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

The Chinese court system operates significantly different from European ones. Having a strong understanding of court cases in China and of the differences ensures that companies are able to operate successfully in the Chinese market, and that they are insulated from...

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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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Progress on Climate Change in China

Climate change in China is a widely talked about problem. China burns half of the world’s coal supply every year, and over 25% of the world’s climate pollution originates in the country, however in the last decade the Chinese government, with growing support from its...

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Benelux Companies in South China Compared with the Rest

Moore Stephens Consulting, our partner in Shanghai, performs the Sino Benelux Business Survey every year. This year the survey was done in collaboration with the Benelux Chamber of Commerce, the embassy of the kingdom of Belgium, the embassy of the kingdom of the...

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Successful Foreign Companies in China

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, there are many cases of very successful endeavours in the Chinese market. In this...

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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”.