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How to expand your business to China by setting up a China Representative Office

No Real Office Needed
No Registered Capital Required
Set-up in 30 working days

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China Representative Office Registration

A China Representative Office, is a commonly used investment vehicle for mainland China-based businesses. It is designed for businesses wiling to develop a China presence. The registration of a representative office takes about 30 working days to be done.

100% FOREIGN OWNED

A Rep Office is 100% owned, capitalized, and operated by foreign investors

30 DAYS

The registration of a Rep Office takes about 30 working days to be done

NO REGISTERED CAPITAL

No Injected Registered Capital required

China Representative Office Registration

China Representative Office Registration’s dramatic development comes from its diverse economic base. Major industry networks include communications, electronics and the information industry, biomedicine, auto manufacturing, petroleum, sophisticated chemical and steel manufacturing, complete-set equipment manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, household electrical appliances, etc. China Representative Office Registration is the largest consumer market among all mainland cities, supported by the rising income level and a massive inflow of tourists. Also considered China’s most significant financial center with over 1,430 financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies, and securities companies, of which 230 were foreign-invested.

China Representative Office Registration

China Representative Office Registration

China Representative Office Registration

Corporation China is the leading company registration firm in China. We offer China Representative Office Registration and help you establish a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise in China Representative Office Registration, and we can also provide the registered address.

China Representative Office Registration is an excellent choice for companies that are in computer software, IT, microelectronics and components, video and audio products, electromechanical integration, and critical projects of light industry and energy. Meanwhile, newer industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, biotechnology are also on the rise in
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The unique feature of a WFOE is that the entity is 100% owned, capitalized, and operated by foreign investors without the help of a local partner. A WFOE allows you to maintain greater control over your business operations, and revenue targets. Also, it will enable you to conduct business in China Representative Office Registration on your own without the need for a local partner. A WFOE is a favorable choice for an overseas company that wants to incorporate into mainland China Representative Office Registration permanently.

Establishing a Company in China Representative Office Registration for consulting can be used for the following :

Consulting Business Services
Restaurant Management
Overseas Investment Consulting
Great & Flexible Start-Up

China Representative Office Registration Company set up

China Representative Office Registration

Establishing a Company  a China Representative Office Registration for Trading can be used for the following :

Importing and Exporting
Purchasing Products for Export
Selling in China Local Market
Claiming VAT Tax Back

  • Consulting Business Services
  • Trading Import & Export?Registration
  • ManufacturingCompany Registration
  • Bringing your Brand to China

China Representative Office Registration ADVANTAGES:

A Low Capital Requirement
Total Management Control within PRC
Total Management Control within PRC
Issue ” Fapiao” Tax Invoices

Applying for China work Visa in Corporation China is the ONLY company that can supply a China Representative Office Registration WFOE Registered address that will be the PERMANENT Legal address of your company.

HR & Recruitment

This is the most commonly outsourced HR function and involves monthly payroll processing as well as the calculation of monthly employer and employees? Social benefits contributions to the relevant Chinese authorities
HR Administration & Consulting Services

China Representative Office Registration employment environment is complicated due to the need to integrate national laws and local policies

China Representative Office Registration (WOFE) incorporation

China Representative Office Registration

A Wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) could be a company established in China Representative Office Registration in line with Chinese laws and wholly closely-held by one or a lot of foreign investors.

Establishing a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise does not require a significant overhead investment.

  • A WOFE can be incorporated to conduct general business activities in China
  • It gives foreign investor complete control of the day to day business and decision-making without any compulsory involvement from a Chinese partner.
  • It can engage in any business activities, issue invoices to clients, receive RMBs, convert profits into foreign currency, and repatriate them.
  • It is the most effective way of protecting trademark technical information and trade secrets.
  • It provides complete authority regarding the hiring of staff and does not require you to hire Chinese staff.
  • A Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise requires either one director of foreign nationality or a holding company located in Hong Kong to act as an investor.

