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A guide to business practice opportunities in the dynamic economy of China. It is designed as a reference for those engaged in financial services, corporate planners, entrepreneurs, and China's would-be trading partners. In addition to detailed economic and trade statistics, there is information on the country's foreign trade activity, business start-ups in China, joint ventures and market research, advice on such matters as business relationships and the impact of Chinese cultural values on them, and historical information on the development and reform of state-owned enterprises.
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  • Book | 704 pages
  • 220.5 x 299.2 x 52.3mm | 2,517.47g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, 1 map
  • 0749439114
  • 9780749439118

Table of contents

China's policy on the utilization of foreign capital; the development and reform of China's state-owned enterprises; the Chinese government structure and its operation; China's assurance of Hong Kong's long-term prosperity; China's foreign trade activity and administration; setting up business in China; accountancy standards and practices and taxation issues; the implications of Chinese cultural values in business; transactions - the impact of "guanxi" in business relationships; selecting Chinese partners, negotiating and managing joint ventures; market research, brand management, advertising and public relations in China; investment banking in China; economic and trade statistics of 46 provinces, municipalities and cities; surveys of 27 selected key Chinese industries.
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Review quote

.."a laudable attempt to put all the things you need to know into one practical volume. These issues listed are covered in a straightforward and coherent manner." --Financial Times .."a valuable reference source for any international company either considering going into China, or already there." -- China-Britain Trade Review "It contains a mass of useful information on the country's foreign trade activity and also highlights both the opportunities and pitfalls of this complex but rewarding market." --Credit Management .."essential reading for those involved in financial services, corporate planners, entrepreneurs and all China's would-be trading partners." -- Business Executive "This comprehensive reference presents extensive business as well as other general information about China. Organized in seven parts and with more than 30 appendixes, this new edition (1st ed., 1994, CH, Feb'95) completely updates information in the previous edition and takes into account China's entry into the
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Author information

Jonathan Reuvid was engaged in the development of joint ventures in Northern China. In this 4th edition he again collaborates with Li Yong, Consultant to MOFTEC.
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