Archive for February, 2005

Presentations Q1, 2005

Friday, February 25th, 2005

Jeremy Gordon, Chief Executive of China Business Services, was a representative on the “Sharing Prosperity: Working with Asia” panel at the 5th annual Belgo-British conference in Namur, Belgium in November last year. Click here to access the conference report. He also addressed the South London Export Club in January on the subject of trading with […]

Web links

Friday, February 25th, 2005

A Google search for “China” now results in 153 million results…so we have provided a smaller selection of web links that cover a range of useful China-related information. Our list includes: ChinaLINKS, ChinaNEWS, ChinaLIFE, and ChinaCHARITY ChinaCHARITY: Many companies are increasingly focused on corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues in their global operations, and are seeking […]

Service Update Q1 2005

Friday, February 25th, 2005

Over the past quarter China Business Services has assisted a range of SMEs and multinational companies from the US and the EU in their China business development. Projects have included: delivery of pre- investment due diligence on a number of companies, as well as key individuals; provision of expert witness services in a US arbitration; […]

Procurement Audits

Friday, February 25th, 2005

China’s exports grew by 35.4% in 2004. With typical savings of 25%-50% compared to traditional sources, it is easy to explain the continuing attraction of Chinese goods. However, overseas buyers face many risks despite the seemingly positive results. These commonly include high agency commissions, poor service, kick- backs of 5-10%, and expensive complacency in a very competitive market.

World Economic Forum’s 2004 China Business Summit

Friday, February 25th, 2005

As China’s economic and political power continues to grow, it is an increasingly important component in corporate strategic planning. Political and business leaders addressed the major issues at the World Economic Forum’s 2004 China Business Summit, held in Beijing. The Summit’s report notes areas of concern for the future, and includes analysis of business and […]