BEIJING, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Harbin, the capital city of China's northernmost Heilongjiang Province, recently issued a guideline to improve the business environment and regional development vitality in its Harbin New Zone, also known as the Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
Released by the Administrative Commission of Harbin New Zone, the guideline calls on simplifying the procedures for administrative affairs such as implementing the way of online examination and approval. Specified in the guideline are such provisions as standardizing government services, accelerating the reform of online approval, and regulating government procurement and bidding affairs.
The guideline also asks for building up a sound public credit system and beefing up the pace of credit information collecting and sharing so as to promote credit construction in the zone.
Other requirements set in the guideline include establishing efficient working mechanisms for business and investment promotion and prudent supervision.
By issuing the guideline, the Harbin New Zone aims to build itself into a model free trade area in China in terms of business environment.
(Edited by Jiang Feifan with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)