China Desk

Our team in Shanghai guides Belgian companies through all the challenges in developing a business presence in China. We provide advice in the field of innovative accounting, give tax opinions and provide financial and strategic advice to customers in China and Hong Kong.

Doing business in China
China is currently the second largest economic player in the world and the largest country with a rising domestic consumption, in terms of population. Therefore China offers a huge potential for innovative companies who are not afraid to explore new markets. Moore Stephens Belgium knows perfectly how important China can be for the future development of your business.

万事开头难 (All things are difficult before they are easy)
To understand how to further build up a company in China, it is important to know how to translate local practices to international standards. This helps to convert difficult situations to a profitability and to turn obstacles into opportunities.

Moore Stephens China Desk works with the Kingdee platform. We open this platform to our customers, allowing us to provide a "high level" qualitative method of accounting, adapted to the needs of SMEs in China. Working together, sharing data and access real-time information anywhere in the world are the building blocks of this platform.

What can we do for you? 
With Moore Stephens China Desk we offer the following services: 

  • Accounting Services
  • Corporate Services
  • Tax and Financial Advisory
  • Assurance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Intelligence

Our team in Shanghai
Our people in Shanghai are highly qualified Chinese and international professionals, including qualified accountants and financial specialists. Together they will become your partner in the development of your success story. Our staff is multilingual and will be happy to converse in English, Dutch, French, German or Chinese.

Here you can find the results of the Sino-Benelux Business Survey.


Interested? Please visit our website or don't hesitate to contact us!

Vincent Boon Falleur
T +32 (2) 204 41 41
Michiel Vos
T +86 (21) 6352 0167
M +86 158 0098 7054
Raoul Schweicher
T +86 (21) 6352 0167

Room A, 21st Floor, East Building
No. 668, East Beijing Rd, Huangpu District
Shanghai 200001


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