Author Archives: Bastien Dumont


China’s reform plan for 2014

On Tuesday 21st of May  China’s top economic planner releases the priorities for economic reforms in China 2014. The plan has already been approved by the State Council. 1) Continue to expand the scope of value-added tax (VAT). 2) Move to regulate financing of local government. 3) A new mechanism of the yuan exchange rate

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Shanghai Free Trade Zone

The Shanghai free trade zone has definitely been one of the most spoken-of events of this end of year here in China. Since the “official” opening on September 29th, companies and entrepreneurs from all around the world have been speculating on what reforms would be implemented in the zone, and what is there to gain

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