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Encouraged, Restricted & Prohibited Industries in China 2018

Encouraged, Restricted & Prohibited Industries in China 2018

In 2016 we wrote an article about rules and regulations for specific industries in China. The industry focus of China is constantly changing and in 2017 a new version of the Foreign Investment Catalogue of the Chinese government was published.  Therefore, we want to...

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Effects of the US-China trade war on SME’s in China

Effects of the US-China trade war on SME’s in China

Trump’s campaign route towards the white house in 2016 was paved with China. He pointed towards China and stated they “outmanoeuvred the US”. Apart from this complimentary remark, he also accused China of various wrongdoings. From dumping exports to devaluating their...

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Changes in Chinese Individual Income Tax

Changes in Chinese Individual Income Tax

China’s Ministry of Finance recently has released plans about changes in Chinese tax law. These changes include different individual income brackets, new deductible expenses, and an increase in individual income tax (IIT) scrutiny and a raise in the level of IIT....

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Court Cases in China

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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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”.