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    Major new developments in cross-border trade routes between China and India

      Southeast Asia to be transformed by new road, rail and air routes  Our sister blog, 2point6billion.com, which deals with matters of China – India bilateral trade, has a great piece up at the moment which identifies the developing new trade routes between the two countries. Taken from a well received presentation given by Chris Devonshire-Ellis[…..]

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    English translation of FDI catalogue now available

    The Ministry of Commerce has just released their English translation of the Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Enterprises, which came into effect on December 1, 2007. Please note that this is the complete translation, including the entire encouraged category as well the restricted and prohibited categories. As with all legal documents in China,[…..]

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    Chinese lions run rampant in firm’s offices

    International guests entertained at Dezan Shira Beijing’s 15th anniversary reception L-r: Chris Devonshire-Ellis, Sabrina Zhang and Alberto Vettoretti with the Lions Beijing, November 30 – Guests from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, as well as Embassy officials from the United States, India, Canada, Germany, Austria and New Zealand, and several prominent banks and clients in[…..]

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    China vs. Japan: Getting things done

    The Atlantic Monthly’s James Fallows is flying high. He’s riding “right seat” with a friend who is moving a Cirrus SR22 from Tokyo to Macau. So far, he has flown past Mt. Fuji and down along the southern coast of Japan’s main island, Honshu; past Kyoto and Hiroshima; to Kagoshima, on the southern island of[…..]

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    China’s ports handle 100 million TEUs

      Nov. 29 – The number of container units (TEUs) handled by mainland ports this year hit 100 million yesterday. “China’s container transportation has reached world levels both in handling efficiency and building networks, greatly contributing to the prosperous shipping industries of Northeast Asia and the world,” Xu Zuyuan, vice-minister of communications, said yesterday at a[…..]

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    China-Australia links improve with election of new Labor government in Canberra

    By Daniel Hughes  Sino-Australian business relations and political connections are already riding the crest of an all-time high, but will seemingly be further enhanced by the result of Australia’s federal election on Saturday, November 24. In a landslide result, the people of Australia ousted the reigning John Howard-led Liberal government, in preference for a new Labor[…..]

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    China’s New Labor Law: What you need to be doing about it

    The new December issue of China Briefing is now online and details the implications and compliance issues foreign investors face when assessing the impact of China’s new labor law. Set to become effective in little over a month on January 1, 2008, the magazine details the laws background, new employer liabilities, the changes that need[…..]

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    DHL to invest US$175 million on Shanghai hub

    SHANGHAI, Nov. 27 – Express shipping and logistics giant, DHL has signed a deal to invest US$175 million on a North Asia hub to be located at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The move aims to increase the company’s Asia Pacific scope and cement its market leadership in China. This is the second cargo brand to[…..]

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