Month: May 2016

Gross Domestic Product

The per capita GDP of the United States is 7 times that of China.

/ May 31, 2016

ASEAN Connections

By Baker & McKenzie Companies see huge opportunities in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) block as mega-regional trade initiatives work in tandem to improve connectivity and the overall business environment in the region, according to a Baker &...

/ May 31, 2016

Trade Pacts Intensify ASEAN Opportunities

Companies say the mega-regional initiatives — the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) — deepen regional integration. The companies rated TPP and RCEP as particularly effective change agents; 85 percent...

/ May 31, 2016

China’s Ecommerce: Choosing the right third party

With Ecommerce exploding across China, businesses from around the world are flocking to the fray. Access to this tremendous market is complicated by the need to choose a third-party agency that offers international companies that don’t have a physical presence...

/ May 27, 2016

Hiring Disabled Workers in China: Incentives and Challenges

The Chinese government plans to increase the monthly subsidy for families whose only child is disabled and unable to support the family as the parents age. The announcement—widely reported in Western media—has re-energized discussion of the role of the disabled...

/ May 25, 2016

First of its kind: NGO law sets strict limits

In the first comprehensive guiding law for foreign NGOs, China’s is set to take a new, more-restrictive stance with stringent constraints on the registration, operation and funding of foreign NGOs in the name of protecting national security. It is estimated...

/ May 23, 2016

Poverty in China

China's government plans to reduce the number of people in poverty by 1,000,000 a month.

/ May 23, 2016

China’s New Normal: An Indispensable Locomotive of Global Growth

Despite the country’s recent slowed growth, China will inevitably maintain its position as a hub for investment and business opportunities as it will continue to drive the global market.

/ May 20, 2016

Location. Location. Location. Economic Growth All Depends On Where You Are.

In 2015, China’s growth was again at the center of international headlines, but the focus was instead on the slowdown of the world’s second-largest economy. Such a slowdown is to be expected as China’s economy gets larger and year-over-year numbers...

/ May 18, 2016

CBR SPOTLIGHT: May 2016

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/ May 16, 2016