Old Version | 中文 |


Learn more about the different types of Chinese visa for foreign nationals, how to apply, and answers to frequently asked questions.


Foreigners who accept a job in China should apply for a Foreign Employment Permit. Senior-level employees should also apply for a Foreign Expert Certificate.


Beginning in Dec, teachers, soldiers and other specific groups will have the chance to visit the Palace Museum for free.


This section features information which will help visitors plan their trip to China.


Views on the ‘around-7%’ slowdown

Business leaders and analysts believe the target indicates how the Chinese leaders plan to steer the economy.

Energy intensity cuts in major goals

Cutting energy intensity was listed as one of the major development goals in the annual government work report.

Vow to the Premier honored

A promise to the Premier - concerning the sealing of official stamps used for approvals in Tianjin Binhai New Area - is kept.


Premier: GDP growth target at about 7%

China’s National People’s Congress opened its annual session in the morning of March 5 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Premier Li Keqiang delivered his annual government work report.


Government to cover export tax rebates

The State Council clarified the export tax rebate adjustments in a notice on March 3 to further the taxation reform.

Perfecting medicines procurement

China released a guideline on Feb 28 aimed at perfecting the centralized medicines procurement of public hospitals.