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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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NZ China Council Investment Report “Understanding Chinese...

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

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NZ China Council names former Consul General as Executive Director

The New Zealand China Council has appointed Rachel Maidment as its new Executive ...

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A Glance At NZ Trade With China After The Coronavirus Outbreak –...

Daily trade data for the last four weeks and a day gives an updated glance at New ...

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UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

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

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Doing Business in China – 6 Tips for Foreigners

Doing Business in China – 6 Tips for Foreigners

By David Thomas, Think Global Consulting Over the last 10 years, I have led numerous delegations, study tours and client visit programs to China (and Hong Kong) and observed at first hand some of the mistakes that are often made when attempting to engage with the Chinese for business purposes. Here are my top 6 tips for...

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE (FOCUS ON SEAFOOD AND WINE)

FOOD AND BEVERAGE (FOCUS ON SEAFOOD AND WINE)

By Kefeng Chu, NZTE Director – China Operations New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s (NZTE) strategy in China is to focus on key sectors in which New Zealand has a competitive advantage. Food and beverages an obvious one. New Zealand’s fame for quality dairy, meat, seafood, wine and other food and...

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FUND MANAGERS TURN POSITIVE ON GREATER CHINA EQUITIES

FUND MANAGERS TURN POSITIVE ON GREATER CHINA EQUITIES

Click here to view the HSBC New's release on Fund Manager's Turn on Greater China Equities.

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NZ Govt launches China Strategy

NZ Govt launches China Strategy

Prime Minister John Key launched a formal strategy on 3 Feb to improve ties with China, including more investment from Chinese SOEs, and attracting more Chinese students and tourists. “The Strategy is built around developing the trade and economic links between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China. Both...

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Ni Hao, what now? Managing cross cultural business expectations

Ni Hao, what now? Managing cross cultural business ...

By Lilly Shi, Solicitor at Kensington Swan Over the last decade, China has had a growing impact on the New Zealand business landscape. Increased Chinese investment has resulted in much needed capital flowing into New Zealand by way of acquisition, joint venture and alliance arrangements. However, different cultural and...

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Non-tariff barriers that New Zealand companies experience when exporting to China

Non-tariff barriers that New Zealand companies experience ...

By Helen van Asch, Massey University Masters student A research report written to fulfil the requirements of a Master’s of Management Studies at Massey University identifies specific Chinese non-tariff barriers (NTBs) affecting New Zealand exporters and provides possible solutions to overcome them. Masters...

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To China and Beyond: An SME Perspective

To China and Beyond: An SME Perspective

Trade with China can conjure up many visions of excitement ranging from the exotic imagery of the Silk Road through to the long awaited announcement late last year of the establishment of New Zealand’s first official Chinese angel investment network. And while the newspapers tend to dwell on the larger deals (large,...

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A New Approach to China Procurement

A New Approach to China Procurement

China's procurement environment is changing under the weight of both old and new trends, and procurement managers worldwide must adapt to a new opportunity landscape. A different approach is now required that takes advantage of China's more sophisticated manufacturing base. For the past 10-15 years, China has been the...

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10 Warning Signs That Your China Deal is Too Complicated

10 Warning Signs That Your China Deal is Too Complicated

by Andrew Hupert  Negotiating in China can get complicated fast. Negotiating with Chinese counter-parties is getting easier all the time, but there are plenty of situations to look out for. Many westerners who enter into a negotiation with a Chinese counter-party are so sensitive to cultural and interpersonal...

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Translation vs. Transliteration in Converting Brand Names to Chinese

Translation vs. Transliteration in Converting Brand Names ...

by Chris Devonshire-Ellis An important aspect of any foreign company investing in China is how to present the company name and any associated brands while in the country. This matters, as it is mandatory for all company names, whether in English or any other language, to be converted into Chinese. For businesses, the...

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Negotiating in China. 2 Speed Chinese Dealmaking: Fast & No.

Negotiating in China. 2 Speed Chinese Dealmaking: Fast ...

Are Chinese negotiating tactics an integral part of the new normal, or are is China still the exception making its own rules? Western negotiators in China for a one-time purchase or transaction don’t have to worry about cultural misunderstandings or local business custom as much as they would have 10 years ago....

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Collaborating for Business Success in China

Collaborating for Business Success in China

Victoria University's Dr. Val Lindsay draws on a recent research project to illustrate how sector-based collaboration can play an important role in NZ Inc.'s success in the Chinese market. Recent research by a team from Victoria University on building a sustainable competitive advantage for New Zealand service firms in...

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