Introduction to Services
SRC●Eurasia Managing Directors. From left, clockwise: Alan Winn, General Manager,
Eurasia. Kevin Zhang, Director, Eurasia; President & CEO,
Dodson, Managing Director, SRC. Lu Younian, Director of China Operations, SRC
Do-it-yourself efforts by Western
companies to start up their own operations in China often result in cost
overruns and delayed production schedules. Foreign companies coming to China
can dramatically reduce the cost and time involved in starting up their
factories by using local experts that:
already know the city officials
involved in and the vagaries of local registration processes;
have supplier networks for
machinery and materiel already in place;
can manage construction and
have been through numerous
Silk Road Communications (SRC) and Eurasia International Consulting (SIP) Co. Ltd have formed a cooperative
Joint Venture based in Suzhou to support foreign companies in the booming
provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang.
is dedicated to providing a full-spectrum of localized business development
services to Western companies opening operations in the Yangtze River Delta. Our new office is located in the Suzhou China-Singapore
Industrial Park, a 1-1/2 hour drive from Shanghai. SRC●Eurasia
human resource searches;
factory start-up expertise;
government approvals facilitation
in the Singapore Industrial Park and in Suzhou New District;
factory decoration through alliance partner
Besttown Ltd (Suzhou);
construction project management through alliance partner
Besttown Ltd (Suzhou).
About Eurasia International Consulting (SIP) Co. Ltd
Eurasia International Consulting (SIP) Co
Ltd provides a range of services for the foreign investor within the
Republic of China. It is particularly well placed to offer
advice for those companies looking to locate in Shanghai,
Suzhou and Jiangsu province. The company has excellent links with UK
government agencies such as the British Consul (Shanghai) and the
China British Business Council.
Representatives of the company have provided input into seminars held by
the CBBC for those considering investing in the region.
As Eurasia is a
joint venture company it also has the ability to use its connections within
to ensure clients are provided with a second to none service no matter how small. In
general Eurasia can
provide specific or general advice to its clients across a wide spectrum ranging
from business planning to specialist recruitment.
assist with site selection, facilities construction, and business start-up.
Much preparation is required and from a
European perspective many questions need answers.
staff can provide many of the answers and indeed provide some of the questions
that need to be asked. Staff with direct
experience in setting up a business in
provides an insight and detail that could prevent costly delays for the novice.
assist in the development of the business plan for foreign investors during the
early stages of the project.
Business License and Bureaux Registration
Eurasia staff will work with clients to advise clients on the Business
License application and complete the application on their behalf. Following the issue of the license all
the necessary documentation, registrations and certification would then be
completed on the client’s behalf:
Company name registration
Company seal carving
Company code certification
Open accounts both for RMB and
Foreign currency registration
Investment examination report
National tax registration
10. Local tax registration
11. Finance registration
12. Custom registration
The location of the factory site is
governed by many influencing factors.
Aspects such as infrastructure, accessibility, suitable staff demographics and
employment costs are all factors which have an impact on the selection of a
Consultants are able to provide an independent and un-biased advice on the
location of the client’s business taking account of all influencing factors
together with the requirements of the client.
Eurasia can assist in the selection of suitable companies for use in the
provision of suitable facilities for the factory. Eurasia staff can oversee the factory fitting and ensure that the correct
quality standards are maintained and that the project remains on target for on
time completion. Eurasia staffs are familiar
with Western standards of facilities and can ensure that all requirements of
the investor are achieved within the standard laid down by the client. The opportunity of having an experienced
project management team at the disposal of the client can also have the benefit
considerable cost advantages as it removes the need for the client to have a
project manager of their own on site during this phase of the development.
Many companies new to China are
faced with a large amount of new business practises and a significant
difference in the way that business operates. Those companies failing to take these
issues into account will find the initial phases of their business start-up
difficult. Knowing what questions
to ask is as important as gaining the answers. Costly mistakes can be avoided at this
stage of the business development with good quality, sound advice. Eurasia staff are able to provide detailed input
at this stage of the operation and if required senior management staff to
support the newly appointed staff of the company and therefore avoid the many
of the pitfalls. Eurasia can also provide direct
staff for the company if required during the start up phase of the business.
Much of the advantages of
are connected to the sourcing of raw materials and services at local prices.
Many companies new to the area rely in the first instance on the lower
labour rates within the country. This may
still be advantageous if goods manufactured are to be exported but would not
prove to be
competitive if goods are to be sold in
Using its network
identify possible raw material and service providers to meet the client’s
requirements. We can also advise on
supply contracts and taxes
Eurasia can provide a range of services relating to the recruitment of both
Chinese and Ex-patriot staff. It
can also assist with the initial short listing process if required. It is important that senior Chinese staff
appointed to new ventures have an understanding of western business practice
and Eurasia’s experience in this field will ensure that suitable candidates are
provided for interview.
to Chinese law and regulation foreigners who will live or work in China need to make relevant registration.
Eurasia stuff could help you complete
such kinds of application including visa, temporary living permit, residence
permit, and employment permit.
to attract more foreign investment, Chinese government provide foreign
investors with many preferential policies in different fields and levels. Many Investors become confused with this
and miss out on opportunities to use such preferential treatments to assist in
the development of the business. Eurasia would collect such information using
our well established networks and links with the authorities and present the
client with clear and sensible advice.
The Eurasia network is ideally placed to identify and select suitable
ex-patriot accommodation for staff at all levels. Using this service could save as much as
50% on property rental. We will
also advise on rental contracts and service agreements
Using one or more of the services offered
by Eurasia will provide a cost effective route to business and cultural advice
which will be invaluable for those new to China. Creating and running a business in China is
not difficult but it is full of costly pitfalls for the novice. There are many differences between
business practices in the west and China and
with the help of the staff at Eurasia newly invested companies can ensure a smooth start to their
operations and business development.
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