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Company Set Up & Registration
WOFE - Wholly owned foreign enterprise
J/V - Joint Venture
R/O - Representative Office

A China representative office (RO) is an office of a foreign enterprise set up in China for liaison with Chinese businesses and customers on behalf of its parent company.beijing representative office registration. A RO is not considered to be a separate legal entity. It must be emphasized that a representative office may not carry out direct revenue earning business activities. For example, it cannot enter into purchase/sales contracts and cannot receive payment for services, issue invoices nor repatriate moneys overseas. beijing representative office registration.However, a RO can open bank accounts and employ staff to maintain liaison with customers and suppliers. Its head office can also enter into contracts with its supplier/customers in China in its own name, but not in the name of its RO. Therefore, before a foreign investor establishes its presence in China using foreign investment enterprises (FIEs) such as equity joint venture, beijing representative office registration,cooperative joint venture or a wholly foreign- owned enterprise, it could first set up a representative office to test the Chinese market.