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Labor Disputes: Don’t Be the next Yue Yuen

A recent labor strike caused by disputes over welfare payments for employees at Yue Yuen Industrial, a shoe manufacturer…

Dongguan Business: A Regulatory Briefing

Policies for Cultural Enterprises On April 2, the State Council released the regulations aimed at supporting the development of cultural…

Minimizing the Risk: Falsely Issued Invoices in China

In June of last year, news broke that China’s official import and export totals had been grossly inflated via…

Dongguan Q & A: Business Answers

Q: Why is Dongguan often referred to as the “world’s factory?” A: Beginning in the late 1970s, manufacturing enterprises from…

VAT Reform in China: And Its Implications

The pilot reform of the VAT system represents tax saving opportunities for many taxpayers, but increased tax burdens for…

Holiday Schedule 2014: Updated after Citizen’s Say

After growing discontent with the public holiday schedule, China’s Office of…

China’s Social Insurance System

How Does it Affect Expat Lives? China’s Social Insurance Law provides that foreigners working in the country are required to…

The A to Z: Costs of a WFOE in China

The Taxman WFOEs are considered resident enterprises in China and, just as other domestic companies, their profits are subject to…

The Latest in Dongguan: Foreign Direct Investment News

Whether you have a company looking to expand into Dongguan or one that has been established for years, attention…

Songshan Lake Development Zone: Districts and Investments Procedures

China’s first type of development zone was the special economic zone (SEZ), which was introduced in Shantou, Shenzhen, Xiamen…