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Doing Business in China

Author: The World Bank Group

ISBN: 978-1-84464-077-5

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-84464-050-8

Paper - 92 pages

Language: English £25 $55 €30



This key book analyses and outlines the current trading and business situation in China through numerous case studies and expert data. It serves as an invaluable guide to the business environment and requirements for successfully doing business in China in major urban areas and elsewhere. Doing Business in China covers 26 capital cities and 4 centrally administered municipalities. The indicators utilised cover 4 areas of business regulation and their enforcement: starting a business, registering property, getting credit and enforcing contracts. When it comes to doing business in China this report shows where it is easy and where it is not. This is an invaluable resource for anyone investing in China and any executive in any field who wants a concise, objective and measured insight into modern Chinese business. Many books discuss the potential of doing business in China but this book examines in detail the procedures involved. It also provides an understanding of the conditions in which Chinese firms function. Essential material for professionals, executives and firms 'doing business in China'.



1. Overview 2. Registering a Property 3. Getting Credit 4. Enforcing Contracts 5. Data Notes 6. Indicator Tables 7. Case Studies 8. Procedures to Start a Business 9. Procedures to Register a Property


About the Authors:

This unique book is the result of cooperation between the China Urban Competitiveness Report Group under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the Business Enabling Environment (BEE) advisory service team of the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group.

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