CSIC corporate sponsor and China expert, Thaddaeus Mueller of www.Fiducia-China.com, in a letter to his clients and friends recently gave an excellent summary of the HK financial secretary’s annual speech. With his permission, Thad’s letter is printed below, but I would like to draw attention to some key point about “profits tax remains unchanged at…

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The AQL chart was invented for just that situation. The standard definition of Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) is “the maximum defective percent (or the maximum number of defects per hundred units) that, for purpose of sampling inspection, can be considered satisfactory as a process average”. Basically, select a sampling size quantity (based on the AQL…

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China Business & Law Update for Busy Executives (Winter 2019/2020) 1. Trend for 2020:  Increased chance your “good supplier” will turn bad. Learn how to protect yourself! Why now? Background: Beijing continues to aggressively pivot away from an economy based on manufacturing-for-export. How will China’s move towards a consumer-oriented economy impact its exports? In simple…

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Q1 2019 China Business & Law Update for Busy Executives Topic 1: “Outsource the Sourcing”: Tips for engaging 3rd parties to help find & manage suppliers in China. By far, the most common question I get asked is some variation of the following: “Mike, I’ve got a great idea for a product, I have even lined…

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China Business & Law Update for Busy Executives 2018 Q1: Mike’s China Sourcing Update Hopefully your suppliers are doing a great job and never miss a lead time, ship defective goods or abuse your intellectual property.  But for the rest of you, you may find this first update for 2018 of interest as we will…

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