The 4th Annual KPMG Shared Services Outsourcing summit held in Beijing, which was our biggest with over 350 attendees representing various industries and sectors throughout China, has brought together industry leaders to discuss the current status and prospects of the China shared services and outsourcing (SSO) market. Representatives from Proctor & Gamble, Hackett and the Ministry of Commerce in China headlined the speakers, and panel discussions were well represented by Siemens, HSBC, Thomas Reuters and four other leading service providers. The discussions centered on innovation, data analytics and China’s move towards a Global Business Strategy (GBS), were enthusiastic, insightful and very bullish on the future of China’s SSO industry. As you shall find throughout this report, there were some highly interesting perspectives regarding China moving forward. Enjoy!!!