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Maximizing Business Growth in East China and Shanghai: Strategies for Success in 2023



East China and Shanghai are among China's most dynamic and prosperous regions, known for their diverse economy and well-developed infrastructure. Manufacturing, finance, and trade are among the key industries that thrive in the area, making it a hub for both established multinational corporations and emerging startups.

On May 26th, Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai team hosted an online panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for doing business in East China and Shanghai. Our experts share their insights on the region's economic landscape and the factors driving its growth. They also address the challenges businesses may face there, including navigating the regulatory environment, managing talent and HR issues, and understanding and utilizing multiple incentives in the region.

Our panelists include Allan Xu, Director of Business Advisory Services; Ada Zhou, Manager of Corporate Accounting Services; Fuki Fu, Manager of Human Resources & Payroll; and our special guest speaker - Irania Martinez, Senior Manager at CBRE. The discussion is moderated by Simon Laube, Assistant Manager of International Business Advisory.

The panel discussion will cover the following:

  • Greater economy in East China: Unique features, opportunities, and challenges
  • Supply chain and logistics infrastructure
  • Top performing industries in the region and their growth prospects
  • Regional tax incentives & industry-specific regulations
  • HR policies pertaining to expatriates
  • Q&A

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