Category: Operations

Company operations of businesses with offices in China

The Social Credit Shadow Looming Behind the Trade War

China aimed to have its comprehensive Social Credit System ready to roll out by 2020. Just a few months from that self-imposed deadline, where does the SCS stand today?

/ October 7, 2019

Adapting for China? Winning Brands Don’t Seek to be Understood, but to Understand

Lessons learned by established Western brands that have successfully adapted for the Chinese market.

/ August 26, 2019

The New Rules of Tax Residency: A Potential Trap for Foreigners?

US and other foreign businesses now face higher income taxes in mainland China following new rules issued in March by China’s tax administration. The new law and implementing rules impose tax filing obligations on the worldwide income of foreigners (which...

/ May 15, 2019

China Releases Green Industry Guidance Catalogue: Opportunities for US Business?

This article was originally published by the Paulson Institute. China released its new Green Industries Guidance Catalogue to help promote green development through clarifying the definition of “green industry” as well as harmonizing differing standards for sustainability. This new catalogue,...

/ April 26, 2019
Alan Ai, WeWork's General Manager for Greater China

An Interview with Alan Ai, WeWork’s General Manager for Greater China

WeWork's Alan Ai speaks with CBR about how to thrive in the China market, partnering with local providers, and the importance of localization.

/ November 28, 2018

Austin and the Midnight Pitch: Building Export Business with China

The city of Austin, Texas has developed a partnership with Chinese internet giant Alibaba to boost exports of US-produced goods to Chinese consumers.

/ September 11, 2018

The Road to an American Sports Market in China

As American sports try to break into the China market, what kind of environment do they face? Why are some brands successful while others struggle to find a place?

/ August 23, 2018

Fact Sheet: Communist Party Groups in Foreign Companies in China

The Chinese government is pushing foreign companies to include party organizations among their employees. Where do these companies stand if they don't want to acquiesce to their demands?

/ May 31, 2018

Hiring Local Employees in China

By HROne, Payroll & Employment Solutions in Greater China The employment of staff offers fundamental challenges that all foreign companies or Representative Offices entering China need to master. What rules and regulations apply in creating labor contracts? How do employees...

Coworking Space Regulation Coming to China Following Beijing Reform

Coworking and incubator spaces have expanded quickly throughout major cities as China’s entrepreneurial drive accelerates. While government had been slow to regulate coworking spaces--the use of such addresses for business registration has floundered in ambiguous territory--industry observers contend that the...

/ January 24, 2018