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Chinese services group (CSG)

Whether you are a New Zealand entity thinking about opportunities in China, or a Chinese investor looking at investing in New Zealand, the Deloitte China Services Group are here to help.

The Deloitte New Zealand CSG is a member of the Deloitte global CSG. The New Zealand CSG comprises bilingual business and tax advisory professionals with experience working in both New Zealand and China. We work closely with the global CSG in providing services to our clients. We have helped both New Zealand clients looking to expand into China, and Chinese investors considering New Zealand opportunities.

Venturing into a new location with unfamiliar regulatory and tax rules, different business practices, cultural and language difficulties means that you will have many challenges to face. How to deal with these challenges will  make the difference between success and failure. The Deloitte CSG was created to help you to cope with these challenges. Our understanding of the business environment and business systems in both New Zealand and China enables us to assist with planning, structuring, and proactively manage your cross-border projects. 

Business Regulation and Tax Newsflash: China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Officially launched

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (“the FTZ”) was officially launched on 29 September 2013.  This Pilot FTZ is expected to have a dramatic effect on the business environment in China, making it more “business friendly” with more “market driven” rules.  The impact for companies, particularly those investing into China, is expected to be significant.

The FTZ is especially designed for the following entities with rules that are special, concessional or beneficial to these entities:

  • Regional headquarters entities
  • Regional procurement entities  
  • Group treasury entities (which may be relevant to groups with surplus or "trapped cash" in China).   

To date, in the Asia Pacific region, Singapore and HK are normally used for these entities.  The Shanghai FTZ will be another option going forward.

For further details, please read our article and if you have any questions please contact our Deloitte China service team or your normal Deloitte contact person.



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