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China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) has published a new China Business Handbook that will help guide UK companies in their business dealings in China. The comprehensive handbook offers a wealth of practical advice and expertise with input from CBBC’s team of business advisors, and diverse range of members which are able to reflect on their experience of operating in China for many years. The handbook is the product of CBBC’s 60 plus years of experience in the Chinese market while also representing the latest market conditions, challenges and solutions. Covering important business areas such as exporting to China, E-commerce, free trade zones, tax system, customs procedures, marketing, HR and employment law compliance, due diligence, intellectual property and business disputes. It provides encyclopedic guide for UK companies to set-up and succeed in China.

For ease, the handbook can be downloaded as one document, in sections, or by each sub-section.

 

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Foreword: Stephen Phillips
  1. China Business Environment   - Downloads only as Full Section

  • 1.1 Macro Issues in the World Economic Powerhouse
  • 1.2 UK-China Trade & Economic Interdependence
  • 1.3 Long-term Transformation: Made in China 2025 & One Belt One Road
  • 1.4 Policy Dialogue & Support for Companies
  • 1.5 Regional City Networks

  2. Trading with China: Exporting & China Supply Chain     - Download Full Section

  • 2.1 Exports: Routes to Market - Download
  • 2.2 Using E-commerce - Download
  • 2.3 Chinese Ports & Customs: Getting Your Goods into China - Download
  • 2.4 China as Part of Your Supply and Value Chain - Download
  • 2.5 Strategic Considerations: Building Value Chain Capabilities - Download
  • 2.6 China’s Pilot Free Trade Zones - Download
  • 2.7 Cross-border Payments & Trade Measures - Download
  • 2.8 Business Trip Tips - Download

  3. Incorporation & Operating Businesses in China     - Download Full Section

  • 3.1 Setting up China Operations - Download
  • 3.2 Tax System & Unseen Costs - Download
  • 3.3 Renting Commercial & Industrial Premises - Download
  • 3.4 Marketing in China - Download
  • 3.5 Digital Marketing Strategies - Download
  • 3.6 HR Issues and Employment Law - Download
  • 3.7 Case Studies: Learning from Others’ Pitfalls - Download

  4. Protecting Your Business Interests     - Download Full Section

  • 4.1 Due Diligence in China - Download
  • 4.2 NDAs, Commercial & Supplier Contracts - Download
  • 4.3 Business Disputes - Download
  • 4.4 Managing Cybersecurity for Firms Operating in China - Download
  • 4.5 Bribery & Corruption – How to Ensure Compliance - Download
  • 4.6 IP Registration and Protection in China - Download
  • 4.7 Introducing IP Enforcement in China - Download
  • 4.8 Online IP Protection - Download

 

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