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February 13, 2018

Shanghai FTZ’s 2017 import and export volume hit US$213.7 billion

Shanghai Free Trade Zone’s total import and export volume reached 1.35 trillion yuan (US$213.72 billion) in 2017 with an increase of 14.7 percent from the previous year, according to data released at


February 06, 2018

China shipbuilder’s Yangshan allocating center put into operation

China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s global logistics center, Yangshan Allocating Center, handled its first non-customs-supervised cargo recently. The corporation consists of CSSC Marine Power Co Ltd,


February 05, 2018

Shanghai FTZ to build a platform to boost export of Chinese paintings

Shanghai Free Trade Zone Administration and China National Academy of Painting signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation recently to set up a platform to export Chinese paintings and other art products


January 30, 2018

Trade firms in Shanghai FTZ tap new scheme to speed up process for imported garments

Trade firms in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone can now apply for a fast-track quarantine and inspection process for the garments they import. Imported garments are major trade items in the comprehensive


January 29, 2018

Waigaowaio FTZ starts registering import of infants’ formula milk powder

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone recently handled its first batch of registered infants’ formula milk powder imported from the Netherlands, and its clearance procedure only took three days. The General


January 24, 2018

Shanghai aims for 6.5% GDP growth

Shanghai aims to expand its GDP by around 6.5 percent this year with priorities to deepen market reforms and enhance innovation, the city's mayor said at the first session of the 15th Shanghai Municipal


January 22, 2018

Shanghai FTZ to pilot a new clearance mode for special vehicle imports

Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will soon authorize Shanghai Free Trade Zone to pilot a new clearance mode which allows vehicles that are imported in a small number for special purposes


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