Like all cities, provinces and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in mainland China, creating a business in Macau is a process that involves collaboration between multiple Chinese Governmental Organizations. For detailed information on setting up a business in China, please see our China Incorporation Overview Guide.
In Macau, there are four options for business ventures:
1. An incorporated company
2. Branch Office of a foreign company
3. Representative office
4. Sole proprietorship
The Macau Company is a unique incorporation structure and you can learn more about how to set up a business in Macau here. It is a flexible offshore investment vehicle than can be adapted to best suit individual business needs. Hong Kong Companies can act as standalone entities, but many are also incorporated as WFOEs in China as well.
For more information about starting a business in China, please view Q & A: Starting a Business in China.
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