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  • Managing Business Efficiency in 2013

    Dec 2012 | Bloomberg

    Servcorp and Bloomberg co-hosted a seminar about Managing Business Efficiency in 2013 on the 8th November 2012 at Cheung Kong Center, Hong Kong to help business in different industries to optimize their resources allocation with more than 90 attendees.

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  • SERVCORP WINS AUSTRALIAN EXPORTER OF THE YEAR 2012 IN LARGE SERVICES CATEGORY

    Dec 2012 | Servcorp

    Servcorp is delighted to have won the Large Services Award at the 50th Australian Export Awards 2012. The award tops off a big year for Servcorp, as it introduces new services and continues its strong overseas expansion, adding 18 new cities and 4 new floors to its global portfolio of Serviced and Virtual offices.

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  • China Releases 12th Five-Year Plan for Foreign Trade Development

    May 2012 | Servcorp

    China's Ministry of Commerce released the 12th Five-Year Plan (FYP) for Foreign Trade Development last week, which aims at an annual growth of 10 percent during 2011-2015 and a total of US$4.8 trillion by 2015.

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  • Industry Veteran argues small business cabinet seat is token move

    March 2012 | Servcorp

    The decision to give small business cabinet-level representation in Federal Parliament is nothing more than a token appointment, according to Servcorp COO Marcus Moufarrige.

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  • Servcorp Office Expansion at One Peking, TSIM SHA TSUI

    Sep 2012 | Servcorp

    Servcorp, International provider of premium Serviced Office and Virtual Office solutions, are set to expand its One Peking Location to accommodate high market demand on serviced offices.

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  • Servcorp Charity Bowl Off Event

    Oct 2012 | Servcorp

    As part of Servcorp's ongoing commitment to World Cancer Research Fund, the "Servcorp Bowl Off" charity event took place in Hong Kong on the 19th October 2012 at Thunder Bowl, Kowloon.

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  • Can Michael Jordan Change China's Game?

    March 2012 | Servcorp

    Last December we did a post on the Qiaodan Sports Company, a maker of sports shoes that uses the Chinese transliteration of Michael Jordan's last name, without the endorsement of the superstar, and without license from Nike, owner of the Air Jordan Brand. Qiaodan Sports had $270 million in revenues last year, and is in the process of applying to get listed on the Shanghai stock exchange.

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  • Minimum Wage Levels Across China

    March 2012 | Servcorp

    As wage levels in China have recently come under scrutiny (Foxconn, a key supplier for Apple, raised salaries at their China factories by 25 percent earlier this week following international criticism), the country's actual minimum wage levels have been in place for decades and have been rapidly rising across the board.

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  • China Now Has Third Highest Labor Costs in Emerging Asia

    February 2012 | Servcorp

    An average worker in China costs more than the average worker in any other emerging Asian economy, save Malaysia and Thailand, when considered in terms of combined salary and welfare payments, China Briefing has found.

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  • Just What The Doctor Ordered A Dose of Entrepreneurial Metalearning from China

    February 2012 | Servcorp

    Entrepreneurship is a subject under intensive study at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, and a friend in the school's communications department recently sent me a summary of a research project about entrepreneurial learning. Reading through it got me thinking about the relationship between building a business and self-education, in particular as it relates to China.

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  • China Tax Laws - from Dezan Shira and Associates

    January 2012 | Servcorp

    As the Global Financial Crisis rumbles on, with certain reduced growth rates on the horizon for Europe and the United States, multinationals are looking elsewhere to achieve their business goals. Asia, a region riddled with wars and ineffective economic policies for much of the past century, has finally stepped into the front line of global trade and commerce. Like most things in emerging Asia, the tax world is dynamic. Many economies in the Asian region have reduced profit tax rates in recent years (including China). Here we look at the taxes most applicable to foreign businesses and individuals in China, i.e., corporate income tax, value-added tax, goods and service tax, standard tax on dividends and individual income tax. These rates are based on domestic laws and do not take into consideration reductions or exemptions provided by double tax treaties.

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