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New Rules for Work Permit Extension

As several unrelated Chinese sources recently reported (both the Foreign Affairs Office of the University of Nanjing and the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Shantou in Guangdong), new rules for work visa extensions will enter into force...
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New Regulations on Chinese Financial Accounts

On May 19th, 2017, several Chinese agencies, including the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance, announced new requirements for all financial accounts.  The new requirements will take effect July 1st, though institutions will have one year to ma...
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China to Introduce Ranking System for all Companies in China

A report published by the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in late May provides a detailed look at China’s upcoming “Enterprise Social Credit” policy. The report claims that while this new system will help the Chinese government address ...

UPDATE: Green Card for Foreigners becomes Smart Card with Chip

On Monday the 17th April 2017, the Ministry of Public Security issued a reform plan for an update for foreign green card holders with a permanent resident permit in China. The existing permanent residents permit, known as Chinese Green Card, will be...

General Information for Employment of Foreign Students in China

Hiring fresh and young talents can be a challenge in China. Generally, work permits are hard to receive in China, especially when it comes to students that are still studying or just graduated. We from ECOVIS Beijing would like to give you a short ov...
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ECOVIS Beijing 2017 Outlook

The Chinese economy has ended 2016 on a positive note. In December, the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) reached 53.4, up from 53.1 in November. It also reached its highest level since July 2015, indicating a relatively optimistic outlook of Chinese ...
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What does China’s new point system for expats really mean?

On 9 September 2016, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs unveiled the reform of the current work permit regulations for foreigners living in China. The changes will merge the various regulations for foreign specialists with the appl...

Work in Germany: Getting a work permit

Do I need a visa to work in Germany? And what conditions apply to me? This is the first question you may ask yourself, if you are planning to work in Germany. In a nutshell, it depends on which country you come from and what qualifications you have. ...
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100% Step By Step Work Permit/Visa Application China – Make No Mistakes

Foreigners, especially those that intend to work in China, often face the question of which visa type to apply for. Since the Chinese Central Government implemented new visa regulations in September 2013, the complexities of the application process h...