We’ve put together this list of the various Chinese AIC company search websites (National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System) and Chinese AIC branch websites (工商行政管理局 or just 工商局) for each province / administrative region in China.
If any of the links are broken or out of date, or we’re missing any, please leave a comment to let us know!
These are the Chinese AIC websites where company details can be searched online.
These are the websites of each relevant AIC office, which include a much wider range of information and news (in Chinese).
Here we list the individual websites for local AIC branches in many major Chinese cities:
After checking a few of the Chinese AIC websites listed above, you’ll soon realise that these websites are not consistently designed and are often quite unfriendly to users. And that’s before you consider the language and domain-specific knowledge required to access and use the information they provide!
China Checkup gives you an easy and affordable way to access this information, and more. We can retrieve the official registration records of any Chinese company you would like to know more about, and give you a full translation and explanation in clear, native English.
Read more about our Chinese company reports.
Apart from the ubiquitous sourcing b2b platform alibaba.com, do you know any of the other Alibaba ecommerce platforms?
This article gives an overview of the Alibaba ecommerce platforms, most of which are aimed squarely at China's domestic market - notably the country's largest online marketplace Taobao.
Conducting China market research can be very challenging for foreign companies, due to the shortage of reliable information available in the English language.
From researching many topics for our articles, we have however found some websites which we go back to time and again, and decided it would be a good idea to share these with our readers.
Although many factory's have their own laboratories, few of these are independently certified so requesting testing by external testing body is a wise move in many circumstances.
These testing bodies should be accredited and you can make sure of this by requesting a copy of their China laboratory accreditation certificate.