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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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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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Accountant in Beijing

Accountant in Beijing

China excites us, guiding Western companies drives us and the challenge of it all inspires us. 1421 Consulting Group is looking for an Accountant in Beijing.   ABOUT 1421 In the year 1421, China discovered the world. During the Ming Dynasty Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣)...

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China Tax: What Should You Keep in Mind?

China Tax: What Should You Keep in Mind?

We would like to thank Rob te Braake of ABEL Finance, and Michiel Vos of MS Advisory, who have helped 1421 put together this article.   Considering which taxes apply to your company is an important step when setting up a company in China. Many people are...

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Greater Bay Area: Opportunity or Threat

Greater Bay Area: Opportunity or Threat

This article originally appeared in the 197th edition of the DutchCham Magazine. A magazine that is published six times per year and distributed to various businesses and individuals in Hong Kong. Just as one of the many Dutch men and women in Hong Kong, my job...

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Top 10 China Business Articles

Top 10 China Business Articles

In the eight years 1421 has existed, there has been a lot of knowledge gathered and shared. Therefore, it is time to share the most relevant China business articles on our website to help you navigate our content. After reviewing the 141 articles, we have chosen 10...

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6 Steps To Growing a Company in China

6 Steps To Growing a Company in China

In our article: Key to success in China, we explain that the western mentality is not the Chinese mentality. This difference in mentality is important to keep in mind when setting up a business in China. Once a company has successfully settled in China, many managers...

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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”.