Structuring Your WFOE

  • Chris Devonshire-Ellis
  • Andy Scott
  • Sam WoollardEmail author
Part of the China Briefing book series (China Briefing)


There are many aspects to consider regarding the structure of WFOEs: assembly and manufacturing WFOEs, trading/retail WFOEs (Foreign Invested Commercial Enterprises, FICEs), and service WFOEs. Again, your business objectives, business type and strategy are playing an important role in this process.


Foreign Investor Trade Union Capital Requirement Registered Capital Total Investment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Devonshire-Ellis
    • 1
  • Andy Scott
    • 1
  • Sam Woollard
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Dezan Shira & AssociatesAsia Briefing Ltd.Tsim Sha Tsui, KowloonHong Kong, People’s Republic of China

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