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Accounting in Mainland China

Up-to-date information and background knowledge can help support and grow your business internationally. This page sets out a range of resources on accounting practices and standards in Mainland China.

Accounting standards

Model accounts

The ICAEW Library can search our databases for model accounts and disclosure checklists on behalf of members, ACA students and other authorised users. Contact us to request model documents.

Comparisons

ICAEW report

Accountancy associations and groups

eBooks

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Online articles

The ICAEW Library provides logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users with online access to articles from leading business, finance and management journals. To view the articles available, please log in.

Articles and books in the ICAEW Library collection

Each selected book features specific accounting information on this country or territory; click on the links for more details. Alternatively, contact us if you have a particular enquiry or need further help consulting these titles.

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to borrowing books.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports through our document supply service.

ICAEW Contact Members

ICAEW’s network of Contact Members around the world are a point of contact for enquiries and act as ambassadors in promoting ICAEW's strategy and brand in each region.

Databases

As well as providing direct access to a world-class collection of books, journals and electronic resources, the ICAEW Library can search various international databases on behalf of members, ACA students and other authorised users. Our specialist databases contain jurisdiction-specific information on accounting, tax and related topics.

  • International Corporate Procedures (Lexis+)

    This regularly updated database includes country-by-country information on tax and accounting and features model company accounts. The model accounts are presented in the standard format for each country or territory with original language and English language versions presented together. Contact us to request documents from this database.

Joining ICAEW

ACA training in China
If you are based in China you can qualify as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant as a university graduate. Many students start their journey by studying the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (ICAEW CFAB), before going on to complete the ACA qualification. There is also a special accelerated route for members of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA).

CICPA members
CICPA members can join ICAEW through the Pathways to Membership scheme or the ACA study route.

HKICPA members

HKICPA members can join ICAEW through our reciprocal membership agreement or through the Pathways to Membership scheme.
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