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Author Mitchell, Bruce W., 1948-

Title 13 steps to manufacturing in China : the definitive guide to opening a plant, from site location to plant start up / by Bruce W. Mitchell
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Introduction; Part I They're Half a Day Ahead; 1. Why the Middle Kingdom?; 2. 13 Steps to Manufacturing in China; Part II Operating in the Middle Kingdom; 3. Where to Locate- China's Industrial Parks; 4. Meetings with Other Companies; 5. Chinese Environmental Regulations; 6. Utility Costs in China; 7. Industrial Park Incentives; 8. Negotiating the Memorandum of Understanding; 9. Establishing a Company; Part III Those Who Say It Can't Be Done Should Get out of the Way of Those Doing It
10. Importing Used and New Equipment11. Made in China; 12. Design Institutes; 13. Construction Companies; 14. Constructing the Manufacturing Facility; Part IV Looking Back and Moving Forward; 15. A Retrospective: Manufacturing in America and China; Appendix A Laws and Resources for Environmental Protection for Xiamen Construction Projects; Appendix B Emissions Limits; Appendix C Sample Articles of Association; Appendix D Application Form for the Company Applying for the Establishment of a Foreign Capital Enterprise; Appendix E Sample Contracts; Appendix F You're Not in Kansas Anymore!
Appendix G Survey-Recommended Additions to the Next EditionNotes; Index
Summary "Thirteen Steps to Manufacturing in China defines the methodology for establishing a manufacturing operation in China. A comprehensive guide book, it includes the advantages and disadvantages of manufacturing in China, the specific steps to follow and prepares the reader for spending time in China. It identifies the prerequisites - where to locate, other companies' experiences, environmental requirements, utility costs, procedures for establishing a foreign investment company and much more. It then provides the "how to" for sourcing Chinese equipment, importing used or new equipment and building construction from Design Institutes to building permit through construction and the Grand Opening."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject International business enterprises -- China.
New business enterprises -- China.
Manufacturing industries -- China.
Industrial management -- China.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011031570
ISBN 1137512296 (electronic bk.)
9781137512291 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Thirteen steps to manufacturing in China