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Company Formation in China's 2nd & 3rd Tiers Cities

Last Updated: Jan. 3, 2018

Choosing 2nd & 3rd tiers cities of China for company registration:

After having more than 15 years experiences in the China market, besides the great numbers of clients we helped in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, where we have our own offices there and we helped hundreds of clients to establish their China companies in Qingdao, Tianjin, Suzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xi'an, Wuhan, Dalian etc, we think it's time for us to work for our clients nation wide to establish their businesses in the major big cities in China. That's why we call ourselves "Path To China", where your China business starts. As we all know that there's more to China than just Shanghai and Beijing, think about that China has more than 100 cities with population more than 1 million and it's growing. (According to the report issued by Chinese academy of social sciences at Dec. 2008)

Quick facts about some of the 2nd & 3nd tiers cities of China:

  • Chongqing is a direct-controlled municipality and with population of 33 million (2008)
  • Ningbo has one of top 10 container port rankings in the world (2008 and 2009)
  • Yiwu has a World's Largest Wholesale Market.
  • Hangzhou's land transfer fee was 110 Billion RMB, amongst the top one in China (2009)

Besides with 7 offices in China's major cities like: Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Hangzhou. We are quite familiar with the registration procedures of the company formation in 2nd & 3rd tiers cities such like: Nanjing, Suzhou, Wenzhou, Ningbo, Taizhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Tianjin, Qingdao, Dalian, Wuhan, Yiwu, Xi'an, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Changzhou, WuXi, Yancheng as we have helped more and more clients to establish their business entities in these cities, please check below about the required documents and procedures of form a WFOE in these cities: (sort by A-Z)

How PTC arranges the foreign invested company registration services in the 2nd & 3nd tiers cities:

We have experience on setting up businesses in these cities of China. We send people to investigate, talk with government officials, have our local associates in ground and double check with the minor differences from Shanghai or Beijing etc.

We would visit, or call the officers to make sure that the documents would be properly prepared.

Doesn't like some other big consulting firms, we don't pretend that we have offices in those cities, we recognize the fact that helping you setting up a business in Xiamen, Yiwu or even Chengdu will be more complicated than setting up one in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Ningbo or Hong Kong where our office located.

It's very hard to find a reliable consulting firm or law firm in these 2nd or 3rd tier cities at current situation, some of consulting firms in the 2nd or 3rd tier cities are not ready for it as they are lacking of experience to deal with their foreign clients.

A complicated part of a project in these cities will be we will need send people to that specific city, work very closer with our local associates, we will be spend more money on travelling, accommodation, coordination etc. We have been doing this for a long time, manage the transactions properly.

Why choosing PTC as the agent to help you register your business: WFOE, Representative offices in the 2nd and 3rd tier cities:

  • p We have gained great experiences on help setting up businesses in different cities of China since 1999
  • arrowWe are working on a China level, overview the market entry in a more broaden level which would easily to help you find out the advantage or disadvantage or setting up a business in that city.
  • arrow We have been overseen more than 1,800 clients (approx. 220 million USD registered capital in total ) establish their businesses throughout China.


We are expertise in setting up below businesses in China's 2nd or 3rd tier cities :

1. Investment company, regional headquarter, Business Incubator formation in China

2. Investment company, regional headquarters, venture capital, Identification of regional headquarters of multinational companies in China, Venture Capital Company / RMB Equity investment Funds,
Venture Investment Management Company incorporation in China

3. R & D Center establishment in China

4. Commerce, import & export company, Foreign Invested Commerce enterprise, retailing, and wholesaling enterprises, franchise stores in China

5. Purchasing centers, Logistics enterprise, International Freight Forwarding Company, Shipping company setting up in China

6. Travel agencies, restaurants, Food & beverage company, Travel, Catering business

7. Advertising Company, Convention and Exhibition Company

8. Various types of consulting firms, Certification bodies and certification training, advisory bodies

9. Integrated circuits, computer software, IC enterprises, Computer software development and related services

10. Shanghai Free Trade Zone in all types of enterprises setting up

11. Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, various types of enterprises establishment

12. Tianjin Bin hai New Area, various types of foreign invested company setting up

13. All kinds of manufacturing company setting up in China

14. WFOE's Branch office or branch shop setting up in China's 2nd and 3rd tier Cities

15. China Representative Offices establishment in China's 2nd and 3rd tier Cities

Great information about China's 2nd tiers cities, provided by China-Britain business council. Download this 28 Pages' insight investigations here>>>pdf

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