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June 22, 2017

New opportunities for finance sector

SHANGHAI will accelerate opening up in financial services to build an international financial center and serve the Belt and Road initiative, authorities told the Lujiazui Forum on Tuesday. Zhou Xiaochuan,


June 22, 2017

New negative list shortened to 95 items from 122

China’s new industry catalogue for foreign investment was published on the Chinese government website on June 16. It features less control on foreign investment in railway equipment, pharmaceuticals,


June 20, 2017

Free trade zone restrictions loosened

CHINA has updated the negative list for foreign investment in the country’s 11 free trade zones, cutting 27 restrictions across eight sectors including mining, manufacturing and banking. In manufacturing,


June 19, 2017

It’s getting better all the time for talented foreign professionals

Tyler Rhorick, an American graduate from the New York University Shanghai with a bachelor’s degree yesterday received his work permit to work in Shanghai. This is the country’s first work permit issued


June 16, 2017

Over 80% FTZ companies are making profits

A free trade port area will be set up in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone with higher standards of supervision and innovative systems for investment, finance, foreign exchange transactions, exit-entry administration,


June 15, 2017

Australian pavilion in FTZ protects its trademark

The Australian National Pavilion in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone has registered its trademark both in China and Australia. The pavilion, set up with support from both countries' governments, is designed


June 14, 2017

Shanghai Energy Exchange ready for oil futures trading

A domestic client opened an account in the office of Haitong Securities Co Ltd in Shanghai Free Trade Zone on Tuesday, becoming the first client to trade in China's crude oil futures. Overseas traders


June 13, 2017

Pudong revs up copyright protection with 3-year targets

The Pudong District Government has launched a three-year program to enhance intellectual property protection and encourage innovation. According to the program, Pudong will meet the targets of 48 patents


June 12, 2017

Hungary opens exhibition and trade center in Waigaoqiao

The Hungary National Exhibition and Trade Center opened in Waigaoqiao area of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone last Thursday. The center was jointly invested by more than 50 Hungarian companies


June 09, 2017

Shanghai, Rotterdam mayors bolster sister-city ties

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met his Rotterdam counterpart, Ahmed Aboutaleb, and a delegation from the Dutch city, on Wednesday. They oversaw the signing of a three-year cooperation agreement between the