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setting up a foreign invested advertising Company in China

 

Process for setting up a foreign invested advertising Company in China

Definition

Foreign-invested advertising company refers to Sino-foreign equity joint venturesSino-foreign cooperative joint ventures (Sino-foreign equity joint ventures and Sino-foreign cooperative joint ventures shall here and hereinafter collectively be referred to as Sino-foreign Advertising Joint Ventures Companyand wholly foreign-owned advertising company.

Approval and Registration Authority

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce

The Ministry of Commerce  

Business Scope

Designproductionpublishing of various types of domestic and foreign advertising businesses

Application process

 

1.     Preliminary examination

Authority: administration for industry and commerce

Document issued: Examination and Approval of a Project of a Foreign-invested Advertising Enterprise Opinion

2. Application for Certificate of approval

Authority: Ministry of Commerce

Document issued: Approval Certificate for a Foreign-invested Enterprise

3. Application for Business Licence

Authority: administration for industry and commerce

Document issued: Business Licence

Qualification for investors

i-   all parties to the joint venture shall be company that engage in advertising business;

ii-  all parties to the joint venture shall have been established and in operation for over two years

iii-  have business performance in advertising.

Documents required for set up a wholly foreign-owned advertising enterprise

i-an application for establishment of a foreign-invested advertising enterprise

ii- resolution of the shareholders' meeting board of directors of the investor

iii-project proposal and feasibility study report prepared by the investor

iv- incorporation certificate of the foreign investor

v- proof of creditworthiness of the investor and

vi- notice of the preliminary approval of the enterprise name.

vii-Examination and Approval of a Project of a Foreign-invested Advertising Enterprise Opinion

viii-the articles of association for establishment of a wholly

foreign-owned advertising enterprise.

Translation

All documents submitted in accordance with these Provisions shall be written in Chinese.

  

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