China, home to over 1.4 billion citizens, has one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-growing economies: offering plentiful opportunities to international players. As a result, many companies have expanded their businesses into the country in recent years: enticed by China’s vast potential.

Doing business in China for foreign companies is gradually becoming easier, with China’s ascension to the World Trade Organization in 2001 accelerating economic reforms and streamlining approval for foreign investment projects.

However, setting up a business in China can still be a challenge and therefore requires careful consideration, research and analysis. Selection of a suitable business partner or advisor is a key element when it comes to achieving success for your business in China, and by partnering with CSC and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), you’ll have access to the knowledge and experience you need to get it right in China.

We are therefore pleased to present this guide which sets out the fundamentals of investing in China: a must-read for any business looking to get China-ready.