Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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  • How do I locate the Chinese import tariff applied to a particular product?
  • What method of payment is recommended for exports to China?
  • What are some of the “warning” signs of a Chinese scam?
  • Where can I find trade statistics?
  • Where can I find information on the business visa process for visitors who wish to come to the U.S.?
  • How can I identify a prospective Chinese buyer or sales agent?
  • How can I check the background of a Chinese company?
  • How can I identify the best trade shows?
  • How can I determine the best export prospects for China?
  • How can the U.S. Government help me compete for major projects?
  • How can I find business service providers?
  • How do I protect my company’s intellectual property rights?
  • How can the U.S. Government help my company resolve a commercial dispute?
  • How do I set up a representative office?
  • Where can I find information on evaluating locations to set up an office
    or manufacturing facility?
  • How can the U.S. Department of Commerce help a Chinese citizen obtain a visa to visit the U.S. for business purposes?
  • How do I apply for a visa to visit China for business purposes?
  • How can I get U.S. government assistance in resolving trade barriers or unfair trade practices I’ve encountered in China?
  • How can I participate in an antidumping investigation initiated by a Chinese company in China?