The development of a new area of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone – the Lingang New Area – will allow more businesses to benefit from tax cuts, duty exemptions, and other beneficial policies.
Entry into the Chinese market is regulated by the country’s negative lists and encouraged catalogue for foreign investment.
Special Customs Supervision Zones (SCSZs) are the best-suited locations for foreign investors engaged in export-oriented trade and production in China. We explain why.
China’s new Foreign Investment Law was passed in March. This issue of China Briefing magazine analyses the new law’s framework to govern foreign investment.
Businesses should develop a suitable relocation strategy which takes into account the relevant legal, tax, and human resources (HR) considerations.
The 2019 editions of China’s National and FTZ Negative Lists and FI Encouraged Catalogue are important supplements to the upcoming Foreign Investment Law.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority recently granted four new virtual banking licenses. These will operate almost exclusively online, and are likely to focus on banking for small and medium sized enterprises.
Setting up a joint venture in China can allow foreign businesses to invest in restricted industries and take advantage of local know-how.