Business

Strictly by the book

Preparing a practical employee handbook in China

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…

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…

350 years of innovation: the secret of Merck’s success

Innovation and entrepreneurship have become the key driving forces of China’s supply-side reform.

Investing in the future: China’s opportunity to shape a better environment for investment

Max Merkle, Business Manager for the European Chamber’s new Investment Working Group, provides an overview of China’s current investment environment.

The winds of change

How the PRC Law on Overseas NGOs will impact foreign NGOs operating in China

Manufacturing an IP strategy

IPR Protection for the Mechanical Engineering Sector

The 4th Industrial Revolution, Connectivity and Investment: the 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. Following speeches given by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, more than 600 business leaders from Europe and China attended workshops on…

China’s new Food Safety Law

As China’s F&B market continues to grow, concerns remain over food safety issues.

Counterfeiting wine in the Middle Kingdom

The appetite that China’s middle class consumers have for western foodstuffs is continuing to grow and this includes wine, particularly from Europe.