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Sharing knowledge about specific markets, legislations and global trade. Heighten works across industries and builds a thorough understanding of our client’s markets and products. This way we can provide relevant guideance, feedback and support to improve operational efficiency.

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Exhibitions & Concert Logistics

Exhibitions and Concert Logistics

Exhibitions and Concert Logistics

China’s thirst for music concerts, shows and exhibitions has never been stronger. Whether it is the latest trade exhibition or the China leg of a famous music artist’s world tour, Heighten can help you plan and execute your logistics needs. Event logistics in China...

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Museum Logistics

Museum Logistics – ERC2018

Museum Logistics – ERC2018

European Registrars Conference 2018 (http://erc2018.org/) is the biennial gathering of many of the world’s Museum Registrars to discuss key topics impacting the industry. For 2018, ERC was hosted by UK Registrars Group in London. Home of some of the world’s leading...

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Value Added Services

Sino-German relationships – Part 3: Partner Cities

Sino-German relationships – Part 3: Partner Cities

... Besides partnerships between regions (see post “The Sino-German relationships – Part 2: Partner provinces”), there’s also a multitude of city partnerships: Leipzig, known for bio medical and environmental/ new energy engineering & Nanjing, known for...

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The Sino-German relationships – News

The Sino-German relationships – News

Saxony intends to expand the economic relationship with China. China has become the most important export market for the Saxon economy: In 2014 Saxon enterprises have exported goods for about 6.4 billion Euro to China (+36% compared to 2013), depicting about 18% of...

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Bamboo Flooring Sourcing & Supply Chain

Bamboo Flooring Sourcing & Supply Chain

Bamboo is an important natural resource from Eastern China. Bamboo was identified in the 1980’s by the government as a potential green business that could bring economic benefits to rural regions. Since then it has grown into a billion USD industry. Current figures...

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Warehousing – Cold Chain

Warehousing – Cold Chain

Heighten offers a range of warehousing solutions for our customers. Shanghai is a critical hub for the growing food and drink imports to China. Shanghai boasts an excellent range of temperature controlled warehousing for frozen, chilled and ambient products. Overall...

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The Sino-German relationships – Part 2: Partner provinces

The Sino-German relationships – Part 2: Partner provinces

... There’s a multitude of partnerships between the so called “Bundesländer” in Germany and Chinese provinces. In the following section, some of these partnerships are breifly introduced. Bavaria and Shandong: Bavaria is the most important German trading partner for...

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Opportunities for European pet food in the Chinese market

Opportunities for European pet food in the Chinese market

. China has become one of the most important pet markets in the world, having about 290 million pets in 2013 (number of European pets: ca. 270 million). Hand in hand with the rise in ownership rates (+35% since 2000), the expenditures for pet supply have risen:...

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EUTR & China trade. Will it effect your business?

EUTR & China trade. Will it effect your business?

EUTR - European Timber Regulations, came in to effect as of March 3rd 2013. How do they effect your China timber and wood business? Whether you exporting raw material to China or importing finished products such as furniture, flooring or even paper to the EU you...

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Settlement in RMB/CNY. What could it do for your business?

Settlement in RMB/CNY. What could it do for your business?

Since 2009 the PBOC Peoples Bank Of China has been experimenting with direct settlement in RMB. Up until then, wherever you were in the world you would have deal in USD. Dealing in USD meant that countries not using USD would have to take on multiple exchange rate...

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Flooring Inspection Services

Flooring Inspection Services

The port of Shanghai handles huge volumes of flooring out of China as well importing much of the raw materials used in the world's wooden flooring. Flooring Quality Control (QC) is a vital part of sourcing and ensuring a healthy business. However for many small and...

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China Export Company

China Export Company

China controls the flow of goods in and out of the country. One of the ways the Chinese government does this is through the restriction of export licenses. Typically large manufacturers and producers will have their own licenses for the specific industry they operate...

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