Establish Your In China

Hire in China using The China Desk –

provided by Kinyu

Shorten project delivery times with extra support on the ground in China.

Avoid the red tape with employment 100% compliant with Chinese labour law

Keep 100% control over your China operations and cost structure

Establish Your

In China

The China Desk Illustration

Outsource Your Hiring in China

With a specialised function in supply chain and manufacturing, we focus on the people.


We handle all talent sourcing, interviewing and recruiting across China.


Local office presence, equipment purchase and employee onboarding.


Compliant hiring with employee handbook, social insurance & housing fund.


We will keep your team members engaged with on-site management and social events.

Why Do You Need the China Desk?

Project Delivery

Have your own team on the ground who work exclusively for you.

Be In Control

Transparent structure that keeps you informed on China HR policies as well as your supply chain and industry.

Capacity Base

You can focus on hiring project personnel, without the need to hire HR/ Finance/ IT/ Admin/ management roles.

A Combination of our Premium Services

The China Desk combines Kinyu's premium services into one simple, valuable and effective package.

Kinyu Resource Platform

Access to all of Kinyu's relationships, third party providers, suppliers etc.

Kinyu Team Member

Dedicated personnel hired exclusively for you, according to your JD requirement.

Kinyu Senior Management

Benefit from supply chain monitoring, sensitivity analysis, advisory services &

ongoing HR Management.

Talent Acquisition Process Flow

How does it work? Go from Zero to a fully operational China team in less than 3 months with our efficient process flow. The China Desk is the only service in the market that combines recruitment/HR outsourcing and supply chain management into one complete package.

Check Out Our Service Models

The China Desk has two service models to fit your requirements. Whatever your needs in china, we can build a solution via one of these models:

Part time Resource for Projects

Best option for SMEs with limited resources and a fluctuating need for support on the ground in China.

Full time Exclusive Hire

Best option for companies who need considerable resources and management on the ground in China.

Here’s an easy to understand comparison table between the features you get in the Streamline model versus our Comprehensive model.



Dedicated Team Member Recruited Especially for You
Preferential Access to Kinyu Resources & Advisory
Customised Employee Contracts and Handbook
Compliant Hiring according to Chinese Labour Law
Full Client Representation
Supply Chain Monitoring and Sensitivity Analysis
Location Anywhere in China
Office Presence for Sampling and Deliveries

Frequently Asked Questions

How can Kinyu be sure that my business operations remain confidential in such an environment?

Kinyu is based in a shared office complex which also includes private offices. Under the comprehensive service offering, a company can opt to have its China Desk team work in their closed private office, and even have its own private network installed. Each China Desk member, whether as part of a team or a streamline operator, will have its own senior manager assigned to them, and may only communicate vertically with their line manager.

How do I pay the appointed team members?

Kinyu SCM will pay the salaries of all China Desk members, both streamline and comprehensive. The Comprehensive model allows the foreign company to control the salary of its China Desk members, whereas the Streamline model does not.

If I have a contact that I want to hire in China, can I hire them under the China Desk?

Yes, you can hire them under the comprehensive model. Kinyu will provide full background checks on the personnel you wish to hire and will provide extra interview services if needed.

Can I make my team member redundant if I no longer need them?

Yes. If a foreign company uses the streamline service, they can give one month’s notice before discontinuing the engagement of the China Desk member. Under the comprehensive service, the company is obliged to provide notice and pay the redundancy fees payable under the labor laws of the P.R.C. Kinyu will endeavor to reallocate any comprehensive team members in order to avoid the foreign company paying redundancy fees.

What is the fee structure of all the models?

The streamline model is a monthly flat fee with personnel, Kinyu platform and management built on. The fee structure of the comprehensive model is composed of three parts: the salary package of the team member; Kinyu platform fees; and Kinyu resource and consulting fees. Task Force is a unique service, where the price structure is decided after consultations with Kinyu SCM.

What is the cost of the China Desk?

There is no fixed cost – each China Desk operation is tailored to the foreign company who takes it up. Everyone company has a different background, structure and requirements. Kinyu molds the product offering around such information.

Is it only based in Guangzhou?

Kinyu can appoint China Desk team members across China, and operate through its extensive shared office network. However, members get a preferential rate being based in Guangzhou.

Can’t I just use an agent instead of hiring an account manager?

An agent is not necessarily transparent with its dealings between the foreign company and a China partner. Kinyu also recruits its team members from trusted resources and provides background checks on potential candidates – finding an agent online can have hidden risks.

Does it matter what industry I am in?

Kinyu has a broad industry network which is supported by its many cross sector partners. The Streamline model typically focuses on manufacturing and supply chain, whereas the comprehensive model can accommodate all industry sectors. If you are not in the manufacturing or supply chain sector, but want the benefits of streamline flexibility, Kinyu can connect you with a suitable partner or service provider.