Mind whom you are doing business with – transit trade with China

Frauds in international trade with China take many forms.

We talk about a very common trick that often leaves the buyer outside of China in a very hopeless situation in recovering losses arising out of the trick: transit trade or whatever name you call it. It involves a third party in a separate jurisdiction in the international trade conducted by actual seller…

Want to sue a Chinese company? But which court? Jurisdiction Issue

I have been receiving email inquiries from abroad asking for help to sue a Chinese company that failed to deliver goods in compliance with contract terms. Very often, the foreign buyers find that the goods do not comply with quality standards and sometimes, the goods are stone, sands or useless powders. Fraud is pervasive and rampant in international trade …

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone:how does it benefit foreign investors in China

The China pilot free trade zone in Shanghai has just been launched at end of September, and a slew of regulations tailored for the FTZ have also been unveiled. In particular, the much expected “negative list” listing those industries that are restricted or prohibited from foreign investment is also issued.

Overall, the experimental FTZ in Shanghai…