China Resource Network
an organization that trains executives to be more effective in their China operations

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China and US Trade Risk- Anti-Dumping, Logistic Costs and Currency Fluctuations - March 7th

         CLEVELAND, OHIO   -      Scheduled for 8:30-12pm 

Together with our speakers from Braumiller, LPA (Texas), FC Stone (Chicago) and Interchez Logistics (Ohio) we will present a morning looking at how to manage the possible outcomes of a deteriorating U.S. China trade relationsihp.

For those attending this seminar we will:

  • What is Anti-Dumping and how can it suddenly raise your costs of importing into or exporting out to China
  • Understand the Foreign Currency environment between China and the US - and how to mitigate the swings
  • Look at the possible effects on freight costs, customs fees and other Supply Chain expenses with trade restrictions

 Register here at CRN - Information for the location of the conference in Cleveland will be provided closer to the event scheduled date. 

China's Business Environment, Tax System, and the Factors That Affect You - June 12th - Cleveland, Ohio

  Start at 12:45 through 4pm

Join us as we welcome Russell Brown from the CPA firm Lehman Brown in China.  Russell will bring us up to date on the business environment in China, the tax system,  and how it affects US businesses. Our other speakers will talk about factors that affect you as you manage your business in China. The seminar will be followed by a cocktail hour.

 

Presentations:

1 – Russell Brown, CPA of Lehman Brown CPA firm (Beijing, China) - China's Tax System and Your Business 

  • Current State of the Business Environment In China for US Companies
  • Corporate Income Tax and Planning Strategies
  • Specific Tax Regulations That Affect Your Company
  • Where is China Tax System Going in the Future

2 – Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA of International Resource Development, Inc (Cleveland, Ohio)  

  • Components of Pricing (VAT, Duties, Freight, Distributors, etc)
  • The Challenge of Customer Perceptions and Value Selling
  • Manage Your Sales Team

3 – Ray Polantz, CPA of Cohen and Company CPA’s (Cleveland, Ohio) will speak on the US effects taxes that affect companies with business in China 

Stay Up To Date - Your China Business in 2017 - June 13th - Columbus, OHIO

                Columbus, Ohio   -   Scheduled 12:45pm - 4:00pm 

With an exciting year ahead between China and the US as they negotiate trade deals, join us to hear Russell Brown of the China CPA firm Lehman Brown speak on the business and tax climate in China.  We will also have other speakers who will talk to specific areas that companies need to be aware of this year; Labor Costs, Regulatory Issues, VAT, Sales Strategies.

Presentations;

 

1 - Russell Brown, CPA from Lehman Brown CPA Firm, Beijing China- Chinas Tax System and Your Business

  • Current State of the Business Environment In China for US Companies
  • Corporate Income Taxes and Planning Strategies
  • Tax Regulations That Affect US Businesses
  • Where is China's Tax System Going in the Future? 

2 – Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA from International Resource Development, Inc. - Factors to Successfully Selling in China

  • Components of Pricing (VAT, Duties, Freight, Distributors, etc)
  • Manage Customer Perceptions and Value Selling
  • Manage Your Sales TeamCraffecting international trade
3 - Chris McElroy, CPA from Schneider Downs will speak about Tax Implications on the US Side
 
  • BEPS and China's Focus on Sharing Global Profits
  • US Tax Reform and How It Could Impact Foreign Business Transactions

4 - Martijn Steger, from Kegler Brown will present on Current Legal Consideratons in Doing Business With Chinese Companies

  • Negotiating Commercial Contracts
  • Export Compliance Fundamentals
  • IP Ownership
  • Update on the US China Trade Plan

 Managing Risk in Your China Business 2017 - June 14th - Westchester, Ohio

          *Scheduled for 11:30M-4pm (est) IN WESTCHESTER, OHIO

This program begins with lunch, and is being held by the Wright State SBDC Export Assistance Network and US Commercial Services

We are pleased to have Russell Brown, CPA from Lehman Brown CPA firm in Beijing China in town, along with Kimberly Kirkendall who will return and provinde more information on China's Regulatory and VAT system. 

1 - Russell Brown, CPA of Lehman Brown CPA Firm in Beijing, China - China's  Tax System and Your Business

  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Hiring and Termination Costs
  • Incorporation / Liquidation

2 - Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA of International Resource Development, Inc Cleveland, Ohio - Selling Into China - Two Key Concerns -Regulatory Process (CCC and CFDA) and VAT

  • China’s Regulatory System – CCC and FDA
  • China’s VAT system and how it affects your price to sell into or buy from China

3 - US Commercial Service will present a topic on Expanding Your Market Internationally

For registration niformatoin contact:  kathy.marshalek@wright.edu