Chapter XII Term of Operations, Termination and Liquidation
Article 73 The term of operations of a foreign-capital enterprise shall be proposed by the foreign investor in the written application for the establishment of the enterprise in the light of the specific conditions of different enterprises, and shall be subjected to the approval by the examining and approving organ.
Article 74 The term of operations of a foreign-capital enterprise shall be calculated form the day when the business license is issued.
In the event that the term of operations of a foreign-capital enterprise has to be extended upon its expiration, the enterprise shall, 180 days before the expiration of the term of operations, file an application for the extension of the term of operations with the examining and approving organ. The examining and approving organ shall, within 30 days from the day of receiving the application, determine whether to approve or disapprove the extension.