All posts tagged: Business

Import to China: how to enter e-commerce, cross border and offline markets

“How can I import to China and start selling my products there?” is the question every entrepreneur and business owner asks lately. China’s market size make it seem appealing to companies trying to expand internationally, it also relates closely to China’s growing middle class, which by the year 2022 will have same spending power as the middle class of Italy (earning $9,000 to $34,000 a year) but with a population of 550 million people.

Kate CHERNAVINAImport to China: how to enter e-commerce, cross border and offline markets
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HI-COM, Sponsor of the 14th of July celebration at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou

HI-COM is pleased to have participated as a sponsor in the July 14th celebration at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou which took place on Friday July 12th. 600 people were invited to participate in the event, including 80 representatives from Guangdong province.

Kate CHERNAVINAHI-COM, Sponsor of the 14th of July celebration at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou
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How to register a company in China in 2019

As one of the most powerful economic players in the world and its largest manufacturer, China attracts many foreign entrepreneurs and investors. In this article, we will share with you the process of starting a business in China and how to register a company as an expatriate, taking into consideration factors such as formalities, procedures and the necessary documentation required.

Kate CHERNAVINAHow to register a company in China in 2019
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Overcoming the challenges of translating your menu into Chinese

All about restaurant menu translation from and to Chinese. How to translate menu without loosing the meaning of your source language? The Chinese language has a long and rich history. It is the oldest language in the world and is also the most spoken language around the world. In fact, Chinese may be one of the most difficult languages to translate literally because each Chinese character has a separate meaning and putting them together means something different.

Kate CHERNAVINAOvercoming the challenges of translating your menu into Chinese
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All you need to know about NAATI Translation

Looking for an Australian translator to handle your “NAATI” certificated translation (NAATI translation) but not sure how to find one and why? Don’t know what exactly is “NAATI” and why is it so important? Today we will dig into the “NAATI” topic! If you’re a non-Australian resident, and wish to work or live in Australia, or simply want to visit and go on your own Australian road trip, driving around the scenic coastal landscapes, there are certain steps you’ll need to take.

Kate CHERNAVINAAll you need to know about NAATI Translation
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A Fool-Proof Checklist for a Successful Trade Show in China

Trade shows and exhibitions are a great way to gain exposure in your industry. Not only are you benefitting from brand exposure, trade shows are also an excellent way to learn what’s happening in your industry. From media to potential customers, it’s typical for thousands of people to attend trade shows in China.

Stéphane ChouryA Fool-Proof Checklist for a Successful Trade Show in China
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International startups in China: incubators with funding for startups

If you are thinking of starting a business and raising funds, China could be a good option for you – after all it is a land of millions of startups, both Chinese and Foreign owned. But how do you really get your foot in the door of this Asian tech paradise? Finding the right incubator and accelerator might just be what you need!

Kate CHERNAVINAInternational startups in China: incubators with funding for startups
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Is your Official WeChat Account content in breach of Chinese Advertising Law?

Advertising law in China has taken a new turn, and is now going after the official WeChat accounts of companies and artists. More and more companies, both local and foreign owned, are being handed penalties for using terms such as “the best”, “one hundred percent”, “first”, “most advanced”,  and “lowest price” on their social media accounts. To discuss social media marketing law and WeChat account “safety” in more detail, we met with two  Shanghai officials.

Kate CHERNAVINAIs your Official WeChat Account content in breach of Chinese Advertising Law?
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When Good Brands Go Bad: Localization Gone Wrong

Any smart business with a scalable product or service has China market expansion on the agenda.  For every success story of a foreign company who has survived and thrived in the notoriously challenging Chinese market, there are those who have failed.  Today we use a case study to look at what can go wrong, and what we can learn.

Kate CHERNAVINAWhen Good Brands Go Bad: Localization Gone Wrong
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Doing Business In China 2018: From Fapiao Chops to Translation Chops

It’s widely known that China’s business environment is unique with many formalized regulations and many less formal (but just as significant) conventions and cultural idiosyncrasies.  Today we focus on one aspect of Chinese business relations that you won’t find in the West: the official company chop or 印章 yìn zhāng.

Kate CHERNAVINADoing Business In China 2018: From Fapiao Chops to Translation Chops
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