Tag: investment

China Foreign Investment Law: important changes to take effect in January

From the 1 January 2020, Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China (“FIL”) becomes effective. The FIL adopted at the Second Session of the Thirteenth National People's Congress marks a significant era for foreign investment in China and many foreign entities will be affected by the FIL. In this two-part series, we analysis…

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Investing in China: the basics of setting up your business and getting it right

Today, China’s increasingly open economic system, combined with an ever-growing middle-class, has paved the road to vast opportunities for foreign investors. Against the backdrop of a reform and economic transformation turned into a sustainable and innovative driven model, China inbound investment has entered a new era. Specifically, in China’s 13th 5-year plan the drive towards…

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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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