List of Shanghai Company Formation Agents: Top 5 Picks

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Do you plan to open a company in China and need to find a company formation agent?

In this article, we list some of the most popular service providers, starting with a short introduction about each company. We also list the services they offer, in which countries and regions they operate, and the office addresses.

You’ll also find an FAQ at the end of the article with frequently asked questions among readers.

1. Path To China

Founded in 1999, Path To China (PtC) is one of the oldest and most reputable company formation agents in China. The company has offices in mainland China, India, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

One of their core services is incorporation and they have helped locals and foreigners alike with company registrations. They have helped more than 2,000 customers over the years, including everything from small start-ups to multinational firms.

They claim themselves to be 40% to 60% cheaper than other incorporation companies, so it can be worthwhile contacting PtC if you plan to incorporate in China.


  • WFOE incorporation
  • Free Trade Zone Set up
  • HK Company Formation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Accounting Services
  • Payroll Services
  • Working Visa Services
  • Trademark Registration
  • De-Registration
  • Others

Countries & Regions

  • India (New Delhi, Mumbai)
  • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
  • China (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Hong Kong S.A.R)

Office Address: 1038 West Nanjing Road, Suite 2508, 25 Floor, Westgate Tower, Shanghai 200040, China Continue reading List of Shanghai Company Formation Agents: Top 5 Picks

7 Top Selling Products on Tmall: A Complete Guide

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Tmall is the biggest eCommerce marketplace in China where you can find practically any kinds of products.

Its cross-border version, Tmall Global, is also highly popular for brands that want to ship products directly from overseas or bonded warehouses within China.

Foreign companies often ask what products are in demand on different Chinese marketplaces. Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the most popular products among Chinese buyers on Tmall.

1. Fashion & Clothing

Tmall and Tmall Global are two of the most popular options for foreign brands that sell fashion products and clothes online in China.

By comparison, one of its biggest competitors, Jingdong (JD), focuses more on consumer electronics and kitchen appliances. Kaola, on the other hand, is bigger for food products, beverages, and supplements.

Nowadays, you can find various big multinational brands on Tmall including Fendi, Burberry, Nike, Adidas, and the list goes on.

Medium-sized brands also set up shops here now as Chinese millennials drive the eCommerce market and look for unique products.

The fashion market is sensitive and competitive

The fashion industry is highly sensitive and big foreign brands have left Tmall with losses and results that didn’t meet expectations.

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Top 5 E-Commerce Websites in Asia: A Complete Guide

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Cross-border E-Commerce is set to grow immensely in Asia in the coming decade.

At the same time as China has become the world’s biggest E-Commerce market, neighbouring countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and Philippines grow at impressive rates.

With increased prosperity, mobile usage and internet penetration, Asia will continue to be the most interesting E-Commerce market in the world. And that’s for a long time to come.

But, Asia is diverse and many don’t know in which country, or on which platforms they should sell.

In this article, I’ve listed some of the most popular and interesting E-Commerce marketplaces for cross-border sellers in Asia.

1. Tmall Global (China)

China’s E-Commerce market is not only the biggest, but one of the most developed in the World.

With a population of 1.4 billion and a surging middle class, it’s become three times bigger than the US E-Commerce market.

Here, Tmall Global (天猫国际) is undoubtedly one of the most popular cross-border E-Commerce websites.

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