• Service: Tax, Global Compliance Management Services, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 9/4/2013

China - Advantages, challenges in establishing R&D activities 

September 4: For much of the past 30 years, manufacturing investment has been the driving force behind the foreign direct investment landscape in China, and China has developed a global reputation as the factory of the world.

However, the focus of China’s government, domestic companies, and global corporations is now shifting toward research and development (R&D).

Read an August 2013 report [PDF 1.88 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in China: Innovated in China: New frontier for global R&D

The KPMG report:

  • Examines the new R&D landscape in China, including some emerging R&D hot spots and available incentives
  • Explains some of the advantages and challenges of setting up R&D centers in China, as well as the current and historical trends that support growth of China-based R&D activities

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