In 1992, KPMG became the first international accounting firm to be granted a joint venture licence in China, and our Hong Kong SAR operations have been established for over 60 years since 1945. This early commitment to the China market, together with our unwavering focus on quality, has been the foundation for accumulated industry experience, and is reflected in our appointment by some of the China's most prestigious companies.
As China businesses join the global economy and international companies seek to enter the China market, KPMG's blend of international experience and local knowledge makes us well-positioned to serve our clients in this increasingly complex, but exciting market.
Our single management structure for all our China offices allows efficient and rapid allocation of experienced professionals wherever the client is located in China. The flexibility of this single structure allows us to effectively serve companies across China - and we have many projects where professionals from different offices work together on a project under the supervision of a single nominated client partner, who has operational control of all resources.
Our business in China has established industry groups, enabling targeted, industry-specific experience and solutions to be delivered where needed. For our clients, this focus on industry and country specific knowledge means we can deliver exceptional people with an intimate knowledge of your specific business issues, as well as an overriding commitment to strive for the highest quality services.