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    Can your China manager manage?

    Local Chinese standards may be eating away at your businesses ability to globally compete By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Mar. 4 – Can your China Manager manage? In times when increasing numbers of foreign invested companies in China are localizing – is your Chinese manager really capable of running your multinational business within the law and to[…..]

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    China’s shipbuilding tonnage up 30 percent

    Mar. 4 – China’s shipbuilding tonnage jumped 30 percent to 18.93 million tons in 2007, the country’s top economic planning agency said Saturday. China, the world’s third-largest shipbuilder after Korea and Japan, accounted for 23 percent of the world’s market share, an increase of four percent over 2006. A total of 14.9 million tons of[…..]

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    China’s gray income increases

    Underestimated incomes for the wealthy demonstrate larger than expected wealth disparity BEIJING, Mar. 3 – Professor Wang Xiaolu of the National Research Institute of the China Reform Foundation has recently published a study that estimates that the average per capita disposable income of urban households for 2005 was undervalued by nearly 400 percent for the[…..]

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    New China Briefing issue out: Investing in China – Practical advice for the international SME

    Mar. 3 – With Chinese New Year behind us, we take a look at issues international SMEs face when in the early stages of their investment in China. From recent economic factors that may affect investment to sound practical advice about setting up operations, we have found that many SMEs are poorly advised at this[…..]

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    Oh Shanghai, where art thou?

    The development of the city into an international financial center has stalled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  SINGAPORE, Feb. 29 – The much lauded attempts to reposition Shanghai as a regional financial center appear to have ground to a complete halt. Statements made just a few years ago such as “In five years we will overtake Hong[…..]

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    China securities regulator appoints new vice-chairman

    Feb. 28 – The China Securities Regulatory Commission announced today that it has appointed Yao Gang as a vice-chairman, amid a slew of high-level personnel changes. Yao was formerly an assistant to CSRC chairman and director of the CSRC public offering supervision department, Xinhua reported the CSRC website stating. The securities regulator also named Zhu[…..]

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    Hong Kong eliminates duties on alcohol

      HONG KONG, Feb. 27 – Hong Kong eliminated the duty on imported wines today, creating cheer amongst much of the population relishing a return to the past as an Asian wine lover’s paradise. In his annual budget speech, Financial Secretary John Tsang announced that the duty on alcohol would be eliminated, the cuts to[…..]

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    Hong Kong ’08 budget proposes HK$75 billion in relief measures

    HONG KONG, Feb. 27 – In his annual budget speech, Financial Secretary John Tsang announced a host of changes amounting to HK$75 billion tax reductions. While legislative amendments are required for implementing each of the relief measures proposed in the budget, the changes should provide a boost to the territory’s economy. Here’s a look at[…..]

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