German FDI in China was near record levels in H1 2023, but bilateral trade fell. What does the data tell us about the future of China-Germany trade and investment relations?
The simplification of China’s visa application process is poised to ease business travel and boost prospects for tourism, commerce, and allied sectors, all of which have lagged in the post-pandemic recovery period. We explain the changes to the visa process announced September 20, 2023.
Challenges and Solutions for European Businesses in China: Insights From the EU Chamber’s Position Paper 2023/2024
The Position Paper makes several recommendations for policymakers to address the challenges identified and possible solutions. Regardless of the shifts in perspectives, European businesses remain invested in the China growth story and are keen to be able to play a role in the evolving market landscape.
China’s National Immigration Administration unveiled an upgraded Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card, effective from December 1, 2023, with design improvements and enhanced functionality. We explain the key changes in the new Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card and benefits for applicants.
Fuki Fu from Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai office discusses Shanghai’s latest criteria for the permanent residence application for foreigners, which will apply starting from May 1, 2023.
We discuss the tax residency status of foreigners with a Chinese Permanent Residence ID Card and their tax liability on worldwide income in the country.
We offer the latest advice on traveling to China since the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, from visas to testing to travel precautions.
We discuss the requirements as Shanghai has updated its permanent residence application criteria to allow expatriates with PhD degrees and current employment in the city to apply.