One of the most important issue of doing business in China concerns the creation of a Chinese entity with which legally carry out business activities. Given the particular nature of the country and its special reulations, the registration process of a company in China is quite different from that required in other jurisdictions. Each phase must be planned and executed with the utmost care in order to avoid errors that could expose later to serious responsibilities.
Updated Negative Lists for Foreign Investments in China
As every year, the Chinese regulatory authorities have released the updated lists of prohibited or limited foreign investments. In the wake of the past years it is clearly visible a continuation of the gradual openings that we had seen in recent years and these are all good news for foreign investors.
A Comparison between WFOE and Representative Office
One of the most frequently asked questions by those willing to start a business in China: should I choose a WFOE or a representative office?
In this guide we have highlighted the major differences between the two types of structure, and clarified the major doubts. What are the main differences between these two types of structures? Why choose one over the other? Which is the most suitable for my situation?
Deciding where to register a company in China is not an easy thing. Each city and even each neighborhood are very different from each other with requirements, benefits and downsides that can confuse foreign investors.
In this guide we have analyzed one of the most popular areas for the registration of foreign companies, the city of Shanghai and its districts.
Agile and essential, this guide was created to give quick clarifications on the different classifications of taxpayers in China.
This topic is particularly important for those wishing to set up a company in China: in fact we know from our experience that it is better to have a complete picture of the different tax regulations before starting the venture in the Chinese market, in order to avoid future mistakes or costly misunderstandings.
With the aim of becoming a reference point for all those who want to start doing business in China, and eager to share our knowledge and resources, we have created an interesting partnership program suitable for both individuals and companies.