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  • Reducing Your China Manufacturing Costs

    Manufacturing costs in China are rising, as the price of labor, goods and services increases. Chris Devonshire-Ellis offers some tips in this article on how to reduce manufacturing costs to maintain a profitable China operation.
  • Retrospective: 15 Years of China Briefing

    Chris Devonshire-Ellis recaps China Briefing's 15 years of publication, beginning with an initial two-page newsletter and including milestones along the way. The article also features a selected gallery of China Briefing magazine covers.
  • Reducing Your China Sourcing Costs

    As China's business environment becomes tougher, alternatives to the traditional means of sourcing are popping up. This article provides you with some tips to make optimal use of the recent trends.
  • China Investment Roadmap: The Entertainment Industry - New Issue of China Briefing Magazine

    The newest issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled “China Investment Roadmap: The Entertainment Industry,” is out now and available as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore through the month of March.
  • Paying Foreign Employees in China: Individual Income Tax & Salary Planning

    China's Individual Income Tax Law features a special regime for stock options and annual bonuses. By intelligently making use these benefits, an employer may offer a valued employee a higher remuneration package, at no extra cost to the company.

Economy & Trade

China Outbound: Setting Up a Trading Company for China, ASEAN and India

China Outbound: Setting Up a Trading Company for China, ASEAN and India

In this edition of China Outbound, we provide a range of resources for expanding your import/export business beyond China and into India and Vietnam, including an overview of the economic drivers between China, ASEAN and India, and practical business intelligence for choosing a sourcing vehicle for China and Vietnam and trading with Vietnam.

Tax & Accounting

Hong Kong’s Advance Pricing Arrangement Program

Hong Kong’s Advance Pricing Arrangement Program

Hong Kong’s Advanced Pricing Program allows companies to get clarification from the tax authorities on whether a transaction is considered transfer pricing. These agreements become possible once Hong Kong has a DTA with the country or countries in question.

Legal & Regulatory

China Regulatory Brief: Hong Kong Tax Relief, Simplified Company Registration Procedures

China Regulatory Brief: Hong Kong Tax Relief, Simplified Company Registration Procedures

This week’s regulatory update covers the tax relief measures in Hong Kong, adjusted minimum wage levels in Guangdong province and preferential tax policies for private nursing homes.

Industries

Opportunities Abound for Dental Care in China

Opportunities Abound for Dental Care in China

Opportunities abound for the dental care industry in China. Living standards are rising and people are becoming more aware of dental health care issues. At the same time, the number of people in China with dental problems is shockingly high, but not enough dentists to meet rising demand.

Human Resources & Payroll

Special Feature: Remitting Your RMB Abroad

Special Feature: Remitting Your RMB Abroad

China has limitations in place on how much RMB you can convert into and from foreign currencies, as well as how much money you can send abroad. There are several ways to remit your savings back home. This article discusses the most common, and some of the less orthodox ways of doing so.

Asia Briefing Bookstore Catalogue 2013
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