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Do you have a question about doing business in China? Ask one of our in-house experts and receive practical and confidential advice within 7 working days. We can provide information and advice relating to business development, market access, legal issues and HR.

How to send your enquiry

If you are new to our website, you need an active account for your enquiry to be answered: 

  1. Register here;
  2. You will receive an activation email once your registration has been approved (in 1-3 working days);
  3. Check your account activation email and follow the link to change your password;
  4. Login;
  5. Use the form shown on this page to submit your enquiry.

If you are a returning user, please log in first to submit your enquiry. 

What you need to know before sending in your enquiry

  • Your enquiry will not be answered until your account is activated. 
  • All your submitted information will be checked manually by the Centre staff ( within 24 hours outside of weekends and public holidays).
  • Complete company and product information (name of products, types of services, HS codes etc.) will enable our experts to better understand your business case and provide more practical advice. 
  • If your information is incomplete, you will receive another email asking for further details.
  • The EU SME Centre is a project funded by the European Union, as such we will only answer enquiries from SMEs of the EU 28 member states. To check conditions, see here.
In order for your enquiry to be submitted please login. If you are a new user you have 24 hours to create an account. If you do not create an account or log in - your enquiry will be deleted. Please note the EU SME Centre is a project funded by the EU Commission and therefore will not be able to answer enquiries from non-EU SME companies.

Our Expertise

  • Business Development Expertise

    Introduce key sector opportunities for European SMEs in China and potential challenges to watch out for, help you better understand the commercial environment across various industries, provide tools to develop and market your business as well as assist you to locate service providers.

  • Legal Affairs Expertise

    Provide first line information on the legal environment in China, offer confidential advice on legal issues with a focus on contracts, taxation, preliminary due diligence, entry modes, payment conditions, labour, dispute settlement and access to finance.

  • Standards Expertise

    Help you navigate China’s standards and conformity assessment procedures, smooth the way for you to get your goods, services and technology through Chinese customs and onto the market.

  • Human Resources Expertise

    Provide information about labour regulations and employment in China.