Further updates for e-commerce company registration in China
Published on January 23, 2019
On December 3 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued an administrative circular (Opinions of the State Administration for market regulation on Working Effectively on the Registration of E-commerce Business Operators, hereinafter referred to as the "circular") clarifying certain aspects of the registration procedure for companies operating in the e-commerce sector, imposed by art. 10 of the new Chinese e-commerce Act (E-Commerce Law of the People's Republic of China), in force since January 1st, 2019.
As specified in the above provision, as well as in par. II of the Circular, e-commerce operators engaged in business activities are required to be registered as market operators (in the form of companies, individual entities or agricultural cooperatives) by the same administrative regulations as those applicable to traditional operators, with the sole exception for direct farmers, craftsmen and suppliers whose activity is not subject to obtaining any License or Administrative Authorization.
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