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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    State Council gives green light to Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Shanghai free-trade zone given official green light In a move underlining the leading role Shanghai will play in the country's economic future, ... that reforms of interest rate and exchange rate mechanisms would be carried out in the free-trade zone. "The city's officials, confident of Shanghai's future role in the regional ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai Free-Trade Zone struggles through birth

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:48am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren Despite the hype, Mayor Yang Xiong not finding it easy to deliver on promise setting up a global financial and shipping hub to rival HK Shanghai Free-Trade Zone struggles through birth Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong has been busy talking up the advantages his city can offer multinational companies as he seeks to build momentum for its free-trade zone. But delivering ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong still in frame for free-trade zone, deputy commerce minister says

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... The magazine said that more than 20 local governments listed free-trade zone proposals in their annual work reports this year, with local officials lobbying various central authorities. Shanghai is the only mainland city so far to have received the green light to develop a free-trade zone. Gao said the free-trade zone in Shanghai was a testing ground for innovative policies, ...

  4. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Shanghai free-trade zone spurs China Eastern’s plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... for a cross-border e-commerce business in the city's planned free-trade zone that will allow it to sell upmarket items and food directly to mainland shoppers. Liu Shaoyong, chairman of the carrier, told reporters on the sidelines of a forum hosted by the company that the business-to-customer section of the Shanghai free-trade zone was ready and set to receive the green light from regulators. ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REFORM

    Shanghai free-trade zone seen as way to boost appeal of panda bonds

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Officials hopeful that foreign companies with entities in Shanghai's testing ground will embrace yuan bonds to tap the local debt market Free-trade zone ... bond appetite of foreign companies that have set up entities registered in the free-trade zone to tap the local debt market. But Ling is optimistic about developments in the zone. "Since ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Pause in China's trade zones unlikely to dim mood for pacesetters

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:31am by Peggy Sito

    ... in projects in Shanghai and across the thriving Pearl River Delta region. Concerns over the free-trade zones were raised when Xinhua's Outlook Weekly magazine said Beijing suspended applications ... government rejected their applications because some local governments' concept of a free-trade zone is different from that in Shanghai. "Local authorities just wanted to take advantage ...

  7. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Taiwan falling behind in race to lure investors to free trade zones

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Ralph Jennings

    ... The mainland's first free trade zone, which opened in Shanghai late last year, is wooing Taiwanese with pledges to open more service sectors to offshore investors. In Fujian province, just across ... Ralph Jennings in Taipei Taiwanese government targets foreign investors for its own free trade zones as home-grown companies favour similar zones on the mainland Taiwan falling behind ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai's neighbours look for upside to free-trade zone

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:59am by Daniel Ren

    ... be the question foremost on the minds of Zhejiang and Jiangsu officials when asked about the Shanghai free-trade zone. The eastern metropolis became the envy of the nation when the State Council gave ... for the delta economy. Officials in attendance, including Shanghai Communist Party boss Han Zheng, agreed to "join hands" while drawing up a pilot scheme for the free-trade zone and share ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRADE

    'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping'

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:51am by REN WEI

    ... 'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping' Xiong Hao, a senior executive at a Shanghai shipping firm, doubts whether the city's proposed free-trade zone has what it takes to make ... to transform Shanghai into a global financial centre. Beijing and local authorities have pledged to make the yuan fully convertible in the free-trade zone, which will initially cover about 30 square ...

  10. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    International law could be used in free-trade zones

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters International law could be used in free-trade zones China is considering the introduction of international law in a big push to get free-trade zones (FTZs) up and running ... policymakers, the Hong Kong official said. “By allowing international law in these zones, you are basically ceding control in these areas,” the official said. Although the plenum may provide the policy ...




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