Focus Group News

Sustainable Business Focus Group Survey

Posted on Monday, 05 December 2016

If you are responsible for sustainability, CSR, or related functions like ethical sourcing, internal & external compliance, regulatory affairs, corporate affairs, or government relations, please take 3 minutes to fill out this survey.

FTZ Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2016

Posted on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Topics include: Seven new FTZs; “in- and after-process” supervision; financial leasing; and bond business guide.

Financial Services Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2016

Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016

In this update you will read: China’s 3Q16 GDP growth; the RMB has been formally included in the IMF’s Special Drawing Right basket; seven new FTZs announced; PBOC approved new guidelines approving the establishment of the onshore CDS market.

China Legal Trends 2016 Q3

Posted on Wednesday, 02 November 2016

Contained in this issue is key information relating to the recent Foreign-Employee Work Authorization Policy; the latest foreign investment law reforms; and the recently released draft consumer rights protection laws.

AE&M Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2016

Posted on Wednesday, 26 October 2016

General view is that business performance is flat and that is likely to continue in 2017 although their maybe greater optimism for 2018.


Posted on Monday, 24 October 2016

How do I register my company in the FTZ? What advantages are there for registering in the FTZ? How does the FTZ impact the services sector? Find answers to the most frequently asked questions on the FTZ here.

Incremental Reform under China’s Latest Foreign Investment Rule Changes

Posted on Friday, 14 October 2016

Linklaters, the global law firm which is a member of the FTZ Focus Group, has published a newsletter on the Mainland China foreign investment law reforms enacted in October 2016.

China Set to Introduce Key National Foreign Investment Law Reforms in October 2016

Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016

FTZ Focus Group member firm, international law firm Linklaters, recently published an alert on the introduction of key national foreign investment law reforms due in October.

Focus Groups Quarterly Updates – Q2 2016

Posted on Wednesday, 17 August 2016

The Quarterly Update embodies the views, comments and insights of the Chamber’s Focus Groups on significant developments affecting their respective industries.

HR Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q2 2016

Posted on Tuesday, 02 August 2016

In terms of current trends in HR, there are 3 areas in which people are most interested: recruitment, organisational development and employee engagement. The update also gives a brief analysis of the external environmental trends pertinent to HR in China.