Monthly Archives: November 2016

Better Environment for Foreign Investors

Premier Li Keqiang said China will create a better investment and operation environment for foreign businesses. China will continue its opening-up policies, and those for drawing foreign investment will be unchanged, Li said as he inspected Shanghai's pilot free trade zone on Monday and Tuesday. China not only has a huge market but is also rich in...
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Lujiazui Looks to Strengthen Shanghai-London Finance Ties

Shanghai's financial hub Lujiazui is looking to further strengthen cooperation with the City of London, according to officials inside the local government. Lujiazui hopes to deepen ties between Shanghai and London in a number of different areas, including pushing for the mutual opening-up of China and the UK's capital markets. Officials also say they aim...
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Check These Nine Things Off Your List

The following are some of the basic things you should have on your employer-employee review list:   Employment contracts. Do you have a written contract with every single one of your employees, including part-time employees? Are all of your employment contracts current?   Employer rules and regulations (aka employee handbook). Do you have a set of rules and regulations? More importantly, does what you...
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Shanghai FTZ to Test Yuan Bond Trading

SHANGHAI’S free trade zone will be the test bed for yuan-denominated bond trading targeting overseas investors this month when the city government issues no more than 3 billion yuan (US$442 million) of municipal bonds. The three-year bonds, to be used for debt swap, will target global investors and is the latest move by Shanghai to liberalize...
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