Bamboo Network

AAA

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.)

RELATED TERMS
  1. Tianjin, China

    A definition of Tianjin, China.
  2. Hong Kong SAR, China

    Hong Kong is a financial and business center in China.
  3. Macau SAR, China

    Definition of Macau SAR, China
  4. Shenzhen SEZ, China

    A definition of Shenzhen SEZ, China.
  5. TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, ...
  6. Next Eleven

    Also known as N-11, these are the eleven countries that, according ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Economics

    What Would Happen If Interest Rates Rise?

    This time around, while U.S. long-term yields have rebounded from their January lows, rates have generally been lower than where they ended 2014.
  2. Economics

    Growth and Stabilization In The Global Economy

    The continued advance for stocks implies a stabilization in international economies, which indicates global growth is steadying after declining last year.
  3. Savings

    Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China?

    Credit cards are now much more widely accepted in China – and one issuer leads the pack, due to its deal with China UnionPay, the Chinese bankcard network.
  4. Economics

    China's Push for Investment in North Korea

    We look at how the Chinese government is actively encouraging businessmen to invest in North Korea, including issuing a guidebook.
  5. Investing News

    Looking To Invest In U.S Start-Ups? Better Try...

    A surge in investment in tech startups in Asia is driving incredible expansion and innovation on the continent, which is becoming a new tech frontier.
  6. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Comparing China ETFs: SPDR GXC or iShares FXI?

    A look at SPDR GXC and iShares FXI China ETFs.
  7. Investing Basics

    Why Is China Stockpiling Millions of Barrels of OIl?

    Can China’s recent attempts to build a big oil inventory (at current low oil prices) have a positive impact on its economy? Here’s a closer look.
  8. Personal Finance

    5 Money-Saving Tips For Visiting China

    The most expensive part of visiting China is getting there. To save your budget once you arrive, try these strategies.
  9. Entrepreneurship

    Top 10 Chinese Entrepreneurs

    Many of the world's millionaires and billionaires are now found in China.
  10. Retirement

    Retiring In the Philippines? Try These Top Cities

    Four cities in different regions of the Philippines that offer a range of activities and settings, along with good healthcare and a lively expat community.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Gordon Growth Model

    A model for determining the intrinsic value of a stock, based on a future series of dividends that grow at a constant rate. ...
  2. Cost Accounting

    A type of accounting process that aims to capture a company's costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step ...
  3. Law Of Supply

    A microeconomic law stating that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, the quantity ...
  4. Investment Grade

    A rating that indicates that a municipal or corporate bond has a relatively low risk of default. Bond rating firms, such ...
  5. Fringe Benefits

    A collection of various benefits provided by an employer, which are exempt from taxation as long as certain conditions are ...
  6. Irrevocable Trust

    A trust that can't be modified or terminated without the permission of the beneficiary. The grantor, having transferred assets ...
Trading Center