Economy & Trade

China Coronavirus Updates: Latest Developments and Business Advisory

Feb 02

Our daily updates on the latest events as they occur, together with ongoing advisory on how best to manage your China business exposure during COVID-19.

2023 Chinese Visa Application Guidelines

Feb 01

From January 8, 2023, China resumed the issuance of passports for Chinese citizens, ordinary visas and residence permits for foreigners, as well as tourist visa exemption for short-term travelers.

Feb 01

China Import and Export Licensing Management in 2023: List of Goods Impacted

Jan 30

The updates to China's catalogues of goods and technologies subject to import/export licenses should boost trade confidence in 2023.

Travel and Consumption Recover Over the 2023 Chinese New Year Period

Jan 28

Consumption over Chinese New Year has rebounded following the lifting of COVID restrictions. We discuss what the latest shopping and travel trends mean for the country in 2023.

Prospects for European Companies in China in 2023

Jan 25

European investment in China grew in 2022 for the first time in 4 years. With the lifting of the zero-COVID policy, we look at opprtunities at opportunities for European companies in 2023.

China to Resume Pilot Outbound Tours to Selected Countries 

Jan 23

As China will resume outbound pilot tours in early February, there is hope for an immediate rebound in the tourism industry outlook for 2023.

China Records Steady FDI Growth in 2022

Jan 20

Foreign direct investment in China grew at a slowed but steady pace in 2022. We look at the latest FDI data and discuss the factors that could drive investment in 2023.

China’s GDP Grew by 3 percent in 2022, Population Declined 0.85 Million

Jan 17

China's gross domestic product (GDP) reached RMB 12,1020.7 billion in 2022, up three percent year on year, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on January 17, 2023.

China’s Beer Market: Outlook and Opportunities

Jan 13

There is a huge demand for beer in China. We look at the competition, structure, product diversification, and latest trends in China's beer market.

5 Key Industries to Watch in China in 2023

Jan 12

We discuss five key Chinese industries with the potential for rapid growth in 2023

US-China Relations in the Biden Era: A Timeline

Jan 12

Timeline tracking key developments affecting US-China bilateral trade and business engagement under the Joe Biden administration.

China Cancels Foreign Trade Operator Registration, Simplifying Import and Export Procedures

Jan 11

China has canceled registration requirements for import and export operators, which will help to facilitate China foreign trade in 2023.

China and Afghanistan: Bilateral Trade Relationship and Future Outlook (Updated)

Jan 10

Businesses should keep an eye on developments in the region to mitigate the risks caused by geopolitical complexities.

China–Turkmenistan: Bilateral trade, Investment, and Future Prospects

Jan 06

Amid Turkmen President Serdar Berdimuhamedow's state visit to China, we discuss China-Turkmenistan bilateral trade and investment relations.

China to Optimize Travel between the Mainland, Hong Kong, and Macao Starting January 8, 2023

Jan 05

On January 5, 2023, China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office announced that it will further optimize personal exchange between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao, as part of moves to reopen its border and resume cross-border travel.

China-Philippines Ties: 14 Bilateral Deals Signed During Marcos’ Visit

Jan 05

Amid Philippines President Marcos' recent state visit to China, we discuss China-Philippines bilateral trade and investment relations.

Belt And Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #114   

Jan 03

This week's roundup: China's 2023 import-export tariff plan, new foreign minister, Xi-Putin year-end video-submit; 2023 Doing Business In ASEAN guide; UAE Foreign Investors Must Prepare For New Tax Rules Effective June 1st.

What to Know Before Quitting Your Job in China - Guide for Foreign Employees

Dec 30

We explain the various procedures foreign workers need to complete before terminating employment in China.

2023 Import-Export Tariffs in China

Dec 30

We explain the adjustments to China's import and export tariffs in 2023, including tariff waivers and increases for certain commodities.

China to Resume Passport, Visa Issuance Starting January 8, 2023

Dec 28

Starting from January 8, 2023, China will resume the issuance of passports for Chinese citizens, ordinary visas and residence permits for foreigners, as well as tourist visa exemption for short-term travelers.

Russia's Sberbank Plan to Open Branch Office in China in 2023 

Dec 27

Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, plans to launch a branch office in China by the end of 2023.

Belt And Road Weekly Investor Intelligence #113       

Dec 27

The big geopolitical news this past week has been a meeting between Xi Jinping and Russia's Deputy Security Council Chairman, we look at the issues raised.

China to Remove Quarantine for Inbound Travelers Starting January 8, 2023

Dec 27

Starting from January 8, 2023, China will no longer conduct nucleic acid tests and centralized quarantine for all inbound travelers, and measures to control the number of international passenger flights will be lifted.

China’s Central Economic Work Conference: Policymakers Set Sights on Growth in 2023

Dec 26

China’s economic agenda for 2023 will be more focused on economic growth than ever, a key takeaway from the CEWC.

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