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Equity Method Investment

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Equity Method Investment
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2021
Equity Method Investments and Joint Ventures [Abstract]  
EQUITY METHOD INVESTMENT

NOTE 5 – EQUITY METHOD INVESTMENT

 

As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, the equity method investment amounted to $533,949 and $521,758, respectively. The investment represents the Company’s subsidiary, Avalon Shanghai’s interest in Epicon Biotech Co., Ltd. (“Epicon”). Epicon was incorporated on August 14, 2018 in PRC. Avalon Shanghai and the other unrelated company, Jiangsu Unicorn Biological Technology Co., Ltd. (“Unicorn”), accounted for 40% and 60% of the total ownership, respectively. Epicon is focused on cell preparation, third party testing, biological sample repository for commercial and scientific research purposes and the clinical transformation of scientific achievements.

 

The Company treats the equity investment in the consolidated financial statements under the equity method. Under the equity method, the investment is initially recorded at cost, adjusted for any excess of the Company’s share of the incorporated-date fair values of the investee’s identifiable net assets over the cost of the investment (if any). Thereafter, the investment is adjusted for the post incorporation change in the Company’s share of the investee’s net assets and any impairment loss relating to the investment.

 

For the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company’s share of Epicon’s net loss was $15,418 and $11,332, respectively, which was included in loss from equity method investment in the accompanying condensed consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive loss. For the six months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company’s share of Epicon’s net loss was $33,932 and $20,416, respectively, which was included in loss from equity method investment in the accompanying condensed consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive loss. In the six months ended June 30, 2021, activity recorded for the Company’s equity method investment in Epicon is summarized in the following table:

 

Equity investment carrying amount at January 1, 2021   $ 521,758  
Payment made for equity method investment     40,179  
Epicon's net loss attributable to the Company     (33,932 )
Foreign currency fluctuation     5,944  
Equity investment carrying amount at June 30, 2021   $ 533,949  

 

The tables below present the summarized financial information, as provided to the Company by the investee, for the unconsolidated company:

 

    June 30,
2021
    December 31,
2020
 
Current assets   $ 8,575     $ 13,023  
Noncurrent assets     244,199       264,390  
Current liabilities     23,645       6,615  
Noncurrent liabilities    
-
     
-
 
Equity     229,129       270,798  

 

    For the Three Months Ended
June 30,
    For the Six Months Ended
June 30,
 
    2021     2020     2021     2020  
Net revenue   $
-
    $
-
    $
-
    $
-
 
Gross profit    
-
     
-
     
-
     
-
 
Loss from operation     38,543       28,458       84,829       51,169  
Net loss     38,543       28,328       84,829       51,039