China foreign investment law

Steps for Incorporating a Foreign Direct Investment Company in China


It is sad that to date the whole world is still clouded by the Covic-19 pandemic, and we have all had a hard time for the virus.

world pandemic demographic as of October 22, 2020

Though China was initially hit hardest early January and February, the country has however miraculously contained the virus quickly and effectively. Consequently, after a period of stringent…

Selling Products Online in China? License Requirements


China markets are magnets to world business owners who want to sell their products to 1.4 billion Chinese consumers.

With China e-commerce developing so fast and pervasively that it has almost changed the mainstream shopping habits of Chinese society from bricks and mortars to online shops, to ride the tide, foreign businesses are looking into tapping that…

China Foreign Investment Law and Cross-Border Inheritance and Estate Planning


China has enacted its long-awaited Foreign Investment Law this March but will only come into effect as of January 1, 2020. So far this law is warmly welcomed and hailed at large by the international communities.

Well, there are a lot of comments on the Law and its impact and implications on existing and future foreign investment in China. But hardly is there any…

China Issues Draft Guidelines On Yuan-denominated FDI


[Jason’s Comments: Foreign investors making investment in China using RMB has been mentioned before in MOFCOM’s notices dated February, 2011, under which MOFCOM requires that application by foreign investors using RMB fund derived from cross-border trades and otherwise legally obtained overseas shall be referred to MOFCOM for approval…

The basic steps for setting up a foreign invested enterprise in China


1. the Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment in China

China has put in place for long a Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment in China (the “Catalogue”) which may from time to time be amended to reflect economic changes in reality. In this Catalogue, industries are basically classified into four types: encouraged, restricted,…