Type of investment from verseas Chinese or foreign capital to Taiwan.
- Establishment of sole proprietorship business or partnership business in Taiwan
The term "foreign company" denotes a company, for the purpose of profit making, organized and incorporated in accordance with the laws of a foreign country, and authorized by the R.O.C. Government to transact business within the territory of the Republic of China. That is, when a foreign company established and registered its business according to laws of its original country plans to operate in the Republic of China (Taiwan), it shall obtain recognition from our government in order to register a branch office before launching its operations in the territory of Republic of China. To apply for a recognition, the foreign company shall disburse money from its office in the Republic of China to its branch in Taiwan for launching the operations, and shall reach the minimum capital as prescribed by the competent authority.
- Possession of shares or capital contribution of a company in Taiwan
According to “Statistics on Approved Overseas Chinese and Foreign Investment” of Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic of Affairs, 45,774 applications with a total investment amount of US$143,571,237,000 were approved as of August, 2016 (from 1952).
- Establish an office in Taiwan