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  • How to Use WeChat?
    How to Use WeChat?

    The Poppularity of WeChat WeChat is the biggest social platform in China and the total accounts reach 902 million. WeChat is more than the combination of Instagram, Facebook, Tweeter, Amazon etc. We can use WeChat to communicate, share the life moments, give red pocket (also called Hong Bao, a tradition for Chinese to give their best wishes to the younger generation in Spring Festival), sho……

  • What is the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area?
    What is the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area?

    The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is an important space carrier for the state to build world-class urban agglomeration and participate in global competition. It consists of two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao and nine cities in Guangdong province, namely Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing. (The Gu……

  • How to Establish a Factory in China
    How to Establish a Factory in China

    Establishing a company in China does not necessarily mean that you can engage in any type of business. In China, WFOE can only operate within the business scope approved by the competent authorities. In addition to the business activities permitted under the license of WFOE(wholly foreign-owned enterprise), further approval is required from the relevant departments. Therefore, it is essential to……

  • The shopping feature during the Chinese Spring Festival
    The shopping feature during the Chinese Spring Festival

    With the upgrade of consumption, shopping activities including online channels are booming Market insiders say that Chinese consumers' spending on health, culture and entertainment-related products and services may increase significantly during the Spring Festival holiday in early February. They said that the Chinese Lunar New Year Week is the use of this traditional shopping time by companies ……

  • 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in China
    144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in China

    With the quick development of the global economy, more and more foreigners travel to China like Xiamen, Qingdao. And more and more China cities begin to carry out the 144-hour free-visa transit, which is an extension and optimization of the current policy of the 72-hour visa-free transit. This offers great convenience for business men and tourists who want to have a short visit to China. Now, c……

  • Departure Tax Refund Policy in China
    Departure Tax Refund Policy in China

    Departure tax refund policy is a preferential policy for overseas tourists in domestic shopping to refund VAT(Value Added Tax) when they leaves China. To be more specific, it is that qualified overseas tourists who hold passports and other valid documents traveling to the country, can apply for tax refund at departure ports. And they buy goods that must be met the requirements of the state at th……

  • 10 innotiative achievements of China’s free trade zones in 2018   Part two
    10 innotiative achievements of China’s free trade zones in 2018 Part two

    Chongqing(重庆) explores new supervision patterns The Chongqing Free Trade Zone has implemented a variety of efficient and convenient new modes of supervision, such as self-editing, self-auditing, self-reporting, self-editing, and simplified examination and approval procedures in the special supervision of customs. The practice of the Chongqing Free Trade Zone is not only an innovation o……

  • 10 innovative achievements of China’s Free Trade Zones in 2018 Part one
    10 innovative achievements of China’s Free Trade Zones in 2018 Part one

    Shanghai(上海) issues the country’s first service trade negative list Shanghai explored a new cross-border service trade management model and released a new negative cross-border trade in services in October 2018, which is the first time in China. The new negative list includes a total of 159 detailed regulations covering 31 industries. The new list defines cross-border trade in servic……

  • Winter Solstice
    Winter Solstice

    Winter Solstice, also called “Dongzhi” in Chinese, is the 22nd of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar. On this day, the daytime is the shortest and the night is the longest. As an old saying goes, “Winter Solstice is as significant as the Spring Festival.” That's why winter solstice has another name, “Yasui”, which means second only to Spring Festival. And there are some customs of ……

  • Beijing Opera
    Beijing Opera

    Beijing Opera is a comprehensive performing arts. That is, sing, read and do, fight, dance. And Beijing Opera is the quintessence of Chinese culture. The history of Beijing Opera Beijing Opera has a history of more than 200 years. Although it is called Beijing Opera, the origins of Beijing Opera are not in Beijing but in the provinces of Anhui and Hubei. Dating back to the year 1790, Qianlon……

  • When in China, Do as the Chinese Do–Table Manner
    When in China, Do as the Chinese Do–Table Manner

    Table manners play an important role in the Chinese people's entire life. They believe that dining is not only a way to meet basic physiological needs. It is also a top priority of social experience. For this reason, it is particularly important to master some of the Chinese rules. Whether you are the host or just a guest, you had better master some rules. The Meaning of the Round Table ……

  • China’s Tea Export
    China’s Tea Export

    As the source of tea, China has thousands of history for tea exports, owning the world's largest tea planting. There is no doubt that China is the world's largest tea exporter and plays an vital role in this aspect. Three major types of China's tea export There are green tea, black tea and specialty tea. Among them, the export scale of green tea ranks first in the world. Six major intern……