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January 17, 2018

China FTZs expand opening for foreign business

A Sino-British joint venture will soon begin outbound tourism business for Chinese tourists in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Registered in the FTZ in 2015 by Thomas Cook Group and Fosun International,


January 16, 2018

Foreign top talent to get equal treatment

The Pudong New Area has emerged as the pioneer in the country in granting favorable policies to overseas professionals to give them equal treatment as local people as part of the area’s 20 newly-released


January 12, 2018

Waigaoqiao FTZ’s new joint venture aims to promote biomedical innovation

Wuxi AppTec and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group Co recently unveiled their joint venture Shanghai Free Trade Zone Biomedical Innovation Center. The center serves as a biomedicine incubator and


January 09, 2018

City adopts an action plan to optimize its business environment

Shanghai has recently released the Action Plan for Optimizing Business Environment and Accelerating the Development of an Open Economy. Shanghai is determined to optimize its business environment, soft


January 04, 2018

Pudong to further shorten clearance time in the Free Trade Zone

The Third Plenary Session of the Fourth CPC Shanghai Pudong New Area Committee, which was held recently in the district, called for further reduction in the clearance time in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.


January 02, 2018

Yangshan port the first in the world to report an annual throughput of 40 million TEUs

The phase four automated container terminal of Shanghai Yangshan Deep-water Port unloaded its 40 millionth container on December 29, 2017, making it the first in the world to report an annual throughput


December 29, 2017

Public security office and Waigaoqiao Bonded Area join hands to crack down on traffic violations

Shanghai Public Security Bureau Free Trade Zone Branch Office and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Bonded Area Customs signed a cooperation memorandum on Thursday to launch a disciplinary mechanism for companies that


December 28, 2017

Shanghai bureau pushes reforms in animal, plant and food inspection and quarantine

Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau has been working with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine for many years to establish the management standard


December 25, 2017

City unveils a guideline for accelerating innovative development of cultural industries

The CPC Shanghai Committee and the Shanghai Municipal Government recently released a guideline for accelerating the innovative development of cultural industries. The guideline includes 50 articles on


December 22, 2017

Waigaoqiao FTZ establishes a biomedicine technology and innovation center

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone United Development Co Ltd and Wuxi AppTec Group have jointly established the Shanghai Free Trade Zone Biomedicine Technology and Innovation Center. Managed by Wuxi