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DEFINITION of 'Bamboo Network'

A network of expat-Chinese businesses in Southeast Asia. These companies are usually mid-sized and family-owned, with links to the economy of Greater China.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bamboo Network'

The Bamboo Network is mostly concentrated in large metropolitan areas, such as Hong Kong, Macau and Taipei, Taiwan, as well as Manila, Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City. (For related reading, see: Asia's Frontier Beckons.)

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