How to Launch a Startup in China

One of the greatest things about the business world in the 21st century is that it has become highly globalized. For example, if you have a great business idea, you are no longer restricted to your home region, but can feel free to open an international office right away. When it comes to this, China is, more or less, a …

The Rise of Entrepreneurship in China

China has been getting economically stronger for the past few decades and is a common business partner to many Western companies today. Entrepreneurs would like to do business with China, but what holds many of them back are the big cultural differences and failures. In order to enter the Chinese market, companies have been looking for people specialized in the …

How to Start a Business in China

Establishing a business in China is a challenging prospect. The competitive environment with the state-supported industries is tough. Plus, the business environment for Western-based companies is different from the typical international climate encountered elsewhere. You need a consulting firm already located in China to help you navigate the complex Chinese business system. This legal structure is unique and dynamic with …

An Overview of China’s eCommerce Industry

China has become the largest eCommerce market in the world, and towers even above the U.S eCommerce landscape. It is also putting up astonishing annual growth rates and showing a staggering amount of activity. The market had $630 billion of sales in 2015, and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it is advancing by leaps and bounds, fostering …

Bad Faith Trade Mark Registrations in China

Prior trade mark registrations, also called ‘bad-faith registrations’, are a significant problem that many European companies encounter in China. This process commonly involves a Chinese company first registering the trade mark of a foreign company in China with the express intention of selling it back to the foreign company at an inflated price. Finding out that a Chinese company has …

Checklist before you launch your Chinese website

When launching a Chinese website, you can often forget a number of things in your eagerness to make it live. This blog reviews the most important and necessary checks that a typical Chinese website should be checked against before the official launch. This check list will be helpful for you to avoid unnecessary costs and some common mistakes, esp. when …

Intellectual Property Rights in China for SMEs in the ICT Industries

China’s IPR (intellectual property rights) protection system is expanding and improving, but it remains vastly different from the European system. Accordingly, to be successful in China your business must take preventative measures to protect your intellectual property rights; one must obtain valid IPR rights in China as a minimum first step. In other words, the protection of IPR rights should …

Chinese Digital Marketing Tools

Latest popular Chinese digital marketing tools. Making your Chinese Digital Marketing easier. Chinese Search Engines Baidu: TOP Chinese search engine, Baidu SEO Haosou: Newly launched in Jan., 2015, previous 360 Search Google HK: Banned in Mainland China. Sogou: invested by tencent and merged SOSO Bing CN: by Microsoft, the quality is improving Youdao: by 163.com Google TW: popular in Taiwan …