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OCT To Build High-End Seaside Complex in Shekou's Fisherman's Wharf

on 02/03/2018 - 03:51 pm

The Urban Renewal Bureau of Nanshan District recently issued a publication showcasing renovation plans for Shekou's Fisherman's Wharf. In the publication it was announced the project has been awarded to Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Xinxi Development Co., Ltd (深圳华侨城新玺发展有限公司); a partnership between the OCT group and Shenzhen Xinxi Investment Co., Ltd.

The area covered in this project in the Shekou Street West Bank is located at the south end of Shekou Street, Nanshan District, east to Nanhai Rose Garden Three, south, west, and north to the sea. It is 4.0 km away from the center of Houhai, 6.5 km away from the Qianhai central area, and 1.6 km away from the Sea World and Taizi Bay. This ...

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on 01/11/2018 - 04:53 pm

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China Enticing Foreigners with New Retroactive Tax Break

on 01/02/2018 - 01:02 pm

In an attempt to “promote the growth of foreign investment, improve the quality of foreign investment and encourage overseas investors to continuously expand their investment in China,” the China's Finance ministry announced last month that it would temporarily exempt foreign companies from paying tax on their earnings.

The exemption is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2017, meaning companies would receive a refund on taxes paid in 2017.

To be eligible, the Ministry stated, foreign companies must invest those earnings in sectors encouraged by China’s government — including railways, mining, technology and agriculture.

Some are speculating that this new exemption is in ...

Shenzhen Ends 2017 as the Biggest Loser

on 12/31/2017 - 10:37 am

Despite tons of rosy news this year about Shenzhen, there is one area where it not only lagged, it fell dead last.

From 2013 to 2015, Shenzhen was investors' darling, but shortly after, sentiment soured and Shenzhen has since had a hard time trying to recovering. According to an article recently published by Bloomberg, "The Shenzhen Composite Index, often referred to as China's Nasdaq, fell about 4 percent in dollar terms, a sad result compared with the more than 35 percent gain in the Hang Seng Index. The Shanghai Stock Exchange SSE 50 A-Share Index, the so-called Beautiful 50 gauge of China's top blue chips, advanced 25 percent." In fact, Shenzhen is the only downer among major Asian st ...

Obnoxious Border Requirements Actually Producing Big Results

on 12/29/2017 - 12:20 pm

Increased restrictions at the Huanggang Port and Shenzhen Bay Port border crossings over the last couple of months have been irritating travelers and are sure to cause massive headaches as people return from their winter holidays. A three-month nationwide campaign was recently made public; however, that paints a bright side, at least for businesses seeking IP protection in China.

Shenzhen Customs has seized more than 200,000 items valued at more than 7.65 million yuan ($1.18 million) that infringed intellectual property, China Daily recently reported. "The figures respectively represent more than 70 percent and 50 percent of the country's total seizures," Yuan Qing, a seni ...

WIN Millions at International Innovation Competition in Shenzhen!

on 12/26/2017 - 04:43 pm

Applications for the 2nd China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition are now being accepted! The competition will be held in nine cities across eight countries. The regional competition will be held in Sydney Australia and the finals will take place in Shenzhen in April 2018.
The International competition aims to bring the best tech talent to Shenzhen. More than 100 finalists and their projects will take part in various rounds of fierce competition for their chance to win. The competition provides winners with support such as talent incentives, industry awards, science and technology finance and project incubation for talents, teams and projects in Shenzhen; no ...

IMPORTANT Shenzhen Business Registration Deadline December 31st

on 12/20/2017 - 08:53 am

A new rule requires businesses in Shenzhen to register their key tax personnel by December 31st, 2017. Legal representatives, CFOs, Tax operators/handlers and other tax personnel authorized by the legal representative are those affected by this new rule. Dezan Shira & Associates has published the following article outlining the rule, who it applies to you, and how to stay in compliance.

Shenzhen Businesses: Register Tax Personnel by December 31

Shenzhen has implemented a new rule requiring all businesses in the city to register key tax personnel with the local tax bureau. The move aims to enhance businesses’ commitment to comply with tax-related laws by registering ...

Why You're Using VPN All Wrong and How to Fix it.

on 11/27/2017 - 01:08 pm

With China blocking many popular foreign websites, VPN software has become an almost essential tool for foreigners wishing to enjoy life and conduct international business in the country. Constant crackdowns on VPN providers, moments of internet tightening, and bad connections; mean that even while using VPN, the Internet can still seem unbearably slow and difficult to use.

We've asked various VPN providers for suggestions and have been testing a popular solution, including during the week of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China; and we've found a solution that has kept us happily surfing the web; even during the crackdowns.

NOTE: This article is intended for non- ...

5 Important Fee Changes that Will Save You Money

on 11/20/2017 - 04:04 pm

The Chinese Government last month announced new preferential policies that have abolished certain fees that we've been paying. Depending how much you use services in China, these many bring substantial savings.

1. When buying train tickets for trains not departing from the local train station, there was a 5 rmb fee for each ticket, but since October 1st, this fee has been cancelled. Additionally, the tiered ticket refund policy has been adjusted so that if you need to refund a ticket up to 15 days before departure, you can get a full refund.

2. The State Council Executive Meeting on Oct 30 decided to abolish the business tax, which has been in force for over 60 years. Business tax is ...

China's 1st Bilingual English/Chinese Language Online Store

on 11/08/2017 - 05:36 pm

With just over half a million foreigners in China, about 0.05% of the population, it's no surprise that online shopping sites have made practically zero effort in catering their services to non-Chinese speakers. This, unfortunately, means that many expats here go without achieving some of the massive cost savings that most Chinese do when shopping online. Lucky, just before the biggest shopping day in the world, a new online shop has launched in China, bringing deals of up to 55% off to shoppers in both English and Chinese. 

MicroMart was founded in 2017 by Mr. VK. He has over 18 years of experience in online platforms and wanted to do something for both Expats and Locals living ...