Monthly Archives: July 2017

Shanghai has 67 branches of foreign banks from 28 countries and regions, and 68 representative offices from 22 countries and regions.

The number of foreign-invested financial institutions setting up shop in Shanghai has continued to increase in 2017. During the first half of the year a total of four foreign banks obtained approval to operate branch entities in Shanghai, including Japan’s … Continue reading

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“Guangdong saw nearly $1bn UK investment in 2016.”/ “Opportunities in infrastructure, professional services, energy, tourism and science.”

The ‘Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): UK-China Cooperation and Opportunities’ Seminar was held in Guangzhou on July 13 after one was wrapped up in Shenzhen the day before. Organized by the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), the seminar aims to discuss … Continue reading

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Copyright Recordal in China

Copyright recordal is not mandatory in China. However, it is recommended that UK companies consider voluntary recordal of copyright. Recordal can help prove copyright ownership in infringement actions and other disputes, administrative procedures, and commercial negotiations. Return to the UK-China … Continue reading

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Ten top tips for export health certificates via @OpentoExport

Export Health Certificates (EHCs) are official Government documents, issued by APHA (Animal and plant health agency) and signed by an official veterinarian (OV) to certify that certain foods and products of animal origin meet certain standards of hygiene and disease … Continue reading

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UK-TAIWAN TRADE via UK-TAIWAN TRADE “UK exports to Taiwan hit £1,799 million in 2015. Goods exports were £1,217 million and services exports were £582 million. In a year that Taiwan’s GDP growth slowed from 4.02% in 2014 to just 0.72%, UK … Continue reading

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