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Business in Chengdu: Do or Don’t

Business in Chengdu: Do or Don’t

There are many cities in China on the brink of a development boom or in the middle of it. Chengdu is one of these cities. Considering our recent research into Tier 2 cities, we are seeing a growth of business in Chengdu from western companies due to their “Go-West...

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5 Shenzhen Companies You Should Know

5 Shenzhen Companies You Should Know

Shenzhen is the new Silicone Valley of China , as it has a huge tech focus. Shenzhen is also in the heart of the Greater Bay Area. A name which is most certainly a nod to the Bay Area in San Francisco. We have already written before about successful foreign companies...

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China Visa for Business

China Visa for Business

Most foreign citizens require a visa to enter China. Especially when going to China for employment or business reasons, it is important to apply for the right visa. The purpose of this article is to shortly elaborate on the China visa for business options for...

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Chinese Business License

Chinese Business License

The business license, together with the company chops, is one of the most important documents any company in China possesses. Every company has a business license, from local Chinese companies to Joint Ventures and Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises (WFOE). We realise...

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Compliance in China: 7 Important Steps for Your Business

Compliance in China: 7 Important Steps for Your Business

Compliance in China, is it even possible? Many foreign organizations active in China are in danger of breaking Chinese legislation. However, this risk is often not taken consciously. It is not a matter of bad intent, but rather because compliancy in China is the most...

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Successful Foreign Companies in China

Successful Foreign Companies in China

Also read our article on successful Chinese companies you might not have heard of! The general conclusion about business in China involves the level of complexity and the high chance of failure. Many corporations, big and small, fail in the Chinese market.  However,...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.