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  • Cross-Border Forex Cash Pooling in the Shanghai FTZ

    One often overlooked feature of the Shanghai FTZ is the unique advantages it affords foreign investors for transferring funds between their China domestic and overseas entities via two-way cash pooling, allowing them to deploy greater liquidity, more efficiently manage finances, or obtain a better deposit rat...
  • Spotlight: Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone

    In this article, we spotlight the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Qianhai), established in 2010 with the aim of serving as an experimental business zone for better interaction between Mainland China and Hong Kong in the financial, logistics, and IT services sectors.
  • Moving Shop: Changing the Registered Address of a Company in China (Part 2)

    Foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) that thrive in the world’s second largest economy are those that can stay abreast of China’s ever changing tax and regulatory environment. In Part 2 of this two-part article, we provide a step-by-step guide to changing the registered address of a business in China, base...
  • Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2014-2015 (Pre-Orders Open)

    Asia Briefing and Dezan Shira & Associates are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2014-2015, our most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to taxation in China (preview available).
  • Optimizing Employee Take-home Pay in China through Annual Bonuses (Part 2)

    When determining bonuses, it is critical that employers pay close attention to the calculation of individual income tax (IIT), as this can considerably diminish employee take-home pay. In part two of this two-part article, we discuss how to calculate IIT for foreign employees, as well as provide tax planning ...

Economy & Trade

The Importance of India for China-based Foreign Manufacturers

The Importance of India for China-based Foreign Manufacturers

With Chinese President Xi Jinping’s India visit having come to an end, it is an opportune moment to draw some conclusions about the directions both are heading, including developments that will have a significant impact on foreign manufacturers and investors in China.

Tax & Accounting

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2014-2015 (Pre-Orders Open)

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2014-2015 (Pre-Orders Open)

Asia Briefing and Dezan Shira & Associates are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2014-2015, our most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to taxation in China (preview available).

Legal & Regulatory

Cross-Border Forex Cash Pooling in the Shanghai FTZ

Cross-Border Forex Cash Pooling in the Shanghai FTZ

One often overlooked feature of the Shanghai FTZ is the unique advantages it affords foreign investors for transferring funds between their China domestic and overseas entities via two-way cash pooling, allowing them to deploy greater liquidity, more efficiently manage finances, or obtain a better deposit rate than in the revenue’s country of origin.

Industries

Investing in China’s Aerospace and Aviation Industry

Investing in China’s Aerospace and Aviation Industry

Over the next five to ten years, China will increase the size of its general aviation fleet by roughly 30 percent annually, a total value of $159 billion, leading to considerable opportunities for foreign investment in the country’s aerospace and aviation industry.

Human Resources & Payroll

Guangdong Adjusts Base Figure for Social Insurance Contributions

Guangdong Adjusts Base Figure for Social Insurance Contributions

Several major cities in Guangdong, including Shenzhen, Dongguan and Guangzhou, recently released details on their average wages in 2013, which are used as the base figures to calculate the minimum and maximum contributions to social insurance and housing funds for employees.

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