This new edition of Doing Business with China marks the country’s first two historic events of the twenty-first century. On 11 December 2001, it finally became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and on 15 November of the same year, with the official announcement of Mr. Hu Jintao’s appointment as Mr. Jiang Zemin’s successor, the smooth transfer of government to China’s fourth generation of leaders was accomplished.
For all those considering trade or investment in the Chinese market this fully updated edition, complete with detailed appendices, provides an indispensable guide to business practice and trade and investment opportunities.
Published in association with MOFTEC, the China Association of International Trade, Cable and Wireless Plc and HSBC Holdings Plc, this book also benefits from a diverse range of other contributors such as Herbert Smith, the National Bureau of Statistics, the University of International Business and Economics, Denton Wilde Sapte and PricewaterhouseCoopers. It also includes forewords by MOFTEC, the EU Trade Commission and the United States-China Business Council, and prefaces from UBS Warburg and the China Association of International Trade.
Topics covered include:
- China’s economy and administration system;
- China’s foreign trade within the WTO;
- foreign company operations in China;
- market entry and business development in China;
- banking, foreign exchange transaction and the regulation of securities;
- sectors of opportunity; and
- local economies.