Economy & Trade

Shenzhen announces regulations on registration of processing trade enterprises


SHENZHEN, Oct. 9 – Processing factories located in South China have until October 23 to decide if they want to register with the Shenzhen or local bureau of trade and industry if they want to retain their ability to import or export restricted materials should they decide to convert themselves into a foreign invested enterprise […]

Dalian High-Tech Industrial Zone shifts into high gear


By Adam Livermore  DALIAN, Oct. 8 – Standing on a windswept hill overlooking the coastline of southern Dalian and looking towards the distant port town of Lushun, it is hard to visualize how the rolling rural landscape will look after it is swamped by the planned “silicon peninsula,” at least until you turn around and […]

New issue of China Briefing tackles due diligence


The October issue of China Briefing is out now, available for free download here. The issue tackles due diligence in China. Included in the comprehensive overview is due diligence buyers can conduct themselves on Chinese suppliers – with explanations on the content of a Chinese business license – and comments on sales and purchasing due […]

Blue skies smiling at me


Op/Ed Commentary: Andy Scott HARRISBURG, Penn., Oct 3 – The talk of China here in the United States tends to instantly go towards that of lead paint when people find out that you live in Shanghai. Lead paint, tainted toothpaste and – for the most hard core of China watchers – tires and Africa also […]

Investors guide to the Dalian Development Zone


By Adam Livermore DALIAN, Oct. 1 – Located further up the peninsula from the city center of Dalian, the development zone has turned into a major metropolis in its own right with a population of around 350,000. Normally it takes about 45 minutes to make the drive from the development zone to the Dalian city […]

An investors guide to Dalian


By Adam Livermore DALIAN, Sept. 26 – Dalian is a city attracting a great deal of attention right now. Particularly newsworthy is the US$2.5 billion investment by Intel in a new semiconductor plant, and the expansion of the High-Tech Zone – Dalian is set to become the Bangalore of China. Major multinationals are spearheading the […]

Vote for Amcham China’s chairman to carry the Olympic torch!


By Chris Devonshire-Ellis BEIJING, Sept. 25 – Jim Zimmerman, chairman of Amcham China, has just done a wonderful thing and entered into the China Daily newspaper competition to select four foreigners living in China to carry the Olympic torch amongst the many locals selected as it nears Beijing for the opening ceremony. As the competition […]

The local vs state government debate: China steps backwards


By Chris Devonshire-Ellis BEIJING, Sept. 24 – Last week I wrote about the differing legal responsibilities government in China can have, and specifically concerning a case we handled with PWC and Jun He concerning staff mandatory welfare payments, and whether or not the local government had the right to negotiate on these. Our legal research […]

Showing 8 of 3664 articles
Events in China All Events

Our free webinars are packed full of useful information for doing business in China.

Related reading
  • An Introduction to Doing Business in China 2023
  • A Quick Guide to Accounting and Audit in China 2023 (1st Edition)
  • Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2022-23
  • China M&A Outlook: Trends and Strategies
  • Human Resources and Payroll in China 2022
Back to top