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    A Brief History of the Bank of China

    April 17 – The Bank of China’s beginnings lie within the Imperial Chinese Court. The Hupu Bank The Hupu Bank was organized by the Imperial Ministry of Revenues in 1904 during the Qing Dynasty. It is the oldest government owned and operated bank in China and opened its first office in Beijing on September 27,[…..]

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    Dezan Shira & Associates opens new office in Ningbo

    Practice now has three offices in Shanghai’s Yangtze River Delta and nine nationally NINGBO, April 16 – Dezan Shira & Associates, the specialist foreign direct investment firm, has opened an office in the port of Ningbo, on China’s Eastern coast just south of Shanghai. The practice, which provides legal, tax and due diligence advice to[…..]

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    Fuel taxes to be refunded in the second quarter

    April 16 – China announced that value-added tax on gasoline and diesel imported by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) between April 1 and June 30 will qualify for a 17 percent tax refund in the second quarter. The move aims to relieve CNPC and Sinopec’s refining loses and ensures that[…..]

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    China’s first quarter GDP up by 10.6 percent

    April 16- China’s gross domestic product for the first three months of the year till March 31 grew by 10.6 percent. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the figure is lower than last year’s 11.7 percent during the same period. The slight slowdown has been attributed to the prolonged winter season that led to[…..]

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    Second Edition of Buiness Guide to Setting Up Joint Ventures Now Available

    Updated edition contains new laws and regulatory issues affecting China JVs China Briefing has just published a new, updated edition of the successful “Setting Up Joint Ventures in China.” Priced at US$25 (RMB200) plus p&p, the handbook is available from sales@china-briefing.com or from our bookstore via credit card payment here. Details of contents are as[…..]

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    China’s inflation shows some signs of slowing

    PBOC and CBRC both “optimistic” inflation is being curbed BEIJING, April 15 – The Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) has claimed some initial success in cooling the economy with slowdowns occurring for the first time in recent months in new money supply and bank loans. With inflation at a 12 year high, chairman of the[…..]

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    Young Presidents Organization – Beijing chapter event

    Doing business in China – Who’s who of China-based entrepreneurs lined up to talk BEIJING, April 15 – The Young Presidents Organization, Beijing Chapter are holding a three day seminar at the Beijing Raffles Hotel from Sunday, April 20th – Tuesday April 22nd. Featuring some of China’s best known entrepreneurs and successful businessmen, the event[…..]

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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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