China's Borders Reopen & Business Visa Applications

Renaud and Adrian from Sofeast share the positive news that China is reopening its borders to all travellers today, March 15th 2023, because they are starting to issue tourist visas now. After 3 years of Covid-driven entry restrictions, we look in particular at changes that might affect business travellers who are eager to visit suppliers there.


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Episode sections

  • 00:00 – Greetings – What is the news? (China issuing all types of visas as of March 15 ’23)
  • 03:19 – Chinese business visas, and changes to applying for them.
  • 08:30 – The points system used for work visas.
  • 09:52 – Tourist visas are now available!
  • 11:48 – Why the end of Covid has caused the loosening of entry restrictions now?
  • 13:18 – Why PCR tests probably won’t be required from travellers moving forward in most cases.
  • 15:54 – Wrapping up.


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