China Economic Review's
China Business Guide 2005
The Definitive Guide to Doing Business in China

Edited by Graham Earnshaw, et al.
China Economic Review Publishing
January 2005
ISBN: 9889825414
658 Pages, Illustrated, 5 " x 7 "
$42.50 paper original


Here in one compact guidebook are an astounding number of facts, figures, overviews, foreign investment reports, analyses & expert reports, maps, and data -all of which will be of immense assistance to those planning to do business in China, travel to China, or set up permanent residence in this dynamic nation. The Guide provides industry overviews, travel tips, information about setting up a business, moving to China, consumer trends, finance, technology, taxes, laws, and foreign investment guidelines.

Here is a detailed table of contents:

INTRODUCTION
Historical overview
China's dynasties
Post-1949 timeline
Economic overview
Stock market timeline
China fact file
Administrative regions of China
China map

CHINA INDUSTRY OVERVIEWS
Agriculture. Autos. Aviation. Banking. Cement. Chemicals. Electronics. Energy. Insurance. Logistics. Real estate. Retail. Semiconductors. Steel. Telecommunications. Textiles. Tourism & travel.

TRAVEL TIPS
Holidays
Climate
Visas
Currency
Money matters
Telephones
Getting online
Electricity
Getting around
Air travel
Hotels
Shopping
Dining etiquette
Drinking & smoking
Health Safety
Business issues

MOVING TO CHINA
Registration
Finding a place to live
Relocation services
Getting settled
Daily needs
Schools & education

SETTING UP A BUSINESS
Options
Registering a company
Finding staff
Finding an office
Serviced offices
Accounting firms
Law firms
Business associations
Logistics & warehousing
Translation services

DESTINATIONS
Here you will find specific information about China's cities and provinces, with maps, economics statistics (including GDP, exports, imports, cars, PCs, etc.), major hotels with rates, websites; restaurants, bars; hospitals; climate data.
These are the areas covered: Anhui. Beijing. Chongqing. Fujian. Gansu. Guangdong. Guangxi. Guizhou. Hainan. Hebei. Heilongjiang. Henan. Hubei. Hunan. Inner Mongolia. Jiangsu. Jiangxi. Jilin. Liaoning. Ningxia. Qinghai. Shaanxi. Shandong. Shanghai. Shanxi. Sichuan. Tianjin. Tibet. Xinjiang. Yunnan. Zhejiang. Hong Kong. Macau.

EXPERT REPORTS
Changing HR needs
Business leader shortage
China spreads steel fever
China's base metal demand
Shipbuilding
R&D
China's hot property market
China gobbles commodities
Effective sourcing
Exporting Chinese soccer
OEM manufacturing
CEPA advantage
Private entrepreneur growth
Battle for China aviation

FOREIGN INVESTMENT
Big business in expos
Construction opportunities
Foreign investment in TV
Foreign publishers
Growth of education
Direct sales
Lumber
Luxury car market
Outsourcing to China
Benefits to Hong Kong

CONSUMER TRENDS
Branding China
Consumer loyalty
Making headway in F&B
China's booming tourism industry
Horseracing catches on
Sport marketing

FINANCE
China's stock market
M&A in China
Private equity
QFII explained
Rise of investment funds
Treasury management
Capital changes
Auto financing

TECHNOLOGY
Software developments
Biotech future
Handset makers
Online gaming
Convergence of phone and data
Navigating telecoms
Outsmarting cybersquatters
Outsource influx
Telecoms leading the way
E-commerce
Internet portals

TAX & LAW
Bridging the accounting gap
China's IPR issues
Tax reforms on the horizon
New tax laws & FIEs
Negotiating tax rates

ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT
Sustainable development
China's hydro power story
Paper shortage
Costly power surge
Business and pollution
Urbanization takes over
Meeting infrastructure needs

REFERENCE
Maps. Chinese leaders profiled. Exhibition centres. Trade events 2005. Airlines. Useful websites. Chinese language guide.


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