Dispatches From China


Partnerships in China: The sweet and the sour

Whether it was because of the Beijing Olympics or the economic meltdown, China has changed and is continuing to change dramatically. Before the Olympics, getting a Chinese visa and staying for extended periods of time was fairly easy.

You would run into people who had been in the country for years using temporary student and/or business visas. The subtext being they were working without permits and definitely not paying taxes.

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If you were bringing in funds and you wanted to start a business or invest in one, other than the usual hoops which have been described before, the welcome matt was laid out.

Since the Olympics, there has been a weather change, and visas are an issue, and if they find you have been working or operating a business illegally in China, expect to be escorted to the airport.

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