foreign invested enterprise (FIE)

Definition

A legal structure that permits a company to set up business in a foreign country. Various types of foreign invested enterprises exist in different countries. They tend to be highly regulated, especially in China. Deep regulation tends to limit avenues the enterprise may pursue to make a profit. Limitations on control of the enterprise by the parent company are common.
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foreign insurer foreign investment funds tax (FIF Tax)