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1. International Business Credit Reports 

We provide quality international business credit reports for all countries worldwide. The reports contain all available upto date information. Creditreform provide risk analysis reports to the major financial institutions and banks. This means you can trade with confidence. 

2. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All reports are delivered in English 

3. Prices – China Business Credit Reports 

Normal delivery (by email): 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery (by email): 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery (by email): 3-4 working days = GBP 225 

4. Delivery (Email) 

This is a simple to use service. Just complete the application form below providing details on the company required. Then select the delivery method and make payment via the fully secured payment process. The report will then be emailed upon completion. 
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China Company Search Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
 
The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to: 
 
Assess local businesses trading activities. 
Update information immediately if there are any changes. 
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies. 
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones. 
 
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in China: 

Location of China Company Search office? 

HQ in Shanghai, other offices a.o. in Beijing and Kushan 

Number of China Company Check staff? 

Company staff 95, besides nearly 100 temp. staff (final number depending on work load) and outsourced activities 

How long have you been operating a China company search service? 

Since 2008 

What type of business credit reports do you provide in China: 

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports 
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only 
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes 

What are the company search report delivery times in China? 

Instant Online business credit report - Yes 
Express business credit report – 5 Working Days 
Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days 

How many company registries are there in China for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

50+ (the number changes regular due to reorganisations) 

How many registered companies are there in China? 

100+ million which includes government institutions etc. 

What are the most common type of companies in China? (i.e. in UK we have Private Limited / Public Limited / Sole Proprietors / Partnerships) 

Similar to most countries: 
 
joint venture companies 
partnerships 
private limited companies 
public limited companies 
representative offices 
sole proprietorships 
Specifically for non-Chinese: Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE), 

What additional information can be obtained in an investigated business credit report compared to a database report? 

In principle no difference as database report in fact is an older investigated report, some elements though can be of a more recent date. 

What information is compulsory to be filed in China (i.e. Financials / Shareholders / Share Capital / Directors / Management): 

All but not all at the registry office; financials need to be submitted to the tax office (tax authorities have no obligation of sharing financial information) 

Do business credit reports in China contain negative information? (for example, bankruptcies, court judgments, insolvency details, negative payment history, etc) / yes, investigated reports do contain negative data when applicable), most data is coming from various courts; 

When available payment history data will be shown though in China it is very uncommon to share this kind of information. 

Are financials details required to be filed in China? 

Yes but only with the tax authorities, larger entities might be required to also file Statistics Office. 

If yes, how often are financials required to be filed by China? 

Yearly by the end of April; extension is possible but no later than the end of October. 

What are the penalties if a company fails to file their financials on time? 

Dealt with on an individual bases. 

Do you provide a monitoring service in China? 

Yes, the principle is that it will cost twice the cost of an investigated report; after issuing date of the investigated report, the company will check minimal once per quarter all the data elements of the report; when one or more of these data elements change, the client will be informed. The monitoring ‘contract’ ends 12 months after the issuing date. 

If yes, what information can be monitored for each company? 

All data elements. 

Do you provide Consumer credit reports / Private Person reports in China? 

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International Sanctions – Chinese Credit Reports 

International sanctions are not included in our standard credit report. Our report is mainly focus on local blacklist search (Search for blacklists of industry associations, and other institutions, published by the Chinese government, including but not limited to: trustees who have been dishonestly executed, and an invitation to bid or tender, etc.) 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service China No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including China debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert China debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of China debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local China debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

China Debtor Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including China tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor.  

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including China business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

China Company Registry Name 

State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR). Prior to March 2018 it was under the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) but this merged into newly created SAMR in 2018. 

China Company Registry Addresses 

NIM Hepingli campus : 18, Beisanhuandonglu, Chaoyang District, 100029, Beijing 
NIM Changping campus : 18, Changchilu, Changping District, 102200, Beijing 

