jason Yu, managing director of Kantar Worldpanel China, said self-owned manufacturing capacity will afford more control and reduce logistics costs as well as improve efficiency.
Imported bionic hands are priced between 300,000 yuan ($42,900) and 500,000 yuan each and few among the disabled can afford them, said Liu Jianhua, vice chairman of the Shanghai Foundation for Disabled Persons.
Deer Jet, the largest business jet operator in Asia, said that as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads across Europe, market demand from Chinese passengers who can afford to fly from Europe to China on chartered business jets has been vigorous.
"For consumers who previously couldn't afford to buy luxury items outright, they now have an alternative to access them within their financial capability via our platform," Liu said.
"Compared with buying items at a store, clothes rental services will allow women to update their looks more frequently and wear more dresses that they could not afford to buy.
"These suits represent a sizeable investment, but Chinese consumers have shown that they possess a very fine appreciation for the craftsmanship and the quality of the fabrics, and the comfort they afford.
Some abandoned treatment due to inability to afford medical expenses and became paralyzed, which exacerbated their poverty, the office noted.
However, a renter must earn $34.69 per hour to afford market rent for a two-bedroom home.
The extension "is intended to afford consumers across America the necessary time to transition away from Huawei equipment, given the persistent national security and foreign policy threat," the Commerce Department said in a statement.
"Collins also took his time to call out Amazon, eBay and Walmart for not being present, saying they cannot afford to "hide from this discussion".
"Many African countries can hardly afford the cost of projects taken by companies from advanced countries.
Wang's dream is to "create a Chinese men's clothing brand with taste" and the target customers are male professionals in the 26-40 age-group who can afford suits priced 1,000 yuan to 8,000 yuan each.
Loo said that the top 20 percent of the 24 million Shanghai residents can more than afford to pay for treatment at the hospital, and many of them now have commercial insurance.
Cong Guojun, co-founder of Zhongnuo Puhui, said the company hopes to leverage financial tools so that more Chinese families will be able to afford the insurance program.
A better bet would be to make space available in preserved historical buildings for food courts instead of leasing the premises to high-end restaurants that only few can afford.
Trained educators are able to instruct business founders who are not able to afford premises to have an online platform, he said.
E-commerce provides people who can't afford setting up premises and infrastructure for doing business with opportunity to start an online business, said Mbanzabugabo.
Compared with 20 years ago, customers in China today attach more importance to quality over price, and the middle-income bracket would like to buy the best they can afford, he said.
Recent high steel mill profitability has also allowed producers to afford steep premiums for higher grade ores, leading to an even greater difference in price across varying grades.
"My family couldn't afford regular meals.
"What's more, being a sharer allows me to wear glamorous dresses that I cannot afford to buy outright.
"The "thousand-layered"－it is a gross exaggeration of the actual 30-40 layers－handmade cotton shoes were a luxury only the rich and the powerful could afford in the past.
Compared with buying items in a store, clothes rental services will allow women to update their looks more frequently and wear more dresses that they could not afford to buy.
Before, he had struggled to afford seeds and fertilizer, but with the company's help he was harvesting 3 metric tons of cotton, earning almost $500 in that year.
Lee said that large volume users such as fast-food chains can't afford to use paper straws because the cost is four times that of plastic straws.
Faced with delays and industrial action on UK trains, the source told The Times, "The government cannot afford to stuff this up.
Faced with delays and industrial action on UK trains, the source told The Times, “the government cannot afford to stuff this up”, adding, “unfortunately, they appear to be tendering a contract which is proving far from easy to bid for.
The public has called on regulators to set rules on an unified process and time limit for users to get refunds, and require firms to keep independent bank accounts to ensure they can afford them.
Yu said that during one capital crisis, he couldn't even afford a bottle of orange juice.
"I can't afford a Montblanc, so I thought Lamy will be a nice substitute.
"I am tremendously excited about the opportunities that this transaction will afford to our business, customers and staff," said Aloisio Parente, CEO of GMID.
This time, the adjustment range is moderate, and it is suitable for what the public can afford and also takes into consideration the potential profits of distributors," Li said.
However, due to the ever-growing housing prices, they can only afford to rent a house in the short term, thus providing us a good opportunity to develop our business in China," said Tan.
They cannot afford to buy a new one because she is the only breadearner.
"Many young talents are flooding into first-tier cities for the expanding job market, however, due to ever-growing housing prices, they can only afford to rent a house for a short period," said Chen Zhishang, managing director of Ascott China.
"Our aim is to make every family in Africa afford the DTV, and share benefits of the DTV," said Chen.
"I'm not the one who developed the PBS technology, but I want to be the one who makes it possible for common people to afford it," Yu said.
With a commercial vehicle that becomes a critical part of the business, you cannot afford to have that anxiety.
"The Chinese market is so big that we cannot afford to lose.
"The whole world is looking at the Chinese market, so we can't afford to ignore it," he said.
E-commerce and online payments in Southeast Asia, for instance, stood out in a land of opportunities that they could not afford to miss, Chu noted.
"Previously, we could not afford good feeds and our livestock has not got enough nutrition.
This will cause great damage to the interests of US companies, and the companies cannot afford to abandon China's huge market, Li said.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, said during a panel discussion that decoupling and fragmentation are something that the world simply cannot afford to have.
So, decoupling and fragmentation are something that the world simply cannot afford to have," she added.
"So, decoupling and fragmentation is something that the world simply cannot afford to have.
A builder of the high-speed rail and a unit of State-owned China Railway Construction Corp, CR24 said that once operational, the new line will afford trains to run between Shanghai and Nanjing, Jiangsu province, journeying 279 kilometers at up to 350 kilometers per hour and stopping in eight cities along the way.
