China on the web
Keep tabs on China
There is a vast array of web-based information available to keep you up to speed with developments in China.
New Zealand: For New Zealand businesses, the first port of call should be your Government’s Navigating China and FTA websites which outline what the FTA means for business, as well as providing tools and resources on doing business in China. If you supply goods to China, check out the tariff finder.
China: The Chinese Government web portal is the one-stop source for official information on just about everything from the Government’s five-year economic plan and Beijing Olympic ticket availability to marriage licenses and trade statistics.
The following news sites are government-related and provide useful information on day-to-day economic policy and market developments:
China Daily - www.chinadaily.com.cn
Xinhua News Agency - www.chinaview.cn
People’s Daily - http://english.peopledaily.com.cn
Business news and analysis
China Economic Net – the online arm of the Beijing-based, nationally distributed Economic Daily offers comprehensive business as well as political and international news
News Guangdong – a source of business, political and lifestyle news for individuals and companies doing business in fast-growing Guangdong province
China Business Review – a bi-monthly magazine produced by the US-China Business Council with useful insights and comment on doing business in China
Other business news sources
China-Britain Business Council – for useful market intelligence
Hong Kong Trade Development Council – for industry news and market profiles of China’s major cities
The Caijing Newsletter – commentary on major economic developments by one of China’s most respected business magazines
China Tech News – a rich source of China-specific technology news and commentary as well as links to various newswires, information on stocks and upcoming industry events
The US Embassy in Beijing - includes an online Intellectual Property toolkit
IP Dragon – an IP issues blog