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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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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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Chinese New Year 2019

The Asian relative of the Western New Year has several different names. Besides Chinese New Year, some call it Spring Festival, Lunar New Year or New Year festival. The celebration of Chinese New Year is vastly different from its Western relative. The celebration is...

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Assistant Project Manager Beijing

China excites us, guiding Western companies drives us and the challenge of it all inspires us ABOUT 1421In the year 1421, China discovered the world. During the Ming Dynasty Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) commanded the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和) to conquer the world. Within...

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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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Leaving China: 5 Important Steps Not To Forget

Everything comes to an end. Western people sometimes decide that leaving China is in their best interest. Though the reasons for leaving China can be diverse and are often private, the actual steps which need to be taken by the company and by the person leaving are...

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Chinese Holidays in 2019

Now that the Western holiday season is over, it is a perfect moment to inform you about when the Chinese public holidays in 2019 are, and the reasons behind them. During public holidays in China everyone has time off and most offices will be closed. It is important to...

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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”.