doing business in China

By Richard Bartlett King & Wood Mallesons’ Finance & Capital Markets group

The Chinese market, while similar or identical in many aspects to other markets, is also unique in certain respects.  Sometimes these differences are obvious but sometimes they are not. Whether you are entering the China market for the first time or growing your existing business, it can be crucial to be able to identify and manage these differences, many of which may not be immediately apparent.

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By King & Wood Mallesons

China is already the largest recipient of foreign direct investment. However, as China continues to open up its markets, there are significant opportunities for ambitious clients to access China’s growth story. As the premier law firm in China, KWM is perfectly positioned to assist clients with their China strategy. This

By Zeng Xianwu King & Wood’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Group

Since the reform and opening-up policy was introduced in 1978, especially in the past ten (10) years, the People’s Republic of China (the "PRC" or "China") has undergone significant changes.  China is a growth engine for the worldwide economy, fueling global expansion via higher output and trading relationships with other nations as well as greater contributions from domestic consumption.  Over last nine (9) months of 2011, China has already attracted contractual inbound foreign direct investment of USD177.8 billion.  Notwithstanding China’s status as one of the world’s largest economies, and the massive amounts of foreign money invested in China, the basic laws and rules in China governing foreign investment seems mysterious for those who want to invest in China or are accustomed to laws of their countries.Continue Reading Overview of Doing Business in China