China's 18 pilot FTZs utilized 60.25 billion ($8.62 billion) yuan of foreign investment, accounting for 17 percent of the country's total, in the first five months of this year.
China has implemented 260 reform measures that were tested and used at the various pilot free trade zones over the last six years.
Shanghai announced that a 30.6-kilometer downtown open road will allow the road testing of intelligent connected vehicles in the city's Jinqiao Economic and Technological Development Zone.
The State Council, China's Cabinet, issued a notice on Wednesday, urging local governments to implement some reforms that have successfully been carried out in the pilot free trade zones.
A national research institute for the game industry recently established in Pudong New Area, Shanghai is expected to inject new momentum into the e-sports sector in the area.
BMW is building an innovation base in the Jinqiao Economic and Technological Development Zone in Pudong New Area, Shanghai.
Boehringer Ingelheim, a German-based pharmaceutical company, plans to invest 451 million euros (3.54 billion yuan) into expanding its operations in Pudong New Area, Shanghai over the next five years.
Zhangjiang Science City is currently in the process of developing a huge AI industrial ecological cluster centered around the existing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Island.