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    China’s largest wine importer freed from custody over customs discrepancies

    SHANGHAI, April 14 – Don St. Pierre Jr., named the 37th most influential wine person globally, was recently released in Shanghai following a month-long detention and a major investigation of his firm’s wine importation business. St. Pierre was being held as part of an extensive investigation of wine importers by the Chinese authorities looking for[…..]

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    Canton Fair revises registration regulations for foreigners

    GUANGZHOU, April 14 – According to the China Import and Export website, registration regulations for foreigners to attend the 103rd session of the annual Canton Fair have been revised. In order for foreigners to register, a new five step process has been implemented in the attempt to make the Canton Fair a safe trading environment[…..]

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    China wrestles with Russia for control of Central Asia

      This is the seventh in a series of articles that looks at China’s borders. As China has grown in the last 30 years, so have the often complicated relationships it has with its many varied neighbors. In this article, we take a look at Russia. By Joyce Roque April 14 – The Russian Federation[…..]

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    China and New Zealand sign free trade agreement

    April 11 – China and New Zealand signed a free trade agreement on April 7 in Beijing, a culmination of three years of talks between the two nations. Signed in the Great Hall of the People, the agreement marked “the culmination of fifteen rounds of negotiations over three years,” New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said.[…..]

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    Rising fuel prices cause Oasis Airline to shut down

      HONG KONG, April 11 – The escalating price of jet fuel has been pinpointed as the main culprit for the collapse of long-haul budget airline Oasis Hong Kong. Another factor that contributed to strained company finances was the decision to buy instead of leasing the aircrafts. According to the International Air Transport Association, in[…..]

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    South China factories on the move – relocation has begun

    Fujian, Zhejiang and Northern Vietnam main new destinations for low end sourcing / manufacturing SHENZHEN, April 11 – South China, long the country’s epicenter of low-end manufacturing and sourcing, is seeing a massive slowdown in new investment as companies look to move further inland and elsewhere. Dezan Shira & Associates, which has maintained offices in[…..]

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    Shanghai’s new terminal opens in Pudong, but where are the passengers?

      SHANGHAI, April 10 – The second terminal at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport opened on March 26, more than doubling capacity for the airport to 60 million passengers and year. Built at a cost of RMB20 billion, the new terminal and third runway, designed to handle the world’s largest aircraft, opens just in time to[…..]

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    Third edition of Setting up Representative Offices in China out now

    Updated guide “Setting up Representative Offices in China” now available April 10 – The brand new, updated version of our popular guide to setting up representative offices in China is now available. This is the most up-to-date published information currently available on the subject and includes regional variations in the application procedures and tax reporting obligations.[…..]

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