Category: Wealth

The Belt and Road Initiative moves into Latin America with China-LAC Santiago Declaration

During the first quarter of 2018, China announced the introduction its Belt and Road initiative in Latin America. This announcement serves to deepen economic and financial cooperation between China and countries where the United States has traditionally had a heavy influence. The declaration, known as the Santiago Declaration, calls for bolstering trade and taking action…

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Trade and economic cooperation agreement signed between China and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)

On 18 May 2018, the China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced the signing of the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between China and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The agreement was signed at the Astana Economic Forum held in Astana, Kazakhstan, by the China International Trade Representative and Vice Minister of Commerce Fu Ziying, the…

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Smoothing the path to cross-border business connectivity: Horizons’ Roberto Gilardino discusses the China Collaborative Group

During 2018, Horizons remains highly focused on the efforts of its newly formed China Collaborative Group (CCG). The multidisciplinary legal services collective is designed to provide Chinese clients with cohesive strategic solutions that facilitate cross-border investment under the Belt and Road Initiative and other global economic trade platforms. The Square talks with Roberto Gilardino, Horizons…

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China investment news: New regulation smooths the way to continued outbound investment

On 26 December 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated the Administrative Measures for the Outbound Investment of Enterprises (Regulation No.11), effective 1 March 2018. Regulation No. 11 reflects a robust move to simplify responsible Chinese outbound investments into an online record-filling system without capping the maximum investment amount. Comprising six chapters and…

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China’s “Five-in-One” Policy: Reform of company registration system streamlining in full effect

After the progression of China’s “Three-in-One” Reform in October 2015 incorporating the business license, organization code certificate and tax registration certificate into one integrated business license (one certificate with one unified code), and the updated to “Five-in-One” policy (October 2017), the “all-in-one” process now stands fully implemented as of 31 December 2017. Prior to “Three-in-One”,…

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