First published in 1998, this book provides an updated introduction to accounting and auditing in China, incorporating the most recent developments up to June 1997. It covers all major aspects of Chinese accounting and auditing, including accounting administrative systems, qualifications and responsibility of Chinese accountants, accounting regulations or standards setting, cost and managerial accounting, financial reporting, statutory audit and public accounting, accounting for governments and non-profit organizations, business financing and taxation systems, EDP application in accounting, accounting education and research etc. Some of the main accounting and auditing legislation and standards are complied in the Appendix. The book will be an informative reference to readers, both business executives and professionals, outside of China. It can also be used as a textbook or teaching supplement for Universities and Colleges.