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  • ISBN: 9780135770658
  • ISBN10: 0135770653

Accounting Issues in China

by Liu, Kin Cheung
Zhang, Wei-Guo

  • List Price: $37.32
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
  • Publish date: 04/15/1997
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-- Understand China's new accounting and financial standards.
-- Financial reporting and managerial evaluation in today's China.
-- Performance evaluation practices of state-owned emterprises and Chinese-foreign joint ventures.

In the wake of Chinese economic reforms, China has adopted new accounting and financial standards based on Western models. This is the first book to consider the implications of those standards, and show how accounting and financial reporting are actually practiced in China today.

The first part of this book discusses critical issues of accounting and financial reporting arising from China's new accounting standards and securities markets. Important problems of asset revaluation are covered, and the authors take a carefully consider the usefulness of company reports. Next, selected management accounting issues are covered in depth. The book focuses on performance evaluation practices of state-owned enterprises and Chinese-foreign joint ventures, analyzing how short-term managerial behavior is shaped and how that behavior impacts efficiency. Finally, the authors assess the extent of manipulation of accounting data in China, compared with Hong Kong.

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