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Examination on Establishment of Foreign-invested Grain, Cotton and Oil Seed Enterprise

DATE:2011-10-09       SOURCE:MOA
 

Subject:

 

Examination on establishment of foreign-invested grain, cotton and oil seed enterprise

 

Handling approach:

 

Examination and approval  

 

Contents to be examined:

 

1. Whether the Chinese and foreign parties applying for establishment of a foreign-invested grain, cotton and oil seed enterprise meet the conditions set by the state
2. Whether th
e application is consistent with the national policies for the seed industry

 

Legal basis:

 

1. Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China
2. Rules on Approval and Registration of Foreign-invested Crop Seed Enterprise (Nongnongfa [1997] No.9)  

 

Requirements:

 

1. Examination findings of the provincial agricultural authority
2. Conformity to the Provisions on Guiding Direction of Foreign Investment and the Catalogue for Guidance of Foreign-invested Industries
3. The Chinese party of the joint venture shall be an enterprise with corresponding seed business qualification; and the foreign party shall be an enterprise with expertise in scientific breeding, seed production and marketing management as well as good reputation.
4. The enterprise shall have registered capital of no less than USD2 million and the Chinese party shall be its controlling shareholder.
5. Conformity to national policies for the seed industry, prohibition of genetically modified plant seed production and development, and permission for introduction of valuable germplasm resources or advanced production technologies
6. Conformity to the conditions for corresponding seed product
ion and marketing stipulated in the Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China
7. The following documents are required:
a.
Examination report of the provincial agricultural authority
b.
Application for Establishment of Foreign-invested Crop Seed Enterprise
c.
Letter of Intent for a joint venture
d. Contract and articles of association (draft)
e. Introduction of both parties and related certificates

 

Procedures:

 

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Application for Establishment of Foreign-invested Crop Seed Enterprise and related documents submitted by the provincial agricultural authority.
2. Examination. The Department of Crop Production of MOA examines the application documents according to related national regulations.
3. Reply. The Department of Crop Production makes a proposal according to the
examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

 

Promised time limit: 20 workdays

 

Charge: Free of charge

 

Contact Information

Mail:  To: Crop Production Desk

Address: Administrative Examination and Approval Office

Ministry of Agriculture

No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Postcode: 100125  

 

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