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Setting up in China

Setting up in China

Appendix II

Minimum required registered capital

(subject to changes by the relevant government authority from time to time)

Sector Type of companies Domestic enterprises (in RMB 10 thousand) FIEs (in US 10 thousand, except as otherwise provided) HK or Macau Enterprises (in RMB10 thousand)
Consultation Consultant company 3 14 10
Patent firm 30
Auditing firm 30 14
Law firm 10
Trade mark firm 10
Accountant firm 30
Enterprise registration firm 3
Asset evaluation company 30 50
Property broker company 100
Market research company 3
Enterprise planning company 3
Human resource agency 3 12.5
Attestation agency 3 35
Training agency 3 14
Attestation and consultation agency 3 14
Traveling agency (for domestic business) 30 200
Traveling agency (for overseas business) 150
Advertisement company 50 30
Auction company 100
Leasehold company 50 500
Hock company 300
Hock company (real estate) 500
Exhibition service company 3 14
Construction design company 3 20
Trade Domestic trade company 3
Foreign trade company 100 6.2
Real estate Real estate broker company 10 14
Real estate consultation company 3 14
Real estate agency company 10 14
Real estate developing company 500 500
Investment Service Investment consultation company 3 14
Investment advice company 3 14
Investment management company 100 200
Investment company 1,000 3,000
Start up investment company 1,000 500
Asset management company 3,000
High technology company 3,000
International cargo agent (shipping) 500 500 500
International cargo agent (air) 300 300 300
International cargo agent (land) 200 200 200
Logistics company 100 100 100
Store up company 200 200 200
Conveyance company 100
Car leasehold company 50
Shipping company 100
Finance Bank 0.3 billion
Financial company 0.2 billion
Foreign banks’ branches 0.1 billion
Financing company 2,000
Future broker company 3,000 3,000
Insurance company 0.2 billion
Insurance asset management company 3,000
Auto financing company 0.5 billion
National Basic Telecommunication Services 2 billion 2 billion
National Value-added Services 1,000 1,000
Provincial Basic Telecommunication Services 0.2 billion 0.2 billion
Provincial Value-added Services 100 100
Manufacturing and research industry Manufacturing enterprise 50 14
Research center 200
Public company 1,000 3,000
Listed company 5,000
Group company 5,000
Auto retailing company 1,000
Medical institution 2,000
Germ enterprise 50
Germ enterprise (grain, cotton, oil) 200

May 2012

This note is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Specific advice should be sought in relation to any particular situation. This note has been prepared based on the laws and regulations in force at the date of this note which may be subsequently amended, modified, re-enacted, restated or replaced.

foreign investment in China

Directory of Industries for Foreign Investment

Wholly foreign-owned enterprises

Chinese-Foreign Equity Joint Ventures

Chinese-Foreign Contractual Joint Ventures

Law of the PRC on Foreign-funded Enterprises

WOFE

Joint Venture Contracts

Types of Joint Venture

Foreign Direct Investments

Foreign Investment Definition
Joint Venture Partnerships


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2012-05-20