Hong Kong – Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme

The Government sets aside HK$50 million for Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme for Manpower Demand Management (ReTAAS) to help the retail industry in Hong Kong. Following this scheme to adopt relevant information and communications technology and other technologies that help manage retail manpower demand. Objective ReTAAS is to provide funding support for retail enterprises. Assist …

China Taxation Vs Hong Kong Taxation for Foreign Investors

Centre O has written a blog highlighted China Taxation System before. China and Hong Kong taxation are two completely different system. In order to have better understanding on what taxes are you needing to pay within China, we are going to illustrate the differences between the China and Hong Kong.  Value Added Contrary to Hong Kong, …

Understanding China Intellectual Property Protection

Register Intellectual Property  in China If a company doesn’t file its copyrights, patents, and trademarks in China, its IP has no formal protection there. Companies should register (or record) eligible Intellectual Property in China as early as possible. Companies should also understand the full range of IP for which they might file, including patents, trademarks, …

Understanding China Intellectual Property Protection – Trademark Part 1

Trademark is important for you to explore China Market Centre O strongly recommends to register a China trademark when any companies are starting their businesses in China. Once you ever plan to operate in China. The China trademark is usually easy, fast and inexpensive to register. In contrast to the rest of the world, China …

Understanding Intellectual Property Protection – China Trademark Part 2

Foreign companies are advised to consider to get their Intellectual Property rights protected before entering into the China Market. As China works via “First to File” and not “First to Use” system.    The Nice Classification System China adopted an international system for categorising goods and services into appropriate classes. The system called the Nice …

5 Steps for Process China Trademark Registration

The Importance of Trademark Registration in China Foreign investors sometimes overlook and ignore the importance of trademark registration in China. As China uses a “first-to-file” rule, which means that the first person who registers will own the trademark registration in China.  Nevertheless, the China trademark holder will also have all exclusive rights to distribute and sell …

China Taxation System Highlight for Investors from Overseas

China is the second largest economy in the world, while attracting many more global investors into the China. In order to run the business in a most cost-efficient way. Before making an investment decision, we suggest investors to understand the China taxation system and all potential relevant taxes that will incurs. In addition, different type of …