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China progresses e-commerce law changes

23 April 2018. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

Intellectual property rights will receive greater protection in China later this year with the expected passing of new legislation governing e-commerce in the country.

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The changing face of China business

21 February 2018. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

As we move towards the end of one of the hottest summers on record, it’s worth posing the question: Has the heat gone out of Chinese investment in New Zealand?

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Getting export-ready for China

28 March 2017. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

Not surprisingly, Kiwi businesses in growing numbers are eyeing up China as an export market.

The scale of the potential business and consumer trade is mouth-watering, and our Free Trade Agreement and the good work of our politicians have paved the way.

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Watching China in 2017

22 March 2017. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

China-watching is mandatory for many people in business.

The world’s most-populous nation looms large on the global stage in politics, commerce and sport.  Its 300 million aspiring middle class citizens – still a small part of the total population - are increasingly sophisticated in their consumer activities, travelling a lot more and further, and pursuing business interests on all continents and the South Pacific region.

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E-commerce the China way

16 March 2017. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

E-commerce is a term that covers a very broad range of activities from simply cementing orders over the phone to the highly sophisticated online marketing and selling systems that are increasingly dominating economies around the world.

The huge economy that is China is no laggard in the e-commerce area and those trading with China need to come to terms quickly with what electronic trade looks and feels like there.

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James & Wells supports Alaron Products for global growth

16 March 2017. Posted by Carrick Robinson , Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

Established in 1993 and now starting its 25th year in business, Alaron Products is a toll and contract and private-label manufacturer and packer of dietary supplements, complementary medicines, therapeutic goods and personal care products in bulk and shelf-ready finished product form.

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Doing business with China – tricks of the trade

18 August 2016. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

In today’s world, New Zealand businesses are likely to be either doing business in China – or considering the possibility.

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James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre

24 May 2016. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

Intellectual property law firm James & Wells has lent its expertise to the New Zealand China Innovation Centre, signing on as a strategic partner. 

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China not the ‘Wild West’ for IP

24 February 2016. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

Horror stories have given Kiwi businesses the wrong idea about China’s improving intellectual property regime, experts say.

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Capitalising on China’s e-commerce market by minimising risks

30 July 2015. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

The recent New Balance case should be a big wake up call for Kiwi companies exporting to Asian markets, especially those capitalising on e-commerce to do so.

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