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  • ​95 pct of pilot reform tasks implemented in S. China's Guangxi FTZ

    As of August 30, 114 of 120 pilot reform tasks, or 95 percent of the total have been implemented in the pilot free trade zone (FTZ) of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region under a guideline of the FTZ's construction, according to a news briefing held on Monday.


  • Three sub-areas of NE.China Heilongjiang FTZ join hands to boost cooperation with Russia

    Three sub-areas of northeast China's Heilongjiang FTZ, respectively in Harbin, Heihe, and Suifenhe, reached a strategic agreement on Wednesday, vowing to jointly explore innovative cooperation in trade with Russia, reported Wednesday.


  • Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory eyes 90 pct localization rate in 2021

    U.S. car manufacturer Tesla is expected to achieve a localization rate of about 90 percent in its Shanghai Gigafactory by the end of this year, according to an official with the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ).


  • Opening-up, industrial development injects impetus into east China's Anhui FTZ

    The Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in east China's Anhui Province has achieved fruitful results in industrial development through deepening reform and opening-up since it was inaugurated in September last year, reported Anhui Daily Monday.


  • Tianjin FTZ launches new interconnected innovation zones

    Tianjin Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) inaugurated two new interconnected innovation zones, including the Binhai New Area and China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City, aiming to better support its role as a test field for China’s institutional innovation.


  • Lingang area of Shanghai FTZ releases new five-year development plan

    The Lingang New Area, a newly launched special area in Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) in August 2019, recently released its development plan during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), vowing to build itself into a special economic function zone with strong international influence and competitiveness by 2025, reported the Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News Friday.


  • Chenzhou Area of C. China's Hunan FTZ registers RMB11.417 bln of foreign trade volume in January-July

    Chenzhou Area of central China's Hunan free trade zone (FTZ) registered 11.417 billion yuan of foreign trade volume in the first seven months of the year, with the foreign investment in actual use reaching 13.32 million U.S. dollars, injecting new momentum into the development of the area, reported Wednesday.


  • E.China Jiangsu FTZ grows into major engine of high-quality green development

    East China's Jiangsu Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has grown into an important engine for high-quality development in Jiangsu since its inauguration in 2019 , reported the Xinhua-run Xinhua Finance Wednesday.


  • E.China Zhejiang FTZ continues to enhance institutional innovation, opening-up

    East China's Zhejiang Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has achieved fruitful results in exploring institutional innovation and strengthening opening-up since its establishment in 2019, according to a press conference held by local authorities recently.


  • China's 21 pilot FTZs register RMB 100.88 bln of foreign investment in actual use in H1

    Foreign investment into China's 21 pilot free trade zones (FTZs), in actual use, amounted to 100.88 billion yuan in the first half of this year, accounting for 17 percent of the country's total, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).


  • Guangxi's pilot FTZ signs 2 bln USD investment deals

    A total of 17 projects were signed Sunday in the pilot free trade zone (FTZ) of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region with a total contractual investment of 13.1 billion yuan (about 2 billion U.S. dollars).


  • SW. China's Yunnan FTZ vows to enhance industrial dev.

    Authorities in southwest China's Yunnan Province recently released a five-year industrial development plan for Yunnan Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ), vowing to promote high-quality industrial development of the FTZ, reported Yunnan Daily Thursday.


  • Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao to jointly build FTZ to enhance opening-up: MOC

    China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) called on the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, and Macao to jointly build a pilot free trade zone (FTZ) to deepen opening-up and cooperation, according to the 14th Five-Year Plan for Commerce Development issued by the MOC recently.


  • Pilot QFLP programs launched in Nanjing area of E.China Jiangsu FTZ

    Local authorities in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province recently issued interim rules on piloting programs for Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QFLP) in the Nanjing area of the Jiangsu Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTP), aiming to promote financial innovation and introduce more international capital to the FTZ, reported Saturday.


  • Economic Watch: Pilot free trade zones, China's vanguard of reform

    China's pilot free trade zones (FTZs) are to enjoy greater autonomy in making reforms, in light of their role in facilitating the country's institutional innovation over the past eight years, since the first one was established in Shanghai.


  • NE.China Liaoning FTZ Shenyang area H1 registers RMB460 mln of cross-border e-commerce trade

    The Shengyang area of northeast China's Liaoning Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) witnessed 4.59 million cross-border e-commerce transactions with total value of 460 million yuan in the first half of the year, more than the total volume of last year, reported Liaoning Daily Thursday.


  • Nearly 17,000 enterprises registered in Guangxi's FTZ in H1

    The number of newly registered enterprises in the pilot free trade zone (FTZ) of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region reached nearly 17,000 in the first half (H1) of 2021, up 400 percent year on year, local authorities said on Wednesday.


  • New payment tool for short-term foreign travelers to be launched in E. China's Suzhou

    The Suzhou Area of China (Jiangsu) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) joined hands with Bank of Suzhou to launch a new payment tool named Su-Pay with an aim to help short-term visitors from Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) enjoy the convenience of mobile payment.


  • ​Pilot free trade zones alliance established to foster high-quality dev. of Yangtze River Delta

    The pilot free trade zonesin east China's Shanghai Municipality and Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces jointly established an alliance on Monday to promote the high-quality and integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region, reported Shanghai Securities News Tuesday.


  • Xinhua Commentary: China consistently delivers on broader opening-up

    With the first China International Consumer Products Expo, scheduled to be held in Hainan from May 7 to 10, China will continue to honor its commitments to further opening-up, build an open world economy, and achieve shared growth with other countries.


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