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How to use China’s Negative Lists and Foreign Investment...

Entry into the Chinese market is regulated by the country’s negative lists ...

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finance

NZ China Council Investment Report “Understanding Chinese...

Our investment report “Understanding Chinese Investment in New Zealand” ...

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profile

Zespri gains trademark protection in China

Zespri International said it has become the first New Zealand company to be granted ...

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commentary

What 2020 looks like for Kiwi exporters in China

Damon Paling, former NZTE trade commissioner to China and now refreshed after a break ...

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general

UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing ...

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Tax and Finance

Navigating through Taxing times in China

Navigating through Taxing times in China

Let’s face it; tax is confusing enough as it is without the legislation itself being unclear. Thankfully, China’s State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) recognised that its Corporate Income Tax (“CIT”) law had fallen into this trap. Recently, the SAT has issued Circular 79 to clairfy...

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What the HK Double Tax Agreement Means for You

What the HK Double Tax Agreement Means for You

A long overdue and rather exciting announcement (for those who get excited about tax) is that New Zealand and Hong Kong are entering into Double Tax Treaty negotiations. While we have had a double tax agreement with China since 1986, Hong Kong has never been part of this. All those investing in China know that often it...

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Hedging Your Currency Bets

Hedging Your Currency Bets

An article appeared in the New Zealand Herald a few months ago which examined the currency hedging practices of Kiwi exporters. The conclusion seemed to be "damned if you do, damned if you don't". We asked our good friends at the HSBC what they thought and what tips they might have for exporters that are considering...

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FINANCE: China tax alert for year of Tiger

FINANCE: China tax alert for year of Tiger

Chinese New Year is the longest and most significant festival in China. It officially got under way on 14 February this year, shifting from the Year of Ox to the Year of Tiger. While most Chinese New Year celebrations are taking place in China, many companies outside China would be busy seeking to stay on top of the...

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