Date Company Registry Established in China 

2018 

Language(s) of China Company Registry 

Chinese and English 

Number of Company Registries in China 

1 central register in China but regional registries for each Chinese province 
 
China Provincial, sub-provincial and municipal registries 
Anhui Province – Anhui Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hefei – Hefei Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Beijing – Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Chongqing – Chongqing Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Chongqing – Chongqing Enterprise Credit Information System 
Fujian Province – Fujian Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Fujian Province – Fujian Enterprise Credit Information System 
Fuzhou – Fuzhou Enterprise Credit Information System 
Xiamen – Xiamen Enterprise Credit Information System 
Gansu – Gansu Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Guangdong – Guangdong Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Guangzhou – Guangzhou Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Guangzhou – Guangzhou Commercial Registration Information 
Shenzhen – Market Supervision Administration of Shenzhen Municipality 
Shenzhen – Shenzhen Enterprise Credit Information System 
Guangxi – Guangxi Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Guizhou – Guizhou Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Guizhou Province – Guizhou Enterprise Credit Information System 
Guiyang – Guiyang Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hainan – Hainan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hebei – Hebei Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Heilongjiang – Heilongjiang Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Heilongjiang Province – Heilongjiang Enterprise Credit Information System 
Harbin – Harbin Enterprise Credit Information System 
Henan – Henan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hubei – Hubei Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Wuhan – Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hunan – Hunan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hunan Province – Hunan Enterprise Credit Information System 
Inner Mongolia – Inner Mongolia Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Inner Mongolia – Inner Mongolia Enterprise Credit Information System 
Jiangsu -– Jiangsu Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Wuxi – Wuxi Enterprise Credit Information System 
Jiangxi – Jiangxi Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Jilin – Jilin Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Liaoning – Liaoning Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Liaoning Province – Liaoning Enterprise Credit Information System 
Dalian – Dalian Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Dandong – Dandong Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shenyang – Shenyang Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region – Ningxia Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Qinghai – Qinghai Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shaanxi – Shaanxi Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shaanxi Province – Shaanxi enterprise credit information system 
Xi'an – Xi'an Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shandong – Shandong Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Dongying – Dongying Enterprise Credit Information System 
Qingdao – Qingdao Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Weihai – Weihai Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shanghai – Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Shanxi – Shanxi Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Sichuan – Sichuan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Sichuan Province – Sichuan Enterprise Credit Information System 
Chengdu – Chengdu Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Tianjin – Tianjin City Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Binhai – Binhai company search 
Tibet Autonomous Region – Tibet Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region – Xinjiang Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Yunnan – Yunnan Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Kunming – Kunming Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Zhejiang – Zhejiang Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Zhejiang Province – Zhejiang Enterprise Credit Information System 
Hangzhou – Hangzhou Administration for Industry and Commerce 
Hangzhou – Hangzhou Enterprise Credit Information System 

Related Associations in China 

Credit China 
Ministry of Commerce – Corporate Credit Rating System 
State Administration of Taxation – Corporate credit rating inquiry 
National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System 

Can you search companies online for free in China? 

Yes but only in Chinese 

What information can I view for free at China Company Registry 

None but a China company extract/profile will include where available: 
China Company name 
China Date of registration 
China Type of business 
China Current status 
China Legal address, phone numbers and Mail 
China Management 
China Founder and proprietors 
China Tax identification number 
China Amount of common stock 
China Insolvency information 
China Shareholders 

Do you need to register / sign up at the China Company Registry? 

No 

Number of Registered Companies in China 

Not Publicly Available in China 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in China? 

You can register a company in China through a China company formation agent. 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in China 

USD 1 is minimum share capital in China 

What is the Corporate tax rate in China? 

25% is corporate tax rate in China 

What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in China? 

17% is VAT rate in China 

Types of Companies in China 

有限公司 (Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī): ≈ China Ltd 
股份有限公司 (Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī): ≈ China Plc, joint-stock company, corporation 
无限责任公司 (Wúxiàn Zérèn Gōngsī): ≈ China unlimited liability company 
有限责任股份公司 (Yǒuxiàn Zérèn Gǔfèn Gōngsī): ≈ China share-holding limited liability company 

China Company Documents Available 

China Company Commercial Extract 
China Certificate of registration 
China Report of financial standing 
China Certificate of incorporation 
China Annual statements 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in China? 

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) 
China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) 
People's Bank of China (PBOC) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in China? 

Beijing Stock Exchange (BSE) in Beijing which was founded in 2021 
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) in Shanghai which was founded in 1990 
Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) in Shenzhen which was founded in 1991 
Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) in Dalian which was founded in 1993 

China Company Registry Search 

All local China Company searches can be under taken via our China Company Registry search. Where there is more than one China Company Registry an China company search will be made via a local China company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many China company searches can be made on line but in some cases the China company search needs to search the local China company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

Can you order a China Apostille Certificate? 

No, China has not agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. 
Even though China has not agreed to this China company registry search documents will often still require an Apostille certificate but will then also require further legalisation or attestation via their embassy. 

China Company Documents 

The China Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the China company registry. Alternatively you can order China company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the China Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an China company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

China Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local China company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the China Certificate of Incorporation or the China Memorandum of Association.. 

China Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use our China private investigator or China process server. We partner with fully approved local China private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including China skip tracing and China document serving where required. 

China Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our China company formation services. Through our fully approved local China company registration agent the China company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary China company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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