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    Council on Foreign Relations releases report on U.S. presidential candidates’ China policy

    For those following the presidential primary campaigns in the United States, the Council on  Foreign Relations has released a policy guide to the candidates’ views on China. From the report: China’s rise and its effects on the United States is a growing preoccupation of U.S. policymakers and politicians. With China’s economy booming, its military prowess[…..]

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    Seeing green on China’s lakes and rivers

    The water from tap water supply companies in east China’s Wuxi city became normal Sunday afternoon, ending a water crisis caused by the bloom of blue-green algae which polluted the city’s water source.  Tap water supply for the city began to be halted on May 22, when its major source -Taihu Lake, started to stink[…..]

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    In China it’s environment vs. economic growth, and guess who’s winning…

    With China slated to pass the United States to become the world’s number one producer of greenhouse gasses by 2010, the Chinese leadership in Beijing has made moves to curb emissions and institute more stringent environmental policies. But the balance between protecting the environment and maintaining the break-away growth has not been easy to achieve[…..]

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    Lenovo moves into China’s hinterland and invests in the country’s sixth-tier

    Below is an excerpt from an article that ran in China Daily today on Lenovo’s plans to expand into China’s fourth- to sixth-tier cities: Lenovo will expand its presence in rural China to maintain its competitive edge, according to one of the computer giant’s top managers. “China’s fourth- to sixth-tier cities will become our major growth[…..]

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    June issue of China Briefing out now

    The June issue of China Briefing is out now. This issue deals with upgrading your China business entity – from an existing representative office, to a trading company (foreign invested commercial enterprise) or a fully fledged manufacturing organization – a wholly foreign owned enterprise. We look at the implications of how to handle your RO,[…..]

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    Shanghai rental rates for expats ranked 8th in world, Beijing 11th

    The average rental rate for a three-bedroom in an expatriate community in Shanghai is US$4,000 per month according to a recent survey by ECA International. Shanghai rental rents rose five percent from the previous year, while the rental rate for a similar apartment in Beijing dropped six percent from 2005 to an average price of US$3,840, for[…..]

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    Shenyang EU Economic / Techinical Development Zone

    The Shenyang EU Economic Development Zone is a new project conceived by the Shenyang Municipal Government and located in the northeast part of Shenyang, 15 kilometers from the central business district. It covers an area of 12 sq. km, 5 sq. km of which is expected to be completed by the end of this year.[…..]

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    New developments for foreign trade companies inside the Yantian and Futian FTZs

    The Notice on Relevant Issues in the Administration of Foreign Trade in Free Trade Zones and Bonded Logistics Parks was issued on July 13, 2005 and clarified that trade companies inside the Yantian & Futian FTZs may apply to the Ministry of Commerce for foreign trade and distribution rights. Since the first of March, the[…..]

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