Tag: China banking

Business Operations 101: How to open a company bank account in China under constraints related to the coronavirus pandemic

At Horizons, we encounter numerous queries about opening a company bank account in China, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. For practical purposes, a company bank account should be opened upon the receipt of the business license. For foreign companies operating in China, two accounts should be opened in order for a business to commence with…

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China banking: non-financial institutions required to report large transactions from 1 January

On 25 June 2018, the Bank of China issued the Notice of the People’s Bank of China requirements for non-financial institutions to report large transactions (the Notice) effective from 1 January 2019. Below, we highlight the main takeaways from the Notice. Who is required to report? Any non-financial institution holding a payment business license, including…

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