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Embassy of the United States Beijing, China: Home

 US Embassy in Beijing provides valuable news and information for US citizens travelling in China. 

China Embassy: Visas

The Chinese Embassy in the US website provides valuable information for the US citizen traveling in China. Mont importantly, how to obtain a Chinese Visa. There are a variety of services you can use that will  

AmCham China

 The American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham China) is a non-profit organization which represents US companies and individuals doing business in China.  AmCham China's membership comprises more than 3,500 individuals from over 1,000 companies.

U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce

United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce strives to provide its members and the general public with information that is current and important to making critical business decisions. The USCCC continuously identifies the most timely topics in our ever-changing, digitalized global economy and invites business executives and professionals with first-hand experience to address these topics from different perspectives

American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, known as the "Voice of American Business" in China, is the largest and fastest growing American Chamber in the Asia Pacific region.  Founded in 1915, AmCham Shanghai was the third American Chamber established outside the United States. As a non-profit, non-partisan business organization, AmCham Shanghai is committed to the principles of free trade, open markets, private enterprise and the unrestricted flow of information.  

US China Business Council: Home

The US-China Business Council, Inc. (USCBC) is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of roughly 220 American companies that do business with China. Founded in 1973, USCBC has provided unmatched information, advisory, advocacy, and program services to its membership for more than three decades. Through its offices in Washington, DC; Beijing; and Shanghai, USCBC is uniquely positioned to serve its members' interests in the United States and China.     

China Expat Networks | Mychinastart

Links to expatriate associations around China 

ChinaSource - Home

Engaging the Christian community with the critical knowledge needed to collaborate with and serve the Chinese church and society.

SEA Shanghai | Home

Link to the Shanghai Expatriate Association. 

 
Other Links and Resources
 
Books on Chinese Culture
 


 China Survival Guide: Larry and Qin Herzberg

 How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps

Culture Smart China: Kathy Flower 

The essential guide to customs and culture

China A to Z: May-lee and Winberg Chai 

Everything you need to know to understand Chinese customs and culture 

Etiquette Guide to China: Boye LaFayette de Mente

Know the rules that make the difference