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How To Do Business in China Without Owning A Local Company

How To Do Business in China Without Owning A Local Company

This article has been prepared by our partners from MS AdvisoryThe rules and regulations for foreign companies to do business in China can be considered as strict and in some industries even as restrictive. However, it certainly remains possible for foreign companies...

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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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Effects of the US-China trade war on SME’s in China

Effects of the US-China trade war on SME’s in China

Trump’s campaign route towards the white house in 2016 was paved with China. He pointed towards China and stated they “outmanoeuvred the US”. Apart from this complimentary remark, he also accused China of various wrongdoings. From dumping exports to devaluating their...

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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 Millennials: The Future of China

Chinese Millennials: The Future of China

As some of our colleagues are waiting for the driver, after the negotiations with one of our Chinese clients, the son and daughter of the CEO and COO ask us: “Can you squat like a Chinese?”. Both are involved in running the business of their parents and are considered...

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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”.