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November 14, 2014

BEIJING - China today issued two notices releasing details of its long-awaited tax policies for Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (“QFIIs”), RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (“RQFIIs”) and the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme (“SHSC Scheme”). The SHSC Scheme will formally launch on November 17 In a Client Alert, lawyers Baker & McKenzie offer the following summary:

November 14, 2014

HONG KONG - China's corporate sector is finding it harder to service its debts, according to a new study by ratings agency Standard & Poor's. S&P says a survey of 200 of China's largest corporates by revenue and bond issuance across 18 industries shows that weaker revenue growth and margins have offset moderating capital expenditure.

November 14, 2014

BEIJING – The China initiative for a Free Trade Zone for Asia-Pacific reinvents the APEC Bogor Declaration of 20 years ago – and that went simply nowhere. Then, APEC leaders agreed to common goals of free and open trade and investment by 2010 for industrialised economies, and by 2020 for developing economies. APEC deliberations on China’s FTAAP could well go the way of the 1994 Bogor Goals. Seen OPINION (ATI).

November 13, 2014

BEIJING - In an effort to strengthen regional ties with a bilateral free-trade agreement under negotiation, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced at the ASEAN leaders’ meeting that China is ready to offer more preferential treatment to investors from ASEAN member countries.


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March 24, 2015 to March 25, 2015

The ACBW events return in 2015 with an expanded programme in Australia which includes Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart in addition to Sydney and Melbourne. In China, ACBW will be staged in Guangzhou and Hong Kong as well as Beijing. Now in its 8th year, Australia China BusinessWeek (ACBW) has become the largest programme of its type in the Sino-Australian space, with more than 4,000 delegates attending in 2014.