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Question Ten:

What documents must be prepared and submitted for a foreign corporation to set up a manufactory in Dongguan?

Answer:

1. Signed documents for establishment of foreign investment related ventures

Joint Venture, Cooperative Joint Venture – Contract, Charter and Feasibility Study Report (The contract and charter should be affixed seal and signed respectively by various interested parties as well as the legal representative or other authorized person, and the feasibility study report should be chopped with seal from various interested parties. Attached to the contract the equipment list should be and on each page of the list the seals of various interested parties should be affixed.)

Sole Foreign Investment Venture – Application Form, Charter and Feasibility Study Report (The application form and charter should be signed by legal representative or other authorized person. And the feasibility study report should be chopped with seal from various interested parties. Attached to the contract the equipment list should be and on each page of the list the seals of various interested parties should be affixed.)

2 . The following documents should be submitted to the Foreign Economy & Trade Administration of Dongguan along with the signed documents:

(1) Genuine “Enterprise Appellation Pre-approval Notification” issued by the Commercial & Industrial Administration of Dongguan

(2) Application for establishment of foreign investment related enterprise to the Foreign Economy & Trade Administration of Dongguan by local Foreign Economy & Trade Administration.

(3) Name list of Directors Board of foreign investment related enterprise (For the joint venture and cooperative joint venture, the name list should be chopped with seal as well as signed by each interested party and their individual legal representatives respectively. For the sole foreign investment venture, the name list should be signed as well as chopped with seal by investors or their legal authorized representatives)

(4) Legal registration approval documents for each investor issued by the central or local authorities in their resident country (as for the qualification and identity approval of the main investing party, the public notarization and verification is required), legal representative's identification approval document. If foreign investors invest under the name of natural person, they should provide relevant approval materials involving nationality and identity, resume as well as financial status. If no less than 2 foreign investors together apply for establishment of foreign investment related venture, a duplicate of contract signed by all the foreign investors should be submitted to the Foreign Economy & Trade Administration of Dongguan for filing.

(5) Bank credibility letter provided by each investor, including the following items such as name of investor, address, account setup time, credit degree, amount of deposit and account statement

(6) Approval of factory building and location status as well as comments made by relevant administration departments in connection of land occupied by the foreign investment related enterprise

(7) As for project with environment pollution hazards and requiring advanced approval, the approval document issued by the Environment Protection Administration of Dongguan (genuine copy) should be submitted. As for project pertaining to the category of hazardous chemical substances, the approval document issued by the Safe Production Supervision Administration of Dongguan and other relevant departments (genuine copy) should provide.

(8) Other required documents for approval

Tips

A . As for required documents in foreign languages, the corresponding Chinese version should be provided by the legal translation institution.

B . It is suggested that all projects in relation with imported equipments should be expressed in USD and capital contributed by the foreign investors should be fulfilled by means of foreign exchange currency.

C . For newly-established foreign investment related ventures, investors should visit the Commercial & Industrial Administration of Dongguan to handle with the registration procedure within a month since obtaining the permit certificate. Additionally, they also should go to the Foreign Exchange Administration of Dongguan for registration within a mouth since obtaining the operation license. Otherwise, the newly-established foreign investment related ventures will be fined.

D . As soon as obtaining the operation license, investors should contribute capital accounting for not less than 15% of registered capital within 3 mouths. And breach of this stipulation could get investors in unnecessary trouble.

E. The capital contribution method should be consistent with the Corporation Law and the amount of capital contributed via currency should not be less than 30% of registered capital.

F. Unless otherwise specified, investors should provide one set of required documents.

Welcome

Dongguan is a newly-rising industrialized city in China, which is well-known for its developed manufacturing and industrial chain. Meanwhile, it is an international manufacturing base with pillar industries of electronic information, communication equipment, textile and garment, furniture, building material, toy, paper-making, food and beverage, hardware and plastics, etc. Take Dongguan’s IT industry for example, more than 3700 enterprises establish an important manufacturing base and sourcing center of IT products in the world.

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