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Find here valuable resources for FDIs keen on developing business presences in the Chinese market.

Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment
Promulgated on 24th December 2011
The Chinese government classifies industries into four categories in regarding to foreign participation. The Encouraged, Allowed, Restricted and Forbidden.
Generally industry activities of high-end manufacturing, high-tech industries, service, new energy and energy-saving environmental protection; investment in the central and western regions as well as R&D projects, are encouraged.
The benefit of being recognized in the “Encouraged” categories means the business will face…
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Negative List 2017 – Industry Guidelines for FDI in the Free Trade Zones
Published: July 2017
The Negative List 2017 for admission of foreign investments to the FTZs is approved by the State Council and hereby promulgated for your proper implementation. The revision further relaxes the admission criteria for foreign investment, and is an important move for implementing a new round of high-level opening up.
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People’s Republic of China – Tax Guide 2017
Published: June 2017
Since the year 1949, accounting and taxation exercises in China had undergone tremendous changes. From a system of recording activities and collecting profits from state owned organizations with legacy methods of levying other entities, to one that is capable of measuring economic activities and reasonably determining tax liabilities for a variety of economic entities.
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China Government Bodies 2017 - The must knows for business managers
Published: April 2017
When governing commercial activities, the Chinese government has a collection of bodies in exercising their authorities. The bodies also go through changes in terms of addition and merging, in an effort to cope with the fast changing economic environment.
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Establishing on the Ground Operations in China
Published: Dec 2017
Company registration procedures in China are among the most complicated in the country, given that it had only started operating as a market-oriented economy for the past three decades. Our practical guide enlist the detailed steps towards registering a wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE), and information needed to get on the ground operations started.
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Due Diligence Practices in China
Published: Dec 2017
Due diligence is an essential first step for companies doing business in China. Implementing due diligence to reduce the risk of business transactions, and to ensure the safety of any business decision involved. It is a prerequisite when doing business in China, and is quite simple to implement.
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Guidelines for the pilot implementation of Foreign Exchange Administration of Trade in Goods
Published: Jun 2017
Detailed rules and instructions on the pilot implementation of foreign exchange administration of trade in goods to be implemeneted for the trial and the enterprise in the pilot region to be exempted from procedures for verification and writing-off of foreign exchange collections from exports.
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Find here a database of laws and legislations that are most relevant for FDI's operations in China