Latest News

Showing 8 of 4815 articles
  • by Reading Time: 3 minutes

    Hong Kong and mainland to further liberalize CEPA

    On June 29, Hong Kong and Beijing agreed on further liberalize services and economic co-operation under the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) by signing Supplement IV to CEPA. The mainland will introduce a total of 40 liberalization measures covering 28 services areas, including 17 existing CEPA services areas and 11 new[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 1 minute

    China – India roundup, India Briefing launched

    It’s been a busy week for Dezan Shira & Associates, the firm behind China Briefing, and it’s all to do with India. Last week the practice opened three offices – Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai – specializing in foreign direct investment legal and tax matters into India for international clients, and we here at China Briefing published[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 2 minutes

    Beijing to ban a million cars in clean-air test

    Beijing will take one million cars off the city’s streets for two weeks in August to rehearse traffic control measures for next year’s Olympic Games, organizers of the event have said. Sources with the Beijing organizing committee for the Olympic Games said that city authorities will clear Beijing’s roads between August 7 and 20. They[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 3 minutes

    China policy increasingly important in U.S. presidential campaign

    While many people in the United States are focusing on “made in China” tags and substandard food, China is reaching out to leading U.S. presidential candidates, holding an unpublicized meeting with several of their top foreign policy advisors. Vice Foreign minister Dai Bingguo recently had dinner with advisors to some of the leading presidential candidates including Sen.[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 1 minute

    Schedules to the BVI Companies Act amended

    The BVI Financial Services Commission announced on Tuesday that the BVI Executive Council has issued an order amending the schedules to the BVI Business Companies Act. This order is important as it paves the way for a number of new initiatives including new simplified provisions for the transitioning of bearer share companies to non-bearer share[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 1 minute

    China to allow FDI in defense sector

    China will allow foreign investment in its defense sector according to state media Tuesday, as it looks to invigorate a long restricted and dormant sector. Beijing News (via AFP) is reporting that firms producing less-sensitive military equipment and products for broader civil and consumer markets will be allowed to solicit domestic and foreign investors as[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 3 minutes

    The new Dalian: You want to be here

    A letter from Dalian: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Dalian, China’s third largest port and hometown of Chinese Commerce Minister Bo Xilai, is a city of six million, just across the Yellow Sea from Japan. In fact its proximity to Japan is such that it has for a long time been considered more a Japanese and Korean city of not[…..]

  • by Reading Time: 2 minutes

    Hong Kong celebrates 10 years under PRC rule

    Hong Kong celebrated its tenth anniversary since returning to mainland China on Sunday. As with any arbitrary anniversary, this presents a moment to look back at that was, and what has happened since. Hong Kong has come a long way since those uncertain days in 1997. SARS and the Asian financial crisis hammered the city[…..]

Showing 8 of 4815 articles