If your presence in China is going to e limited to non-profit activities such as quality control, marketing and market research. The most appropriate form of establishment in this case is a representative office (RO).
3. To hire employees
For companies without a legal entity in China that require employees on the ground. The use of a Employer of Record (EOR) is required as these companies can hire locally on your behalf.
4. Accounting and audit support
Compliance with China’s taxation and auditing requirements may be challenging when operating in such different jurisdiction. Outsourcing your tax and accounting requirements as a foreign company to local accountants is recommended to stay compliant and safe.