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The essential China checklist for Italian investments

Today, China companies are increasingly leading industry fields. The 14th Five-Year Plan 2021-2025 set forth China’s objective to become a leading innovation country by 2035. For Italian companies, the modernised China presents both new investment opportunities and compliance risks. Moving forward from low-cost manufacturing, China is focused on attracting high-quality foreign investments, especially in industries…

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TAX NEWS: China streamlines tax declaration forms for indirect taxes from 1 August 2021

On 13 July 2021, the State Taxation Bureau issued the Notice on the Consolidation of the Declaration Forms for Value-added Tax, Consumption tax, Urban Construction, and Maintenance Tax and Educational Surcharges (“Notice No. 20”) effective from 1 August 2021. The consolidation of the declaration forms falls in the wider reforms to streamline tax collection and…

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In Cina più protezione per il design dei brevetti

Grazie alla quarta revisione della legge brevettuale appena entrata in vigore Dal tutto alle sue parti. Grazie alla quarta revisione della legge brevettuale, a partire da queste settimane anche nella Repubblica Popolare Cinese è possibile la protezione parziale dei prodotti. Da oggi ad essere salvaguardate possono essere anche le loro sole caratteristiche uniche: una forma…

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China strengthens Intellectual Property Rights protection

Recently, rapid Chinese demand for domestic design products is paving regulation reforms in intellectual property rights (‘IPR’) protection. Both qualitative and quantitative growth in the design market is advocating the protection of intellectual property as fundamental in sustaining the industry within China. The Chinese authority promptly acknowledged this issue and with the fourth amendment of…

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