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  • Investing in China’s Art Auction Market

    China’s art and antiques market is the world’s largest, with 2013 sales exceeding US$8.5 billion, up 28.8 percent from 2012. In 2013, the overseas market of Chinese art and antiques was US$2.3 billion. Foreign art investors seeking to enter the China's art auction market need to be concerned with distingu...
  • China Announces Official 2015 National Holiday Schedule

    The Chinese government has just released the holiday schedule for 2015. The schedule differs in several instances to 2014’s calendar, with no compensated leave day for Mid-Autumn festival due to proximity to National Holiday.
  • Investing in China’s Medical Device Industry, Part 2

    Investing in China's medical device industry requires investors to go through complex establishment process and obtain all relevant licenses. Foreign investors need to consider many issues, normally including tax, governmental procedures and permits, IP protection, legal liability.
  • Employing Foreign Nationals in China - New Issue of China Briefing Magazine

    The newest issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled “Employing Foreign Nationals in China,” is out now and available as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore through the month of December. In this issue, we discuss the most up-to-date visa procedures for working in China, IIT liability f...
  • China Briefing Magazine Celebrates 150th Issue

    China Briefing Magazine reaches a significant milestone tomorrow with the publication of our 150th issue over a period stretching back 15 years. The new issue, titled “Employing Foreign Nationals in China”, will be available for download from the Asia Briefing bookstore tomorrow.

Economy & Trade

Investing in China’s Art Auction Market

Investing in China’s Art Auction Market

China’s art and antiques market is the world’s largest, with 2013 sales exceeding US$8.5 billion, up 28.8 percent from 2012. In 2013, the overseas market of Chinese art and antiques was US$2.3 billion. Foreign art investors seeking to enter the China’s art auction market need to be concerned with distinguishing fakes, capturing deposits from affluent buyers and hiring professionals.

Tax & Accounting

China Regulatory Brief: 2015 Tariff Implementation Plan and New Visa Requirements for Short-term Workers

China Regulatory Brief: 2015 Tariff Implementation Plan and New Visa Requirements for Short-term Workers

In this week’s China Regulatory Brief, we discuss China’s 2015 tariff implementation plan, new visa requirements for short-term workers coming to China, the establishment of three new FTZs and the first bilateral APA signed between China and Switzerland.

Legal & Regulatory

China Regulatory Brief: 2015 Tariff Implementation Plan and New Visa Requirements for Short-term Workers

China Regulatory Brief: 2015 Tariff Implementation Plan and New Visa Requirements for Short-term Workers

In this week’s China Regulatory Brief, we discuss China’s 2015 tariff implementation plan, new visa requirements for short-term workers coming to China, the establishment of three new FTZs and the first bilateral APA signed between China and Switzerland.

Industries

Investing in China’s Art Auction Market

Investing in China’s Art Auction Market

China’s art and antiques market is the world’s largest, with 2013 sales exceeding US$8.5 billion, up 28.8 percent from 2012. In 2013, the overseas market of Chinese art and antiques was US$2.3 billion. Foreign art investors seeking to enter the China’s art auction market need to be concerned with distinguishing fakes, capturing deposits from affluent buyers and hiring professionals.

Human Resources & Payroll

China Announces Official 2015 National Holiday Schedule

China Announces Official 2015 National Holiday Schedule

The Chinese government has just released the holiday schedule for 2015. The schedule differs in several instances to 2014’s calendar, with no compensated leave day for Mid-Autumn festival due to proximity to National Holiday.

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