Quote Originally Posted by keithwms View Post
This is true, and I have heard several times, from independent sources, that the trend in China (still growing at 10%) favors authenticity i.e. the Chinese consumer is quickly moving away from discounted knockoffs, and there is a new pride associated with owning high-end, brand-name products. If you couple that with abundant cash flow, the Chinese market alone will support quite a lot of price inflation.
Hilarious (and disappointing) irony in that. The chief producers of cheap crap desiring non-cheap crap for their own stuff.