Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

  This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/accountingandbookkeeping/ All too often we can’t wait to get our Hong Kong limited open. You’ve been enjoying the Global From Asia podcast and blogs here on the site. Now you are looking into what are the ongoing costs. We had a popular post for the Upkeep for HK company, today […]

New Tax Laws for Foreigners in China

This post is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/china-global-tax/ China is the world’s largest manufacturer and it has the second largest economy next to the United States. For this reason, China plays an important role in the global economy. Unsurprisingly, many expats relocate to China for business purposes. China’s financial capital is very attractive that many expats move […]

Neat HK: A Solution for the Hong Kong Banking Nightmare?

Looking for a Hong Kong online business bank account that you can connect your Paypal and Stripe / Braintree merchant account to? Wouldn’t that be amazing, without the utter nightmare Hong Kong business owners are going through now begging these archaic banks to allow them to deposit their money. Here at Global From Asia – […]

Tailor-made Perfection

  Something that is often associated with China – and with Shenzhen in particular – is tailor-made clothes. Many people visit Shenzhen from Hong Kong and further afield specifically to get top quality and reasonably priced clothes made to fit. One of the best tailors to be found in Shenzhen is Calvin’s Tailor Shop. Situated […]

Staying Motivated in Our International Business Endeavors

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/businessendeavorsmotivation/ It happens to us all. We hit a breaking point in our business endeavors. As a business owner, many don’t see the downs in the roller coaster ride. And often it is our emotions more than anything else. What do we do when we hit a bit downturn in […]

Can You Get a Job from a Hong Kong Company Overseas?

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/workingoverseas/ Do you have a job from a Hong Kong company full time? But living in America most of the time? When did this insanity start? Life used to be so simple. We would all stay in our own countries, have our address in the same town as the company […]

Amazon + Hong Kong – Match Made in Heaven

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkongamazon/ Are you an e-commerce expert, or maybe just getting started out? You should get serious and check into leveraging the power of Hong Kong. For your global business, and Amazon USA sales and supplier center’s headquarters. Today we’ll dig into why Hong Kong is such a great place to […]

Hong Kong Visas & Immigrations with Stephen Barnes

Listen to the podcast here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hong-kong-visa-immigration/ Today we sit down with Stephen Barnes from Hong Kong Visa Centre and discuss how business owners should consider the visa and immigration process in Hong Kong. Is it right for them? Will they be registering a HK Limited and planning to remain in Hong Kong, or working “offshore”? Its […]

Hotels to Stay in Shenzhen for Your Business Trip

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/shenzhenhotels/ Looking for a hotel to stay in Shenzhen? I remember those first trips over to Shenzhen, China all the way from America and I had no idea where to stay. Lucky for me I had some friends in Hong Kong who had contacts in Shenzhen (I mis-spelt it Schenzen […]

Can You Apply For A HK Bank Account Online?

Want to open up your bank account remotely for your Hong Kong company? Today, let’s go through this. It’s such a hot debate going on, let’s use this post to make a difference! You Can’t Open Your Bank Account Without Being in Hong Kong The quick answer is, you need to be in Hong Kong […]

Setting Up Your Bookkeeping in Hong Kong

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkongbookkeeping/ Many entrepreneurs cringe when they hear the word bookkeeping and accounting in Hong Kong. To be frank, I used to, and in some ways still do. But rather than running away from it and hoping it will go away – it’s best to suck it up and take charge. […]

10 Things You Need To Know About China Sourcing

Looking to make your first order from a Chinese factory? Or maybe you’re currently doing it and still crossing your fingers that it is going along well. We know how nerve racking it is, and hope to help you today. Here are some 10 tips we have learned over the years from our own experiences […]

Should You Live in Shanghai or Shenzhen?

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/shanghaiorshenzhen/ So you’re thinking to move to China? Or maybe come to a visit – and 2 cities are sticking out for you – that is Shanghai and Shenzhen. Which one should you choose? It’s such a heated debate with expats over beers, I thought today I’d take a crack […]

Using Hong Kong For Your Import/Export Company

Looking for the right place to establish your import and export company? Hong Kong definitely should be one of your top choices! Let’s dig into why, what you’ll need, and how to put in place your business. What Actions You Do For An Import and Export Company First, what do you do with a trading […]

Why You Need a Hong Kong Company Credit Card

This article is originally found at here. Company or thinking about registering one? Do you buy things online too? For your company, not personal. Right. Then you’ll need to get a business credit card. First, There Aren’t Debit Cards, Just EPS/ATM Cards In Hong Kong, they don’t have what we know of as “debit cards”. […]