e-commerce

VAT

Is Germany’s strict inspection on VAT reasonable? How should the enterpreises respond to that...

Germany intensifies its efforts to deal with China's electricity supplier to avoid the problem of value-added tax According to German newspaper Handelsblatt, Chinese companies have continued to evade VAT in the online trading market in Germany e-com...

China to reduce import duties on certain products

On 22 November 2017, the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China issued a new regulation, which will lower import duties for 187 products. For diapers, duties are abolished altogether. According to an article published in the People’s D...

China’s Upcoming E-Commerce Law

On 27 December 2016, the Chinese government published the draft of its first E-Commerce Law (Chin. 中华人民共和国电子商务法). The law will cover all major aspects of e-commerce, including delivery and payment methods. The law also intends to strengthen IP rights...

17 March 2016 Breakfast Seminar: E-Commerce in China

  E-Commerce is one of China's fastest growing sectors. With a growing middle class and a quickly changing business environment, foreign retailers, who wish to sell their products to Chinese constumers cannot afford to remain inactive. Th...
China E-commerce market infographic

Find Wealthy Singles in China – How to tap into China’s E-Commerce Boom

The 11.11. is China's Singles' Day (shuangshiyi or 双十一), and a yearly bonanza for e-commerce platforms and retailers. Launched in 2009 by the online retail platform Alibaba, it has now evolved into a national phenomenon. Thousands of online shops o...
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Sticks and Stones for foreign businesses: The second draft of China’s Cyber Security Law is out

Last month, the second draft of China’s Cybersecurity Law has been released. This law is the first attempt to coordinate the safeguarding of the internet and the drafts are supposed to outline a rough direction of where the law is heading what the po...

New Tax Regulations for Cross-Border E-Commerce

In March 2016, the Chinese government issued two new regulations, which have changed the taxation of imported products bought online from businesses abroad (B2C). Previously, cross-border online purchases for personal use were mainly treated as indiv...
Ecommerce in China

Onlinehandel in China

Weltweit werden online im Endkundengeschäft (B2C) derzeit jährlich rund 1,5 Billionen USD umgesetzt, fast zwei Drittel davon in China. Momentan zählt der Onlinehandel zu den am schnellsten wachsenden Branchen. Mit einem jährlichen Anstieg ...

E-commerce in China – Chances and Challenges for foreign SMEs

On 24 March 2016 Manuela Reintgen from Ecovis Beijing in corporation with Cindy Kang (China IPR SME Helpdesk) held a presentation about E-Commerce in China, regarding the challenges and chances for foreign SMEs at the German Centre for Industry and T...

E-commerce in China – Chances and Challenges for EU SMEs

Thursday, 24 March 2016   Venue: German Centre for Industry and Trade Beijing Co. Ltd. (Unit 1101A, DRC Liangmaqiao Diplomatic Office Building, 11th floor, Tower D1, 19 Dongfang East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing)   Registration: P...