 

SHANGHAI China Representative Office Registration

  • Full Legal setup procedures
  • Company name approval
  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • Company Stamps and Chops
  • The company Business scope

BEIJING China Representative Office Registration 

  • Company Bank Account
  • Tax & Accounting
  • Full Back office support
  • Register for Tax Invoice ( Fapioa Machine)
  • China Payroll Service
  • Marketing Services Everything you need to start your company the right way easily.

We take care of the complete China Company Registration process Learn more

  • Full Legal setup procedures
  • Company name approval
  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • Company Stamps and Chops
  • The company Business scope

    FAQ

Company Registered Address

Corporation China is the ONLY company that can supply a China WFOE Registered address that will be the PERMANENT Legal address of your company.

  • Permanent Legal Company Address
  • Company can operate from any location(s)

Post-incorporation company setup

  • Company Bank Account
  • Tax & Accounting
  • Full Back office support
  • Register for Tax Invoice ( Fapioa Machine)
  • China Payroll Service
  • Applying for China work Visa

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China Representative Office Registration (WOFE) China incorporation – Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou

Types Of WOFE’s
  1. Consulting or Service WFOFE.
  2. Manufacture or Factory type WOFE
  3. Trading WOFE – Wholesale, Retail or Franchise in China
  4. FICE (Foreign-Invested Commercial Enterprise) FICE Registration

– Business Scope The Business of China Representative Office Registration Scope is narrowly outlined and understood for all businesses in China; a WFOE could solely wrongfully conduct business at intervals the business scope that seems on its business license. In the application documents, the business scope is written as a listing of business activities that the  can conduct in China, and therefore the initial commercial activity can outline the general nature of the WFOE for classification functions. The classification can any outline the minimum needed capital, style of invoices, style of applicable taxes, etc. in concert example, for a previous WFOE registration, the company’s business scope was written as “retail of cosmetic merchandise, coaching on cosmetic merchandise, after-sales services.” the character of this WFOE was thus outlined by the Chinese authorities as a “retail-trading WFOE”, so the desired registered capital was RMB300,000, and it had been ready to receive the Value-Added-Tax invoices that area unit essential to a company in China.

What can a China Trading Company be used for?

A Representative Office  in China can operate indirect business such as contacting, product promotion, market survey, and technology communication. Is of the best entry channels to test the China market.

 

100% Owned by Foreign Investors

Protects Intellectual Property& Trademark

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China Market Research

A rep office is also known as a ‘liaison office. This means you will be able to outreach activities in China such as market research, liaising with clients or suppliers, developing a local network, advertising, renting business and personal premises.

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Fast Setup

A Rep Office or (RO) is a less expensive, and fast way for foreign businesses to set up in China. Foreign companies specifically use RO for non-direct profit business activities which usually involves product promotion, research and engagement.

China Trading Company Registration

Product Promotion

If your final goal is to outreach activities in China then a representative office in is a good solution. Rep office is a specific company type – for businesses who want a presence in China which is not connected to trading.

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Test the Market

 A Rep Office opens up a vast opportunity to step up your business and gain further involvement in the China. Companies can test the market to make sure of  any investments or strategies before they decide to fully engage in the Chinese market.

What you need to know about setting up a Representative Office in China

With an RO being one of the most common options for foreign Businesses in China, it opens up a vast opportunity to step up your business and gain further involvement in the Chinese market. With the help of an RO, companies can test the market to make sure of  any investments or strategies before they decide to fully engage in the Chinese market.

The main Pros of a Rep Office

  • Quick to set up a new rep office
  • Registered capital is not a requirement
  • Less tax than other types of business setups (no corporate or divided taxes)
  • Less expensive solution and easy to use
  • Easy to meet up with contacts and factories in China, saving time
  • Able to have your own physical presence and office in China
  • Can hire foreign and local staff
  • Manage product and supply chain from withing China
  • Quality of product check
  • Keep marketing strategies updated.

 

The main Cons of a Rep Office

  • The restrictions of all activities which involves profit (i.e. an RO cannot sell or make money)
  • Can only deliver services to its main offices
  • An RO may not take part in any contracts with customers involved in China
  • May not trade or do business with external entities
  • The RO cannot employ staff directly and must make use of an authorized agency
  • You must rent an office space for your RO before starting the setup process

Representative office registration

When setting up a China Rep Office in China, there are numerous things to consider and hence it is important to seek appropriate legal help. Corporation China has developed an unparalleled expertise in this area and can provide you with everything necessary to set up your consulting company.  Corporation China offers first-class solutions to all of the following requirements.

