Tag Archives: reform

Opportunities and Challenges for EU SMEs

The Chinese market has seen many changes in 2016, opening up new opportunities for European small businesses while demanding even more advanced local knowledge and experience.

Driving change in China

New commercial vehicle standard represents Chamber lobbying success

Starting small, thinking big: building a better platform for SME growth

  One of the keys to SMEs’ success is a focus on long-term economic growth and financial stability.

China Can’t Afford To Delay Reforms

Hopes that China will follow through on plans for urgently needed economic reforms are receding.

The switch to VAT: Ensuring compliance for new VAT payers

China’s value-added tax (VAT) pilot reform was implemented nationwide on 1st May, 2016.

Overcapacity in China: An Impediment to the Party’s Reform Agenda

On 22nd February, 2016, the European Chamber of Commerce in China released its second major study on overcapacity in China’s industrial economy.

Balancing Reform and Growth: China’s 13th Five-Year Plan

At the recent Fifth Plenum China’s leadership rolled out its proposal for the 13th Five-Year Plan

The Best Medicine for China’s Ailing Tendering System

The shift from government-fixed prices to free-market tendering

Are the Global Markets Right to be Concerned about China?

China’s influence on the global business environment, economy and markets has been thrown into stark relief by events during the past two months.