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Exporting Goods, Services and Technology to the Chinese Market - Update 2020

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“Exporting goods, services and technology to the Chinese market” takes and in-depth look at the requirements and processes relevant for European SMEs looking to export their product into China.

No matter if you plan to export goods, services or technology, as a first step you will always have to determine which restrictions apply in your industry and product group; this report will give you an idea of the intricacies of these regulations and where to look for further information.

The chapter on goods, the most common type of product imported to China, also covers aspects like necessary licences and different types of quota and standards, while later sections outline fundamentals of sales and purchase contractsforeign exchange control and different distribution channels and what they imply in terms of time and other resources necessary.

In this report, you will learn:

1. Exporting goods, services and technology to the China market

2. Goods

  • Process for exporting your goods to China
  • Free imports
  • Restricted imports
  • Prohibited imports
  • Standards
  • China Compulsory Certification (“CCC”)
  • Other industry standards
  • Labelling. 
  • Packaging
  • Entry-exit commodity inspection and customs
  • Relevant taxes and fees for the import of goods

3. Services

  • Process for exporting services to China
  • Service industries into which investment is permitted
  • Service industries into which investment is encouraged
  • Service industries into which investment is restricted
  • Service industries into which investment is prohibited
  • Relevant taxes and fees for the import of services

4. Technology

  • Process of transferring your technology to China
  • Technology approved for import
  • Restricted technology
  • Prohibited technology
  • Technology transfer contract
  • Relevant taxes and fees for the transfer of technology

5. Import contracts

  • Fundamentals of a sales and purchase contract

6. Foreign exchange controls and limitations

7. Distribution channels

  • Cross-border E-commerce
  • Local partners
  • Franchising
  • Foreign-invested enterprises and representative offices

8. Recommendations on how to enter the China market

  • SWOT analysis

9. Appendices

  • Key policy and legislation update
  • Goods subject to automatic import licence
  • Goods subject to import licence
  • Goods subject to tariff-rate quota management
  • Goods prohibited from import
  • CCC mandatory products
  • Service industries into which investment is encouraged
  • Service industries into which investment is restricted
  • Service industries into which investment is prohibited
  • Technology restricted for import
  • Technology prohibited from import

Note:

The EU SME Centre Phase II officially runs out on April 6, 2020. Publications remain available for downloading for EU SME users of the website. For further queries on the reports, you are recommended to contact the authors directly or email at info@eusmecentre.org.cn.

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