Business

The Keeper of the Chop

We all need a little help sometimes. This month the professionals at Dezan Shira & Associates share advice on delegating in your China business. In any business, one person delegates

Who Would Know with Hillview’s Luc Li

A Day in the Life The general manager at Hillview Golf Course is noticeably young for his position. At 29-years-old Li is a prime example of a surge in internationally

Paying Foreign Employees: Individual Income Tax

For foreigners working in China, determining the applicability of individual income tax to one’s situation involves decoding a set of intersecting criteria and rules. Following this, you will need to

Learning from Experience: The Hows and Whens of Hiring Interns in China

SHANGHAI – Just like in any other country, companies in China often offer internships to young people looking to enter the job market. Typically, this is a win-win situation: the

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Terminating an Employee in China (Part 2)

Heightened pressure in China’s labor market means that employers are commonly required to terminate employees to optimize their business operations. Legally speaking, however, this is by no means an easy

End of the Line: Terminating an Employee in China (Part 1)

Heightened pressure in China’s labor market means that employers are commonly required to terminate employees to optimize business operations. Legally speaking, this is by no means easy, especially under the

Golden Years: The Coming Investment Boom in China’s Elderly Care Industry

Today, there are more than 200 million senior citizens in China. Fifty percent of them are “empty-nesters” living alone in rural areas, and more than 30 million are disabled. Meanwhile,

Trade Fairs Before, During, After: Protect Your Intellectual Property

Trade fairs are an excellent opportunity for a business to showcase new products and scout business partners for manufacturing, promotion, and distribution. Unfortunately, in China these exhibitions are commonly a

Rising Manufacturing Costs: Challenges and Opportunities

The recent decades of China’s export-driven economic growth has come at the cost of severe pollution to the environment, which has in turn posed a threat to the health of

Chinese Logistics: Where It’s Going, How It’s Getting There

China, the world’s second largest economy and third largest country by area, is experiencing insatiable demand for transportation and logistics services. Dedicated service providers are struggling to keep up, causing