China Visa Update In the last months, spurred by the need to improve the economy and encourage more international visitors, China has made several improvements in its visitor Visa policy. Visa fees... Read more
Shanghai's pilot free trade zone A new Pilot Free Trade Zone has been established in Shanghai as of September 29 this year. The special zone will serve as a testing ground for small scale financial... Read more
Less red tape for small businesses Small businesses interested in establishing in China should pay attention to Li Keqiang's recent move to simplify the registration process for new companies in China, by eliminating some registered capital... Read more
Volvo will replace Audi as official government car in China  It has its benefits being Chinese “[Government officials] should gradually replace foreign cars with domestic alternatives,” remarked Chinese president Xi Jinping during a meeting in December 2012. “Now that... Read more
China surpasses US as biggest oil importer in the world Increasing amount of cars spurs China’s oil demands: Currently, there are around 100 million cars in China –  a number expected to grow to 350 million before 2030. In... Read more
Renewable energy efforts in China The world's biggest dam, the Three Gorges, established as part of China's enormous investments in renewable energy. Last year China spent more than any other nation in the field... Read more
A fully convertible RMB – soon to come? Despite the stated goal to allow markets to play a larger role in the Chinese economy following China’s Third Plenum, Chinese citizens are still not entirely free to take capital... Read more
Great news for International Shipping companies   China's August Value Added Tax reform, in short named Circular 37 had international shipping companies at a clear disadvantage with unequal tax treatment in regards to their Chinese counterparts.... Read more
The important Changes that will affect your business and your partners’ in China in 2019 Picture: Each citizen can apply for tax deductions with a downloaded phone app. For foreigners without a Chinese ID card number it requires a trip to the tax bureau.... Read more