A corporate name shall comprise a specially given name and the type of organization, and the following characters may also be used in the corporate name:
1. Characters that identify a district or an area.
2. Characters that identify the category of business.
3. Characters that refer to hall, mark, trading, shop, association, enterprise, business, business development, business promotion, industrial field, industry, commerce, merchant, firm, business concern or business entity, which are used to identify the organization or nature of the business.
Characters set forth in Subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph shall be placed either prior to or immediately after the specially given name of the corporate name.
The placement of any of the characters set forth in Subparagraphs 2 and 3 of Paragraph 1 used in a corporate name shall be after the specially given name but before the organization type, while the order of which shall be the same as their respective subparagraph numbers. But hall, mark, trading, shop and association can be placed prior to characters set forth in Subparagraph 2 of Paragraph 1.
The corporate name of a foreign company shall indicate the category of business and nationality of the company shall be placed at the very beginning followed by the Chinese character for “business.”