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Internationalizing Your China WFOE

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:48

Transferring WFOE equity ownership from China to Hong Kong or Singapore may provide greater trade flexibility and tax incentives for China-based enterprises.

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An Overview of China’s Retail Industry

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:01

Underpinned by the steady rise of household income, China’s retail market has become one of the most lucrative and rapidly growing in the world. In this article, we highlight the key consumer trends that will shape China's expanding retail market.

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China Announces Preferential Policies for Three Development Zones

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:27

Enterprises in Hengqin, Pingtan and Qianhai's preferential zones will be taxed at a reduced 15 percent corporate income tax rate, according to a new circular released by the State Administration of Taxation.

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Key Aspects of Business Establishment for FIEs in China

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 01:04

In this China Briefing exclusive interview, Jenny Liao of Dezan Shira & Associates discusses the key aspects of business establishment in China for foreign invested enterprises, including capital requirements, the importance of internal controls and dividend repatriation strategies.

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China Regulatory Brief: Business License Reform & Shanghai FTZ Customs Clearance

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:04

In this week's China Regulatory Brief, we examine the new version of the business license in China, new preferential policies in development zones across the nation and customs clearance in the Shanghai free trade zone.

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China Announces Preferential Income Tax Policies for Small Businesses

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 19:22

China's Ministry of Finance recently issued a new policy that provides tax relief to small and medium sized enterprises operating in the country.

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China’s Rare Earth Exchange Begins Trading Following WTO Ruling

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:36

China's Baotou Rare Earth Products Exchange has commenced trading in three rare earth metals following an adverse ruling for China at the WTO.

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Anatomy of a Corporate Hijacking: How Your Chinese Company Can Be Hijacked and How to Prevent It

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:11

The hijacking of foreign invested enterprises by local employees in China is not uncommon. The key to preventing these occurrences lies in understanding the administrative details of how a Chinese corporation is managed.

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Leveraging India to Sell More China Manufactured Products

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 22:46

India's growing consumer base, coupled with the China-India FTA, make the country an ideal market for China-based manufacturers looking to expand their scope in the region.

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China Introduces New Consumer Protection Law

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:16

A series of new consumer protection laws went into effect last month that will help protect Chinese consumers from fraudulent transactions and low quality products.

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Leveraging ASEAN to Sell More China Manufactured Products

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 22:10

The ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement represents a great opportunity for foreign manufacturers based in China to expand their export markets throughout Southeast Asia.

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China Regulatory Brief: IIT Reform & New FTZ Establishment

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 21:36

In this week's China Regulatory Brief, we examine developments in China's roll-out of free trade zones (FTZs) across the country and new reform to individual income tax (IIT).

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Hengqin New Area Announces Preferential Policies

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 00:22

The State Administration of Taxation announced new preferential tax policies for certain industries operating within the Hengqin New Area, located in the Zhuhai Special Economic Zone in Guangdong Province.

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Economic Cooperation to Play Stronger Role in China-France Relationship

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:18

Several high-level trade deals were signed between China and France during President Xi Jinping’s three-day visit this week during a wider European tour.

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China Retail Industry Report 2014: New Issue of China Briefing Magazine

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 23:59

In this special edition of China Briefing Magazine, we provide an overview of the retail industry in China and outline the procedures for setting up a retail shop.

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China’s 2014 Q1 Minimum Wage Hikes

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 01:09

China's minimum wage levels increased across most regions in the country, with monthly rates growing by more than ten percent in Shanghai and Beijing,

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China Outbound: Shifting Demographics and Manufacturing Trends in Asia

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 23:42

In this edition of China Outbound, we highlight the shifting demographic dynamics taking place across Asia and explore their impact on manufacturing centers throughout the region.

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Frankfurt Beats London to Become First RMB Clearing Hub Outside Asia

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 23:24

Germany’s Deutsche Bundesbank and the People’s Bank of China signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will establish an RMB settling and clearing service in Frankfurt.

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China Law Firm Acquisition Market Heats Up with Multiple M&A Deals

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 20:05

China's legal services market is beginning to heat up this year with the acquisition of Shanghai-based law firm Chen & Co by the "Big Four" auditing enterprise Ernst & Young.

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U.S.-Hong Kong Tax Agreement a Step Forward for International Tax Cooperation

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:10

The U.S. and Hong Kong have singed an agreement this week to facilitate the sharing of tax information between the two country's tax authorities, the first tax information exchange agreement signed by Hong Kong using the relevant legal framework established in July of last year.

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