Investment Incentives

Binhai New Area Investment Promotion Authorities and Incentives

Every region in China, including the Binhai New Area, has government run investment promotion authorities that promote trade and foreign investment in the Binhai New Area region.  While the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (also known as MOFCOM) has authority for investment in greater China, it can be very helpful to reach out to similar agencies at the local and provincial levels as these organizations possess intimate local market knowledge.  Many regional authorities will also offer additional incentives to foreign companies looking to invest in specific industries.

Important Note: Many incentives must be repaid at the provincial and/or city level in the event that the company leaves the region. National incentives are not typically subject to these restrictions.

Type Agency Name & Link
National Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM)
Private Tianjin Economic Development Area (TEDA)
Municipal Tianjin Binhai New Area Association
Municipal Tianjin Foreign Investment Service Center (Chinese Only)
Binhai New Area Investment Incentives
Incentive Type Description
High Tech Enterprise National The Chinese National Government offers business income tax subsidies for domestic and foreign high-tech enterprises, and exemptions for certain newly founded high-tech enterprises within the Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA).
R&D Enterprise National As an incentive to promote development, the Chinese National Government offers tax subsidies and monetary awards for national level and ministry level research and development institutions engaged in bio-pharmaceuticals, new energy/materials, software industry, electronic information, or other specified industries.
Office/Warehouse Rental City The management of the Tianjin Binhai New Area has developed a foreign investment attraction fund to subsidize property rent and purchase prices. The fund also seeks to provide loan discounts for fixed asset investments of large-scale transportation and warehouse enterprises.
Venture Capital Enterprise City The management of TBNA has developed a venture capital investment guidance fund that invests in high-growth venture capital enterprises.
Environment or Public Infrastructure Construction City The management of the Tianjin Binhai New Area has developed a fund to assist enterprises that take on public infrastructure or eco-environment construction projects.
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