This is the most cost effective option for a foreign company looking to begin business liaisons, quality control, research or technology exchange in China. Ideal if you are not yet ready to start issuing invoices and receiving payments from clients.
Joint venture is the preferred method of operation for foreign investors involving a contractual business arrangement with a local partner. It's the ideal way for foreign investors to gain access to the Chinese market, local knowledge, market acceptance, and for the Chinese company to gain exposure to advanced technology and international management skills.
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Ask to be connected to the internet – How long does it take? Ask if the provider is Tier-1. Ask to be allowed to check download speeds. Ask to speak to IT support: Are they in-house or a third party? Are they even in the country? Ask to be given a phone number so you can try the service before you buy. Ask for a phone rate card. Ask to meet your dedicated receptionist. The receptionist is the front line of your business. Ask about disaster transfer. Ask if your phone extension can roam at no cost to other locations. Ask if the wireless internet is secure. Ask what kind of firewall can be set up for your network. Ask to see the transparency code of the provider. Ask if incoming callers can dial ‘1’ for voicemail to mobile. Ask if you can get free calls equal to your connection amount. Ask if your phone bill is 20% lower than telco rate.