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March 19, 2019

Starting business in Pudong just gets easier

Starting a new business in Pudong no longer requires budding entrepreneurs to make multiple trips to myriad government offices, with the new area government moving to a WeChat mini program for permits


March 18, 2019

FTZ leads the way as wealth management demand grows

Students sit in a bright and clean classroom at a business center as a teacher from Switzerland shares with them proven practices in wealth management. Thursday was the first day of the first semester


March 18, 2019

Details being workded out on FTZ expansion

A general plan to increase the size of the city's pilot free trade zone has been worked out, Li Qiang, Party Secretary of Shanghai said on Wednesday. The national Ministry of Commerce and the Shanghai


March 11, 2019

Global financial center taking shape

SHANGHAI is making further progress toward becoming an international financial center, and the Shanghai free trade zone is a major player in the city’s ambitious drive. Hang Yingwei, head of the Pudong


March 05, 2019

FTZ platform receives first batch of imported Duster SUVs

The Automobile Trading Platform Port at the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone, a subsidiary of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group Co, recently received its first batch of 600 imported Renault Duster


March 04, 2019

Reforms in FTZ hasten the pace of development

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone has enjoyed remarkable progress over the past year, with the majority of key reforms completed, the Shanghai Development and Reform Commission said. The zone


March 01, 2019

Huge shipment of Tesla electrical vehicles arrives at Haitong terminal

A ro-ro ship loaded with Tesla’s “Morning Cindy” and the company’s latest Model 3 electrical vehicles arrived at the Shanghai Haitong International Automotive Terminal in Waigaoqiao recently. The imported


February 25, 2019

Ministry to focus on FTZ, free trade port development in 2019

China used 885.6 billion yuan (US$135 billion) of foreign capital in 2018, up 3 percent, while global trans-border investment dropped by 19 percent in the year, according to the conclusions of the 2018


February 19, 2019

FTZ bonded area generates 2.19 trillion yuan in revenue

The China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone comprehensive bonded area generated 2.19 trillion yuan (US$ 323.32 billion) in revenue in 2018, an increase of 10 percent year-on-year. The zone’s total import and


February 18, 2019

China (Shanghai) Gems & Jade Exchange upgrades its services

Since the Gems & Jade Exchange in the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone got approval from the State Council to upgrade to the China (Shanghai) Gems & Jade Exchange on December 28 2018, the exchange has