Location

In China, prospective clients and business partners will often ask you where is your company located in China. Hence, a good location is an asset. At Corporation China, we offer excellent solutions for this through our Virtual Office System China Presenceor our China Virtual Entity™ system.

Bank Account

Due to existing restrictions on international money transfers in China, your mainland-based clients will only be able to pay you within China. Therefore, a bank account in which local companies can transfer you Chinese RMBs is necessary.  

China Representative Office Registration

WHAT WE DO

Our Turnkey solution starts with first analyzing your business scope and operation and then strategizing the best legal and profitable path forward.

Business plan in China

MAKE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN

Our team has helped to develop business plans for entrepreneurs, regional managers, and large multinational corporations. These studies are aimed at empowering our clients and providing them with a clear outline on how to run a robust business plan in China.

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OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT

Opening a China Bank Account is very easy. Corporation China is also the official agent for many international banks in China, we can sort out all the details and get the bank account open for you so you only have to travel to China once is already approved.

Business plan in China

SET UP YOUR COMPANY

Make sure you explore China by making use of all tools and resources available for your business. Take control over your businesses operations, revenue and profit targets with a team of experts to help you set it up.

Registered address

SUPPLY THE REGISTERED ADDRESS

Why use a registered address? A Registered Address is a good way to register your Chinese Company as you do not need to rent an expensive office. Its is also legally required to have an address to register a company in China.

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Whats Needed To Start Your Business In China

Whats Needed To START

1. Do your homework.
find out more about the market and if your services or products will do well in China
[ contact a company like Brand Asia that can help you with market research ]

2. Pick a location
Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou are the major business and industrial centers. The type of business may require you set up in one of these cities. Shanghai counts for one-third of China's GDP and also easy to find staff that speak good English

3. Choose a Chinese Company Structure

Before registering you need to decide what type of business entity to register. The most common for foreign Investment are Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises (WOFE), Representative Offices (RO) and Joint Ventures

4. Develop a business plan.
A detailed business plan is crucial because once the government approves it, you will be able to operate only within the business scope, but that can also be changed if needed

Business Plan

5. Organize the necessary documents.
The documents you'll need to register for a Company will vary from place to place but mostly is just a few passport and company information.

6. Trademark your intellectual property.
Intellectual property violations can be an issue for foreign investors in China.
Trademark is a first to serve the system and is a simple process

8. Open a Bank Account
Once your company is established, you will need to open a bank account and also apply for a tax invoice ( Fapioa) machine

9. Hire staff (if required)
Hiring staff in China might seem complex ,our Yingke HR Division can help

 

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Documentation

SET UP AS AN INDIVIDUAL
  • A scan of your passport
  • A Personal Bank Reference Letter
  • Choose a name for the your China WFOE
  • Choose a location for the company in China

SET UP AS A HONGKONG COMPANY
  • Notarized copy of Passport of Director and Company Registration Certificate
  • Hong Kong Company Registration Certificate
  • Hong Kong Company Bank Reference Letter
  • The Hong Kong Company will then be the Holding Company for the WFOE We can set up a Hong Kong Company in about 5 days

SET UP AS A COMPANY
  • A Passport Scan of the Director(s)
  • A Certificate of Company incorporation
  • A Company Bank Reference Letter – stating no bad record
  • All Documents need to be notarized by the Chinese Embassy.

Bank Account

Opening a China Bank Account

Opening a China Bank Account is a post-licensing service. Corporation China has the knowledge to assist your company during the Bank Account Opening Process. We can Guarantee the China Bank account as we have a partnership with most of the top banks in China. The bank you chose is at your discretion but most of our clients have chosen Bank of China or HSBC. You may contact us for more information about opening a Bank Account and the required documentation must be provided to the Bank during the Process. 

 

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FAQ

How much will I need to start ?

Basically the starting fees and Government License fees, Let us know what you intend setting up and we can send you a detailed proposal.

