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Page Completion Estimate = 5 Minutes

The use of company seals in China is deeply embedded in daily business practice and replace the use of signatures in Western countries. Every company – domestic or foreign-invested – holds a set of company seals, of which each is to be used for a different purpose. In this unit the importance of sealed documentation in China is discussed, followed by an introduction of most commonly used company seals, seal management and risks associated by holding and using seals and signatures of documentation in China. 

Upon completion of this unit you will have developed a deeper understanding of:

  • The importance of company seals in China
  • Most commonly used company seals and their purposes
  • Risks associated with seals and signatures