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China Insights

China insights about cultures and business habits, developments in the Chinese market and tips on doing business in China

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Chinese Translator; Friend or Foe?

A Western sales manager is in an important sales meeting, pitching his product to an interesting potential client. He just entered the crucial part of his sales pitch for a 1-million-euro deal and nailed it! Enthusiastically he turns towards his Chinese translator. In...

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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

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

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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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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7th Amendment of Chinese Individual Income Tax Law

On June 19, the "Amendment of the Individual Income Tax Law of the People's Republic of China (Draft)" was submitted to the Third Session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress for deliberation, indicating that the Chinese individual income...

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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”.