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    Dezan Shira & Associates celebrates 15 years in China today!

    Today is our birthday. Yup, 15 years ago today, November 19, 1992, Dezan Shira & Associates began life as a Hong Kong limited liability company and opened its doors in Hong Kong and Shenzhen to begin providing consulting services to foreign investors wanting to get into China. To celebrate this – 15 years is a[…..]

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    The great China M&A roulette wheel – Due diligence, due diligence, due diligence: Part one

    China is seeing a huge increase in M&A activity, from increasingly diverse parts of the world. Led often by European businesses, who after all, share the same land mass as China (albeit one separated by a few deserts and a rather large mountain range) and have been pretty gung ho about China over the years.[…..]

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    New guidelines for FDI creating confusion, uncertainty in real estate sector

    By Andy Scott SHANGHAI, Nov. 15 – The new catalogue for foreign investment, released on November 7, aims to address some of what Beijing perceives as structural problems in China’s economic development. Chief among these is limiting the inflow of foreign direct investment into industries that do little to tackle some of Beijing’s major problem[…..]

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    Tax breaks disappear in draft of corporate income tax implementation rules

    By Andy Scott SHANGHAI, Nov. 15 – China has drafted executive regulations for a new corporate income tax law that will harmonize the domestic and foreign rates, and the final draft has been submitted to the State Council for approval, the China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday, citing an expert close to the issue. The[…..]

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    Consumer prices in China pushed to ten-year high, low-income households feel pressure

    By Andy Scott SHANGHAI, Nov. 14 – The National Bureau of Statistics announced yesterday that China’s consumer prices in October reached the highest rate in more than a decade, driven mostly by skyrocketing food costs. Compared to a year earlier, the Consumer Price Index jumped 6.5 percent in October, equal to August which also saw[…..]

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    Blair paid US$500,000 for 20 minute talk in Dongguan

    The real estate market in China may be a giant bubble waiting to burst, and the recent changes to the regulations on foreign investment into the sector will make it harder for foreigners to profit from the sky-high rates, but at least one person has found a way to turn a profit. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair[…..]

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    China’s trade surplus hits monthly record

    China’s trade surplus jumped to an all-time monthly high in October according to figures released today by the General Administration of Customs. China’s trade surplus in October rose 13.5 percent over the same month last year to US$27.05 billion. The surplus has seen a huge 59 percent increase over the first 10 months of the[…..]

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    Delhi-Beijing, Mumbai-Shanghai: Anything China can do, India can do too

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  BEIJING, Nov. 9 – The new issue of China Briefing’s sister magazine, India Briefing, is now out, and is a Delhi and Mumbai special, identifying the investment environment in those cities. But in reading it through, and regularly visiting those cities as well as Beijing (where I live) and Shanghai, other comparisons[…..]

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