Accounting in China
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Comparative international accounting
This book explores differences between International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP), as well as differences in accounting practices between countries such as China, France, Germany and Japan.
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China Briefing, published by Dezan Shira & Associates, provides expert commentary on law, tax and business operations aimed at foreign investors doing business in China.
Articles and books in the Library collection
Each selected book features specific accounting information on this country; click on the links for more details. Alternatively, contact us if you have a particular enquiry or need further help consulting these titles.
China Master GAAP Guide
Patrick PH Ng; Ng Eng Juan
Annually published handbook on accounting and auditing practices in China, offering up-to-date commentary on applying Accounting Standards for Business Enterprises (ASBE) and Accounting Standards for Small-sized Enterprises (ASSE) with worked examples for each standard. The handbook also includes a comparison of ASBE (2006) and IFRS.
International Trends in Financial Reporting under IFRS
Abbas Ali Mizra and Nandakumar Ankarath (2013)
This practical guide to applying IFRS includes the chapter 'Comparison of IFRS with China GAAP' which outlines the differences between IFRS and ASBEs. It also includes the following example documents:
- consolidated financial statement templates for non-financial companies set by the ASBEs
- separate financial statement templates for non-financial companies set by ASBEs
- 2010 financial statements of CAS Co., Ltd prepared under ASBEs.
International Corporate Procedures
This regularly updated database includes information on tax and accounting and features model company accounts. The model accounts are presented in the standard format for each country with original language and English language versions presented together. Contact us to request documents from the database.
Kurt S Schulzke (ed.)
Each country entry contains sections on the framework of accounting (including the regulatory and standard setting regimes), individual accounting topics, auditing and appendices which can include commonly used terms and acronyms and example financial statements. This is a regularly updated looseleaf reference work in three volumes.
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