China has one of the biggest world economies and it has continued to grow in recent years. This makes China a crucial player in the business world. For example, Mark Zuckerberg has recently showed off his language skills because he knows how important it is to be able to speak Chinese when you are doing business—especially on an international level.
Zuckerberg’s move to learn Chinese is a great step for his brand. He could be sending out his feelers to work with China on new media beyond Facebook or he could be developing a global media and in need of on-site partners.