January 21, 2019

Commerce assistant minister talks up three missions for 2019

China’s Assistant Minister of Commerce Ren Hongbin has talked up three missions that the ministry will push forward this year, namely the second China International Import Expo, handling the Sino-US trade

January 17, 2019

Greek pavilion opens in FTZ

Following the successful conclusion of the first China International Import Expo, the first national exhibition and communication platform – the Greek National Pavilion – was opened recently in the China

January 14, 2019

Pioneering free trade zone transforms a city

Keynotes of high-standard reform and opening-up • Deepen reforms of the pilot free trade zone The city’s free trade zone should better integrate the economy with the world’s top practices and make its

January 09, 2019

State Council discusses FTZ upgrade

Premier Li Keqiang presided over a State Council executive meeting on January 2 to accelerate the upgrade of comprehensive free trade zones and adopt more measures to facilitate trade and investment.

January 07, 2019

Government mulls revised regulation for free trade zone

The government is mulling a revision of the city's regulation of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Wu Zuqiang, a member of the finance and economy committee of Shanghai People's Congress, the

January 02, 2019

LCL mechanism trial at FTZ achieves good results

The Shanghai Waigaoqiao Logistics Center Co has been trialing the scale operation of the less-than container load (LCL) mechanism and international transfer service at the China (Shanghai) Free Trade

December 26, 2018

Yangshan Port phase-four project completed

The phase-four project of the Shanghai International Shipping Service Center Yangshan Deep-water Port was completed recently, following an appraisal by the Shanghai Transportation Commission. With the

December 25, 2018

Waigaoqiao FTZ finance firm issues first guarantee for the customs duties

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Finance Co recently issued its first guarantee for the customs duties of 1 million yuan (US$145,009), thus becoming the first finance company that is involved in the

December 24, 2018

Shanghai B&R Initiative bonds raise US$2.22b

By the end of last month, 10 Belt and Road bonds issued on the Shanghai bourse had raised 15.3 billion yuan (US$2.22 billion) to fund China’s massive infrastructure initiative. China’s securities regulator

December 20, 2018

Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group strives to build an international trade hub center

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group Co was established in 1990 and it manages the core area of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the developer of the Waigaoqiao Bonded Area and its neighboring