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China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

China’s new work permit system for foreigners was rolled out nationwide on April 1 this year. Under the new framework, the previous Alien Employment Permit and the Foreign Expert Permit have been combined into a single work permit, issued to any foreigner eligible to take up work in China.The changes to the system result in a more streamlined process, doing away with inconsistent regional administration, and allows for employers to submit applications online. Furthermore, the change has removed any confusion foreigners may have had as to which permit to apply for.The new system has also introduced a three-tier talent grading system for expatriates, the benefits of which are less clear. While A-grade expats enjoy some additional advantages,...

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China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

Strategy

China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

China’s new work permit system for foreigners was rolled out ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

Tax & Finance

Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very ...

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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic challenge

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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic challenge

On 15 June, the Wellington Branch of NZCFS and the New Zealand ...

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First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

Commentary

First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

The first export consignments of chilled meat have left New ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

General

Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed ...

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