It is basic knowledge that China has been the most populous country in the world for centuries. But China has much more when it comes to being at the top of the world in many categories. In this article, we present record-breaking, fun facts about China. You will not only expand your knowledge of China and its position in the world but also can use the facts to impress others.Continue reading
China is planning on creating 3 new free trade zones. Their location is set to be on the southeastern coast, in the neighbourhood of the Pilot Shanghai Free Trade Zone, which was launched on September 2013.
The Chinese government is making life easier for foreign entrepreneurs trading with China. It made an announcement declaring it will translate Chinese trade-related laws and regulations into English. The reason is to help people around the world understand China trade-rules.
Are you looking for some good blogs to read about China? Look no further! We’ve scoured the Web and found the most interesting, most must-read China-related blogs.
We’ve prepared a mixture of the 10 best Chinese blogs (actually 13, it was hard for us to pick the best 10), which we recommend to everyone. Our list ranges from business blogs to some expats blogs. Check out what we consider to be the top 13 best blogs about China. The blogs are listed in random order.
Guest post by Maciej Brzozowski representative of Port of Hamburg
One of the megatrends in economy of the last few years is outsourcing and concentrating on a key competences by the companies, while leaving less relevant matters to the proven business partners. It concerns not only the producers considering the “make or buy” problem, but also trading and service companies. Even the army uses outside companies for facility security service. In case of import from China, the thing we easily hand over China is organization of shipment to the country, because who would be better at it, if not the company operating in a region that’s called the world’s factory.
Today Apple presented the new iPhone model. This time the Cupertino based company released two new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Many Apple users are happy to have the choice between two different size of the new phone. The iPhone 6 will have a 4,7 inch screen and the bigger iPhone 6 plus a 5.5. Those phones will be available in 115 countries just in 10 days.
But why do we describe the new iPhone?
Right from the beginning Chinese products have been very well-known for their cheap price and bad quality. People often saw them as tacky and “made in China” tag created anxiety. Thanks to the small, not meeting the western standards Chinese stores that spread all over the Europe, China managed to quite permanently establish its name as the “kingdom of mass production that only copy other brands”. Many of us are probably not even aware how many Chinese companies became successful in the West, despite the hardships and mistrust they had to face. Even though cultural gap and historical stigma are difficult to overcome, it’s still not impossible to break through the foreign market.
Mid-Autumn Festival – Second the biggest festival in countries with Chinese culture This year celebration falls on 8th September.
The infographics presented below shows detailed information about the Chinese gold market, which has attracted a lot of attention worldwide because of its fast growth. As long as investment options in China are limited due to the economic policies, gold is being seen as the safe investment for private investors, companies and banks alike. The government is also increasing its gold reserves, which may have reached 5,000 tonnes by now.
Agriculture remains to be the vital industry of China, but its production output cannot meet the rising demand. Local agriculture was heavily affected by the development of industry – vast spaces of agricultural area were polluted, the shortage of water also results in the abandonment of more fields that slowly turn into desert. Meanwhile, the annual growth rate for the food industry is 15%, the consumption of meat has risen and furthermore, the rich Chinese are even more fond of foreign products, including wines, salmon or chocolate.