At the same time, it also needs to consider that enterprises can afford labor cost rise in its sustainable development, Su added.
Many seniors who have enjoyed the fruits of reform and opening-up have accumulated personal wealth and are able to afford old-age care.
"Observers have said that no matter how much political and popular outrage was stirred up by Meng's extradition case in both countries, Canadian businesses simply cannot afford to cut ties with China.
Mention e-commerce and one cannot afford to miss Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, whose innovative array of gameplays is definitely rewriting China's, and even the world's, retail playbook.
If the client cannot afford to do that, the lender sells the securities to try to recoup the funds it is owed.
Fidelity's wellness survey found that residents in the Chinese mainland seldom spend more than they can afford, with only 4 percent of respondents claiming they spend beyond their means.
"In the past, there were no foreign foods on hotpot menus and even if there were, we also could not afford them," said Wang.
"Now they are already here and we can also afford them.
With a monthly salary of 3,000 to 4,000 yuan, Li can not only afford medical treatment for her husband, she can also support their son's studies in vocational school.
But, her family could not afford the surgery to help restore her vision.
"We haven't seen any 'quitting from China market' trend among foreign companies so far, and the reason is obvious-China has become a key market globally that they can't afford to lose," Yao said.
China is ready to help more countries get access to and be able to afford the vaccines, help countries eventually overcome the epidemic, and make China's contribution to safeguarding the lives, health and safety of people in the region and around the world.
Global investors, including US-based ones, cannot "afford to miss Chinese companies" as they seek quality stocks with strong growth prospects for the companies concerned, said David Chin, head of investment bank in Asia-Pacific for UBS, the Swiss bank.
Meanwhile, it can also afford services for over 1,400 homeowners in surrounding residential communities such as Wanlong City and Hengxing Famous Mansion, she said.
While the US is eager to reduce its reliance on imported solar panels, it cannot afford to wait for domestic supplies if it does not want to delay the clean energy revolution for several years, he said.
"People's overall ability to afford better medical solutions and products in Southeast Asia is catching up, thanks to improved public healthcare insurance services, a stronger economy and a bigger high-income group.
"We can't afford to waste a single day at the base," Zhang said, explaining that the climate conditions of the base allow them to grow two or three seasons of corn a year, which speeds up the research process a lot.
Second, the nation should increase financial support to help homebuyers afford better living spaces, and reduce non-market-oriented restrictive housing purchase policies.
Experts said the young generation can afford the expense of digital music content, as expenditure on digital songs or albums is much less than purchasing physical records in the past.
The majority may not be able to afford such a house, but they enjoy the photos and stories.
"An avocado used to cost 15 to 20 yuan ($2.35 to $3.13) about five years ago, but the price is around 10 yuan nowadays," said Li Xue, who found the tropical fruit "kind of expensive" before but now "easy to afford", International Business Daily reported.
Furthermore, developers that bid for land years ago at a comparatively low cost could afford larger home price cuts, disadvantaging developers who may have purchased land recently at high prices, Li said.
Qi admitted she felt more anxious than others as she considers her family as one with modest means that may not be able to afford good tutors, let alone hiring the latter for expensive one-on-one long-term private tutoring.
"The added significance given to government-subsidized rental housing is meant to end the current situation where newcomers in a city can't afford to buy an apartment or find a place good enough for renting," said Yu Xiaofen, vice-president of the Zhejiang University of Technology, who is also the dean of the Chinese Academy of Housing and Real Estate at the university.
How much of the old normal does an organization really want, or can really afford, to have back?
Such options have made it more convenient for diners who cannot afford time for an official dinner in brick-and-mortar restaurants.
"In this way, we are truly achieving the goal of 'enabling patients to access the drug, use the drug and afford the drug'," said Liu Zhefeng, deputy head of the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone Administration.
"However, not all patients can afford the medical expenses.
Previously, high research and development costs and patent-related issues meant that enterprises could not afford to sell medical devices at lower prices even though demand was high.
Lin said last year had been "super hard", so she wanted to give herself the best items she could afford.
Hui Jianqiang, head of research at Beijing Zhongfang-Yanxie Technology Service Ltd, believes that rental housing is an ideal solution for newcomers to a city as they cannot afford the existing high home prices.
Both such groups cannot afford to buy a home, and hence leasing is a more preferable option for them.
At the same time, they should also help people who cannot afford to buy homes with leasing services, said Hui Jianqiang, head of research with Beijing Zhongfang-Yanxie Technology Service Ltd.
"With higher disposable incomes, more Chinese families are able to afford housekeeping services.
"He said that in the past, only wealthy young people could afford to buy consoles and high-end PCs to take part in gaming.
Nearly 70 percent of new graduates said they can only afford monthly home rents below 2,000 yuan ($285).
"Most gaming companies can't afford to offer free-to-play games without in-app purchases.
A typical consumer in a lockdown situation would think along these lines, he said: "If I can't afford a car or house, at least let me treat myself to an ice cream, which can make me happy.
The Spring Festival holiday is traditionally a warm-up season for housing, especially in third-and fourth-tier cities, as some buyers who cannot afford a house in big cities where they work may turn to their hometown instead.
However, 85 percent of patients had delayed treatment because their families thought memory loss was natural among seniors and weren't alerted, and 50 percent of patients didn't get timely treatment because their families were not able to afford the time, energy or money.
"Without money, our hands are tied; we have no choice but to sell our pigs because we can't afford the swine feed," said Zhao, owner of Jinxing Breed Company in Pingdingshan city of central China's Henan province.
"The whole industry is transformed because of the amount of people we have in China who are now able to afford a basic protein every day," he said.
"Many small-and medium-sized drinking water companies can't afford to spend much on advertising," Li said.