Category: International

China business: 5 tips to help your foreign-invested company recover faster from COVID-19

As China moves through its COVID-19 economic recovery phrase, restrictive measures to prevent coronavirus clusters in the workplace are gradually being rescinded. Nonetheless, many companies continue to struggle to get back on their feet. At Horizons, we are successfully helping companies implement corporate solutions based on our four pillars COVID-19 crisis service strategy that helps…

Read more

Don’t let the coronavirus kill your Chinese subsidiary. Horizons can help you act fast to stop the damage done by COVID-19.

“Simply put, failing to take advantage of pro-business policies and measures put forth in the face of COVID-19 will hamper your business to no end, even sending it to its demise. Horizons has the resources, the ‘know-how’ and the finesse to get your business back on track and keep it there." —Danny Luk, Horizons Senior…

Read more

Horizons consultants participate in webinar to advise China foreign-invested businesses on mitigating problems brought on by COVID-19

On 9 March Horizons Corporate Advisory partner Lucia Netti and Pier-Domenico Peirone of Pathways (Shanghai) Co Ltd (Horizons Group) participated in a webinar on the impact the COVID-19 epidemic is having on companies and international trade. The webinar was organised by Confindustria Bergamo, an Italian management consulting company. During the webinar, Ms. Netti and Mr.…

Read more

Your Chinese visa during the coronavirus epidemic (UPDATED 12 Mar): further measures to fast-track and streamline visas and residence permits; foreign nationals eligible for automatic two-month extension; how to renew Shanghai work and residence permits

Further measures put in place to fast-track and streamline visas and residence permits Recently, China’s National Immigration Administration announced Ten Measures to Assist the Epidemic Prevention and Control and Serve the Economy and People’s Livelihood (“Measures”). Primarily, the Measures serve to fast-track and streamline visa and residence permits to ensure exit and entry channels support…

Read more

China business (UPDATED 24 Feb): to combat the coronavirus and head off economic insecurities, government takes action by implementing supportive financial and tax measures for businesses

Horizons will continue to update important business news and information related to the coronavirus epidemic. 5 Months Reduction on Employee Medical Insurance Premium The China Ministry of Finance, National Medical Insurance Bureau and Tax Bureau jointly announced the Guiding Opinions on the Periodic Reduction of Basic Employee Medical Insurance Premium (“Guiding Opinions”) measure on 21 February 2020.…

Read more