23 July 2015
Online CBA: Does a Newly-established Foreign-invested Enterprise Need to Complete Foreign Exchange Registration?
Q: Does a newly-established foreign-invested enterprise need to complete foreign exchange registration?
A: According to China's relevant regulations, a newly-established foreign-invested enterprise (FIE) must go through foreign exchange registration formalities by submitting the following documents:
1. The FIE Background Information Registration Form;
2. The Organisation Code Certificate and Business Licence (copies);
3. Documents issued by the competent departments approving the establishment of the enterprise. Enterprises that also hold the Certificate of Establishment of FIE should also submit this certificate;
4. Foreign investors who use their lawful income obtained in China to set up new FIEs within the country must also provide the original Tax Certificate issued by the tax authorities.
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