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Horizons answers your current questions about China visas and residence permits relating to COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Horizons consultants have been advising foreign nationals who are working or residing in China regarding visa and residence permit issues. In particular, many questions have arisen associated with the automatic visa/residence permit extension effective from 27 February and the temporary entry ban of all foreign nationals effective from 28 March. One…

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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…

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China business: Shanghai issues one-off subsidies for COVID-19 control and prevention enterprises and enterprises severely affected by the epidemic

On 20 March, the Municipal Economic and Information Commission and the Municipal Finance Bureau of Shanghai Municipality issued a subsidy to support epidemic prevention and control enterprises who resumed work during the Chinese Spring Festival and those enterprises within industries severely affected by the coronavirus epidemic. Epidemic prevention and control enterprises During the Chinese Spring…

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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.…

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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…

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