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China’s Energy Challenge, Part III. What It Means For Doing Business In China.

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By: Steve Dickinson This is the final installment of a three part  series on China’s energy challenge.  This series arises from the White Paper on China Energy Policy 2012 that the PRC State Council put out last month, right before the 18th Party Congress. The White Paper sets out China’s current situation and then maps out China’s energy plans… Continue Reading

Judicial Reform In China And Its Impact On Foreign Investment

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By: Steve Dickinson The PRC State Council Information Office just published  a White Paper on Judicial Reform in China. The purpose of the White Paper is to provide a snapshot view of the progress of legal reform in China over the past ten years. Readers who are interested in the current state of the Chinese… Continue Reading

How To Handle Chinese Negotiating Tactics. Part Three.

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This is the final of our three part series on how to handle Chinese negotiating tactics.  Part One can be found here.  Part Two can be found here. Following on my previous two posts on Chinese negotiating techniques, in this post I will discuss two additional and common techniques used by Chinese companies to drive foreigners mad… Continue Reading

Myanmar Foreign Investment. Initial Impressions Are That It Is China’s Opposite.

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By: Steve Dickinson Dan and I just returned from Yangon, Myanmar. I attended the first Myanmar Investment Summit. Dan and I then met with local attorneys and discussed the foreign investment situation with local business people and interested foreign investors. I was quite surprised at the situation in Myanmar and the path the government has… Continue Reading

China’s New Foreign Investment Catalog. The Scope Of FDI.

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By:  Steve Dickinson At the end of December, the NDRC issued its long awaited 2011 revision to the Catalog for Guidance for Foreign Investment 外商投资产业指导目录(2011年修订). It is a central policy of the Chinese government that foreign investment must be made in a manner that is consistent with Chinese policy and in a way that will… Continue Reading

Foreign Investment In China, Part II: Can You Say Last Nail In The Real Estate Coffin?

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This is the second in a multi-part series on the changes to China’s foreign investment laws as reflected in its 2007 Catalog of encouraged, restricted and prohibited investments. Part I of this series can be found, entitled, “Breaking News, China Changes Foreign Investment (FDI) Rules,” can be found here. China’s new catalog on foreign investment… Continue Reading

Sneak Peak On China 2007

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Just came across another thoughtful set of predictions for China 2007, this one from Shu-Ching Jean Chen of Forbes Magazine: “The Chinese Communist Party will continue to entrench its one-party rule. It is pursuing a Singapore-model, both on the mainland and in Hong Kong, of managing two seemingly contradictory tasks: ruthlessly stamping out political dissent… Continue Reading