How Fast will the set up take?

Most companies in China quote 3-9 months, BUT Corporation China can normally set it up in under 6 weeks (and we know what the next question will be)

Why can Corporation China set up the Company so quickly?

Its a Chinese word called ” Guanxi. we have been doing this for more than 15 years, have 6000 lawyers and are know as one the top law firms in the world.

What is Registered Capital?

Registered capital is the amount of injected capital that is invested by shareholders in a foreign investment enterprise that is registered in China as is a Tax-Free way to bring capital into China. This registered capital can we used to set up the company and operate it until it starts to make a profit.

How much is the Registered Capital?

NO REGISTERED CAPITAL NEEDED With Corporation China (and only with us) we can arrange a Registered Capital that does not need to be paid up, this means you can choose any Registered Capital, but you never have to inject it, unless you want to.

What is the best structure to use?

The fastest way is setting up a Hong Kong company, as all the documents are already in Chinese and Hong Kong is also a Tax Free zone so all profit can be sent from your China Company to its Holding Hong Kong company, saving of taxes. You can download our WHY HONG KONG PDF 

How to choose a Chinese company name ?

Corporation China can assist your company with that, it can be a “sounds like the English name” ( as in the case of Mcdonalds where it goes by the Chinese name of 麦当劳 Màidāngláo) or a good meaning Chinese company name , but at the end of the day most companies still use their English name for marketing and logos.

Do I need to go to China to get started?

No, we can set 90% up by email at first. You will need to come to open the bank account once the company is near complete, if you are the Legal representative of the company and also to sign some papers at the government office.

Can Corporation China povide a Virtule type office and China Telephone number ?

Yes, we have 44 offices in China, and we can provide you with a Virtual Address to put on your business card and a telephone number answered in your company name  More info

If I contact Corporation China, can you understand me?

At Corporation China we privileged to have staff from all over the world working for us, here are a few the languages we speak: English, Italian, Finnish, Dutch, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian, Afrikaans, Japanese, Shanghainese, Cantonese and of course Mandarin and some Chinglish (Chinese English).

If I contact Corporation China, can you understand me?

At Corporation China we privileged to have staff from all over the world working for us, here are a few the languages we speak: English, Italian, Finnish, Dutch, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian, Afrikaans, Japanese, Shanghainese, Cantonese and of course Mandarin and some Chinglish (Chinese English).

Why use Corporation China?

The main reason is not that we the largest, it is that understand your needs as many of our directors are also Foreigner’s that came to China to start a business as you intend to. Yingke began with one office in Beijing and had grown to what it is today. We take that knowledge on how to succeed and use that to help you.

Where are your offices located?

Corporation China has 44 branches in China including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Hong Kong and overseas branch offices in London, Singapore, Switzerland, Lisbon, Cape Town, Dubai and Miami USA See our Contact us

Where are your offices located?

Corporation China has 44 branches in China including  Beijing , Shanghai , Guangzhou , Shenzhen , Xiamen , Hong Kong and overseas branch offices in London , Singapore , Switzerland ,Lisbon, Cape Town ,Dubai and Miami USA See our Contact us

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Gabriel Carrillo

Regional Director 

Gaby is an expertise lies in Media, Marketing and Strategy

He speaks Spanish, Italian, English and Chinese 

Tmall reported a record of $17.8 Billion USD in 24 hours

$17.8 billion in 24Hrs

Chinese consumers online shopping e-retail sales passed $1 trillion, the world’s leading e-commerce market.

  • In 2017 China surpassed the United States of America in total online retail sales with a figure of roughly $750 billion in sales. Single’s Day, on November 11 (11/11) is the largest online shopping event in the world. In 2016, Tmall reported a record of $17.8 Billion USD in 24 hours.
  • Retail web sales totaled 7.18 trillion yuan ($1.149 trillion) in 2017, an increase of 32% from 5.43 billion yuan ($869 billion) in 2016, according to China’s Ministry of Commerce. E-commerce growth accelerated past the 30% mark in 2016
  • China stands to make further ground on the world’s largest retail industry as new market opens up in China.

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