SMEs

Business with a cause: Corporate social responsibility for SMEs in China

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is generally thought of as an add-on to the operations of large multinational corporations looking to improve their image

Bytes of China: opportunities and challenges in China’s ICT market

Despite the rapid catch-up process that is being fostered by the 12th Five-Year Plan and other influential policy documents, the technical innovation capacity of the Chinese information communications technology (ICT) industry is still weak.

All’s well that ends well: business exit strategies

Legally winding up a company can be just as time-consuming as establishing one, so it is advisable to consider your options and prepare for phase-out well in advance.

Building Rome in a week (or two)

With total investment reaching CNY 100 trillion (EUR 12 trillion) in 2012, China’s construction industry will continue to grow quickly for the foreseeable future.

Of Micro Blogs and Macro Markets

When entering the Chinese market, one of the key challenges for any foreign company — especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) — is effective marketing.

Standards and Conformity When Exporting to the Chinese F&B Market

According to the EU SME Centre a number of factors have contributed to increased opportunities for European companies exporting food and beverages to China.

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It All Adds Up: Regulations for Food Additives in China

In their latest publication the EU SME Centre examines food additives, outlining detailed requirements for European businesses wishing to import food products into China

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Opportunities for European SMEs in the Green Tech Market in China

China has emerged as the global leader in green technology within just a few years due to massive investments by the Chinese Government and state-owned enterprises (SOEs).