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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
BUSINESS RESOURCES

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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The Robotics Industry in China

The robotics industry in China is one of the biggest in the world. China currently ranks 23rd worldwide in robot density (the number of robots per 10 000 workers). Their rank is bound to increase during the next few years. In fact, the sale of industrial robots in...

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The Chinese Cosmetics Market

In recent years, the demand of Chinese people for cosmetics and beauty products has significantly increased. This development coupled with the rise of e-commerce channels has caused China's cosmetics industry to experience rapid development and growth. Currently, the...

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Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China

The Beijing Silk Street Market It is often said that imitation is the highest form of flattery, so by this logic, thousands of brands are flattered every day in tireless factories all across China. This disregard for intellectual property in China is most blatantly...

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Setting up a Company in China: 8 Steps

People who consider registering a company in China are often conditioned to believe setting up a company is fast and straightforward around the world. Registering can be done online and is processed in the same day. That is the main reason why many people often wonder...

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The New Foreign Investment Law in China

On March 15th of 2019, the “Foreign Investment Law of People’s Republic of China” (hereafter: foreign investment law) was adopted at the 2nd Session of the 13th National People’s Congress. The new law will come into force on January 1st, 2020. Meanwhile, the “Law of...

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The Ironman in Business: Succeeding in China

Approximately 0.5% of all U.S. citizens have completed a marathon in their lives. Such an enormous effort is not taken lightly, people often need months of preparation before participating. Even less people have completed an Ironman and most are horrified by the sheer...

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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”.