Posts in: 一月, 2015

Another Policy Encouraging Foreign Capital to Invest in For-profit Senior Care Institutions

Seldom does an industry draw frequent attention from legislative bodies—the senior care industry is one of the few exceptions. Recently, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs (“MCA”) jointly issued a Notice, (2014 No. 81) regulating activities for foreign investment in the senior care sector. It sets forth the procedure for the establishment of for-profit senior care institutions and policies encouraging the engagement in senior care services by foreign investors, among other issues. The Notice marks another big step toward the opening-up and providing a favorable investment environment for foreign investors who are interested in tapping into the senior care industry. Although very few details on “encouraging” policies can be found in the contents of the Notice, the Notice does add clarity to several

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解读两部委鼓励外商投资营利性养老机构的政策

很少能有一个行业像养老行业那样受到立法部门的频繁关注。日前,商务部、民政部就外国投资者在华设立营利性养老机构从事养老服务等有关事项发布了公告,为推进我国养老服务业进一步对外资开放又一次吹来政策暖风。细读政策条文,我们发现其中的“鼓励”成分非常有限,相反对于之前的一些“朦胧”政策倒是提供了有据可循的法律依据。主要体现在以下几个方面:

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