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Employment and Business in China

Employment The average Chinese annual wage is US$ 7,872 (source: OECD), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 4.1%. There are a total of 13 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 33 days (source: World Bank).



Moving to China

If you are considering moving to China or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Chinese section including; details of immigration and visas, Chinese forums, Chinese event listings and service providers in China.


Living in China

From your safety to shoppingliving in China can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in China with relevant news and up-to-date information.


Working in China

Working in China can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in China, and general Chinese culture of the labour market.



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