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How to Benefit from Local One Belt, One Road Implementation

Foreign businesses are adjusting their long-term China strategies as they evaluate how local governments implement the RMB 40 billion-backed national One Belt, One Road (OBOR) development policy. As provincial and city governments release additional details about project funding, companies are...

/ December 2, 2016

USCBC hosts Reception and Dinner in Honor of the 2016 US-China JCCT

On Monday, November 21, USCBC and the US Chamber of Commerce held a reception and small dinner in honor of the 2016 U.S.- China JCCT. The reception and dinner was attended by Vice Premier Wang Yang and his delegation and...

/ November 23, 2016

Buying Real Estate in China

Purchasing real estate in China can be a complex procedure. Because there are so many eligibility requirements for a mortgage and to buy real estate, it’s important for investors to be aware of the differences between owning real estate and...

/ November 23, 2016

Don’t Forget the Staff Handbook

Many employers in China are overlooking the importance of a staff handbook and instead are relying on an employment contracts, which often don’t include some key provisions. While an employment contract details important terms such as working hours, salary, main...

/ October 31, 2016

China Implements New Unified Work Permit Pilot Scheme

On September 9, 2016, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs’ (SAFEA) announced that the existing Foreign Expert Permit and Alien Employment License will be merged into a single permit. The new permit introduces a tiered classification system for foreign...

/ October 7, 2016

China Introduces Sweeping New Transfer Pricing Rules

China’s State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued the Announcement on the Administration of Related-party Transactions and Contemporaneous Documentation (SAT Announcement [2016] No. 42), which introduces a three-tiered documentation framework that will replace its current transfer pricing documentation rules. The June...

/ September 19, 2016

TRADE FACTS: 5 Things To Know About China’s Nonmarket Economy Status

    When China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, its government’s pervasive intervention in the economy meant that China’s trading partners could not trust data on production costs to determine a fair market value in antidumping cases....

/ July 28, 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

Citizen Suits: A Watershed Moment In Environmental Litigation?

As part of China’s effort to emphasize environmental protection, the amended Environmental Protection Law (EPL) went into effect a little more than a year ago. The revisions not only increased public participation, but also enhanced environmental organizations’ ability to file...

/ May 13, 2016

Greening the Financial System: Financing for Sustainable Growth and Development

Organizer: Finance Committee of the China Society for Finance and Banking/Global Financial Markets Association Location: Shanghai, China Dates: February 25, 2016 Website: Click here Email: [email protected] Phone: 212-313-1213

/ February 25, 2016