New Complimentary China City Guides Available from Asia Briefing

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New city guides released for Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Ningbo, and Zhongshan.

Jul. 6 – Asia Briefing has just revised and updated its China City Guide series – offering readers a brief and easy to read, yet immensely informative, introduction to 12 cities across China.

Compiled based on our own local resources and expertise, and in cooperation with Dezan Shira & Associates, these guides present the investor with a real picture of the economic conditions in some of China’s most important cities.

With the recent launch of offices in Suzhou and Tianjin last month, the 12 city guides listed below represent the 12 cities in which Dezan Shira & Associates now maintains an office presence in China. For more information regarding business or investment opportunities in any of these locations, please feel free to email info@dezshira.com.

All city guides below are available for complimentary PDF download via the Asia Briefing Bookstore and feature the following information:

  • Demographic and economic statistics
  • Infrastructure
  • Economic and investment climate
  • Major development zones and ports

Shanghai City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Shanghai is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on China’s most comprehensive industrial and commercial city. Due to its rapid economic growth in recent years, Shanghai is perhaps China’s most globalized city and, in addition to its role as Mainland China’s premier financial center, it is boasts an abundance of arts, culture, and cutting-edge technology.

Beijing City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Beijing is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on China’s political and cultural heart. Also one of the country’s most scenic and historical locations, Beijing’s numerous landmarks such as the Forbidden City and proximity to the Great Wall also make the city a wonderful place to live, work, or visit.

Hong Kong City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Hong Kong is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on one of the world’s most dynamic regions and key pillar in today’s global economy. Hong Kong has been a major beneficiary of China’s changing economic policy over the past few decades and local authorities have big plans for infrastructure investments and development zones to make the city’s economy even stronger. Positioned at the center of East Asia, Hong Kong has long been important as a gateway to Guangzhou due to its location on the Pearl River Estuary.

Shenzhen City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Shenzhen is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on China’s steadily growing tech city and important gateway to Hong Kong. Starting as China’s first – and eventually most successful – special economic zone, Shenzhen has seen vast sums of investment pour into the country both from abroad and from within China since the late 1970s.

Guangzhou City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Guangzhou is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on one of China’s largest cities. As capital of Guangdong, one of China’s most developed and prosperous provinces, Guangzhou is also the center of manufacturing in the region and hosts several important annual trade fairs.

Dalian City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Dalian is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on one of China’s most important port cities, which handles most trade with Japan, Korea and Taiwan due to its strategic location. The city is also a key financial and logistics hub serving the Northeast China region.

Tianjin City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Tianjin is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on one of China’s rapidly growing regions. One of China’s four designated municipalities, Tianjin is a blossoming investment destination hosting offices for over half of the world’s Fortune 500 companies.

Qingdao City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Qingdao is designed for the investor seeking a general overview of one of China’s more popular tourist destinations. Fortuitously located on the peninsula of Shandong Province, Qingdao serves an imperative international trade and transportation hub. Once occupied by both Germany and Japan, this coastal city is no stranger to foreign investment.

Hangzhou City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Hangzhou is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on what the World Bank has named the “best overall investment environment on the mainland.” Suited to attract investment from nearby Shanghai, Hangzhou has long been renowned for its prime geographic location, historical sites and beautiful scenery.

Suzhou City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Suzhou is designed for the investor seeking a general overview of one of China’s most prosperous and beautiful cities. With the support of the government, Suzhou’s economic development has continued to grow. Only 45 minutes away from Shanghai by train, the “Venice of the East” is an attractive alternative for foreign investors trying to find cheaper manufacturing, land and labor costs. As Suzhou continues to feed off Shanghai’s growth, the wisdom of planning Suzhou’s economy around Shanghai’s becomes increasingly apparent to future investors in the region.

Ningbo City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Ningbo is designed for the investor seeking a general overview on one of China’s first major east coast cities to open to foreign trade. Now one of Zhejiang Province’s most prosperous and beautiful cities, Ningbo is one of the most important port cities serving the East China region.

Zhongshan City Guide
Asia Briefing’s City Guide on Zhongshan is designed for the investor seeking a general overview of one of China’s most prosperous cities. Originally known as Xiangshan, the name of today’s Zhongshan town and country was changed in 1925 to honor the area as the birthplace of China’s famous revolutionary and political leader, Dr. Sun Yat-sen. Zhongshan has since blossomed into a mid-size modern industrial county with a national level development zone.

Dezan Shira & Associates is a boutique professional services firm providing foreign direct investment business advisory, tax, accounting, payroll and due diligence services for multinational clients in China, Vietnam and India. In addition to the firm’s 12 China offices, the firm also maintains five offices in India and two in Vietnam. For more information regarding doing business in any of these cities or regions, please email info@dezshira.com, visit www.dezshira.com, or download the firm’s brochure here.

One response to “New Complimentary China City Guides Available from Asia Briefing”

  1. Ong Thiam Kwee says:

    Please look at the smaller cities (smaller than 2nd tier cities) as they are very robust in growth although the financing of the projects will need to be more creative.

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