RO Deregistration, Close RO in China

On 10 November 2010, it was passed at the 132nd the State Council Executive meeting that, since 1 March 2011, the "Permanent Representative Offices of Foreign Enterprises Registration Management Regulations" came into effect. Of which, Chapter 5, Article 32 provides that: any one of the following circumstances of a foreign enterprise when encounter the following matters, shall upon occurrence such events , within 60 days, apply to the registration authority for cancellation of registration :

1. revocation of representative offices of foreign enterprises ;

2. for a representative office, upon at the expiration period , no longer to continue to engage in business activities ;

3. foreign enterprises terminated ;

4. the representative body is annulled approved or ordered to close.