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Conducting eCommerce with China

eCommerce with China is ever expanding, but it's important to be aware of the rules. A year ago, the Chinese Ministry of Finance substantially revised and extended the rules of Cross border e-commerce (CBEC), and these still apply today.  It's estimated that the value of cross-border consumer e-commerce transactions is more than $50 billion. There are two ways…
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Do you need a WeChat store?

WeChat is the wonder app such that in addition to messaging, telephone phoning, Moments (Facebook-like feature) and Public Account (blog), you can also set up an ecommerce store and sell your products direct online to your Chinese customers. At what stage in your business cycle should you set up a WeChat store? Probably the second stage, after you've…
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More than ever Chinese students enrolling

More students from overseas are enrolling in Australian tertiary courses than ever before and in 2016 a new record was reached. According to the Commonwealth Education Department, there were 554,179 full-fee paying international students in 2016, an increase of more than 10 per cent on the previous year. The dramatic growth in the number of enrolments of…
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Expanding Chinese middle-class is your market

The Chinese middle class is expanding rapidly according to the latest reports. These are the people who are looking for safe, quality Australian products and services. The first significant report was on latest growth figures. The news is that China's economy grew faster than expected in the June quarter 2017 as industrial output and consumption…
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