Research and Markets: Everything You Need to Know About Doing Business in Shanghai

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 8 /PRNewswire/ — Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Doing Business in Shanghai to their offering

Currently one of the economic hotspots in China, Shanghai leads many Chinese cities in economic performance, foreign trade growth and infrastructural development. With the opening up of more sectors to foreign businessmen, more and more foreign funds are flowing into the city.

This guide provides answers to your frequently-asked questions, including: what are the latest trends in economic development in Shanghai? What new business opportunities are available in the city’s major industries, including the energy sector, tourism, education etc? How do I go about setting up business/expanding my business presence in Shanghai?

This guide is the essential resource for foreign investors who require latest information and up-to-date statistics in his investment decisions.

In this Guide:
— Description of Shanghai’s history, geography and political system
— Shanghai’s recent physical changes, especially in infrastructure and
— Progress made in various economic areas, in particular, Shanghai’s
performance in import, export and investment
— Information to guide foreigners in setting up business in Shanghai

— Developments in the city’s major industries, including tourism,
furniture, education, energy and many others
— Calendar of exhibitions and trade fairs in Shanghai in 2004 and 2005
— Directory listing contact information of service-related organizations
and government bodies

Topics covered include:

— About Shanghai
— Doing Business
— Economic Indicators 2003
— Forms of Foreign Investment
— Setting Up Business
— Trade Operations
— Human Resources and Recruitment
— Commercial Property
— Financial Services
— Taxation
— Industrial Parks and Export-Oriented Processing Zones
— Major Industries
— Directory

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