Strictly by the book

Preparing a practical employee handbook in China

Consolidating your position

The launch of the Chamber’s Position Paper 2016/2017

Come the (4th Industrial) Revolution

TIC Bodies to Boost China Manufacturing 2025

HR (really) matters

With China facing economic headwinds that are unlikely to dissipate any time soon, 2016 has seen the growth rate of domestic investment by private Chinese enterprises decelerate rapidly. As a result of both market forces and ongoing restrictions, EU investment into China is also roughly…

The 11th EU-China Business Summit

The 11th EU-China Business Summit took place on 13th July, 2016, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Shaping up: creating a better legal environment for investment

Increasing concerns over national security alongside the domestic ambitions of the China Manufacturing 2025 (CM2025) initiative have triggered increasing pessimism among foreign investors regarding China’s attitude towards future foreign investment. In general, though, there are more positive developments than setbacks, say Dr Michael Tan and…

Look before you leap: taking stock of China Manufacturing 2025

When China overtook Japan as the world’s second largest economy in 2011, labour shortages and rising wages were starting to emerge as serious concerns

Industry 4.0: Business without people?

The utopian vision of Industry 4.0 inspires as much trepidation as it does promise for business.

The present and future of data protection in China

As global connectivity increases, so does the importance of effective data protection.

The Internet of Things or the ‘Internet of a Thing or Two’?

World-leading organisations are embarking on Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives that focus less on the underlying sensors, devices and ‘smart’ things, says Joseph Chu of Deloitte China, and more on developing the ecosystem of data management, infrastructure development and creating brand new business models. Meanwhile,…