“IPIM Information Service” Counter
In order to enhance the assistance given to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the development of their business, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute(IPIM) set up the “IPIM Information Service” counter in the Macau Business Support Centre (MBSC). Staff will handle applications for business start up service, overseas trade fairs and business visits, provide business information service and Mainland China market advisory service, any enquiries about events organised by IPIM or other governmental departments.
Brief information on each service:
Investor Service Department will send staff to handle business enquires, deal with the administrative procedures needed in the setting up of a company in Macao, provide guidance in applying for business licences (for example food and beverages and manufacturing), provide assistance in following-up and implementing investment plan every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Assisting local enterprise to participate in overseas trade fairs and business visits and to apply for subsidies
The Promotional Activities Department will send staff to handle applications for trade fairs and business visits every Tuesday. Applicants can get information on these events and apply for the relevant subsidies at the counter. The subsidies include: the cost of setting up booths for trade fairs, transportation fees and the cost of promotional products.
Providing business information
To provide enterprises with the relevant market information, statistical data and business information on any kind of economic activities required.
Providing a Mainland China Business Advisory Service
In order to cope with the implementation of CEPA and “Rules on Approving Mainland Enterprises to Invest in Enterprises in Hong Kong or Macao”, enhanced communication and co-operation with the relevant economic departments in Mainland China will allow entrepreneurs to take advantage of the opportunities derived from CEPA in developing the China market. Thus, the China Business Advisory Service will assist local enterprises, especially SME’s, to explore and will help overseas enterprises to enter the Mainland market through Macao.
Providing information on other governmental departments
The counter will provide information about the activities hosted by IPIM and services provided by other governmental departments such as: “Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)”, “SME Scheme” and “Application for the subsidies in applying for ISO certification”.
Enquiry hotline: (853)28728212
Business Orientation Services
MBSC frequently organises all kinds of business activities, like visits to relevant government departments and local business associations, study tours, trade and professional meetings, focused business project meetings.