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  1. News - China - Shanghai

    Head of Shanghai's free-trade zone, Dai Haibo, to step down amid graft probe

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Loss of experienced technocrat Dai Haibo would be another blow for struggling Shanghai project Head of free-trade zone to step down amid graft probe The de facto head of Shanghai's free-trade zone is expected to step down, five separate sources have said, likely striking another blow to the already struggling economic project ahead of its first anniversary. Dai ...

  2. News - China - COMMERCE

    Commodities trading the latest move by Shanghai to talk up free trade zone

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:06am by Daniel Ren

    ... trading platforms in its free-trade zone (FTZ). According to an action plan to develop the city into a centre for international commerce, major commodities including iron ore, cotton and copper ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Commodities exchanges the latest idea for city's free trade zone, and part of its plan to establish itself as a hub for international commerce ...

  3. News - China

    Xi Jinping shows support for Shanghai free-trade zone in whistle-stop visit

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 06:34pm by George Chen, Daniel Ren

    ... George Chen and Daniel Ren in Shanghai Xi puts seal of approval on Shanghai trade zone President Xi Jinping paid an unexpected first visit to the Shanghai free-trade zone yesterday. Xi, ... this week for a regional security summit where he met Vladimir Putin and signed a gas deal worth US$400 billion with the Russian president. The Shanghai free-trade zone had been widely considered ...

  4. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Time running out for Shanghai's free-trade zone

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Daniel Ren

    ...'s free-trade zone As more details of regulations for Shanghai's free-trade zone trickle out, it is clear that the business community, local government officials and ordinary residents have less ... liberalisation in the zone. It was widely expected that Shanghai would draw up specific rules governing the development of the FTZ, providing a commercial legal framework on par with international ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Wenzhou punters cautious over property bets in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren ren.wei@scmp.com Fears speculators would drive up prices in free-trade zone are unfounded Wenzhou punters cautious in Shanghai Wenzhou residents have a reputation as bold ... on an estimated 700 billion yuan (HK$886 billion), and some punters have turned their gaze to Shanghai. When the free-trade zone was launched last September, the media carried reports about Wenzhou ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Proposals announced to boost Shanghai Free Trade Zone

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:37pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Free-trade zone details released The mainland's central bank has announced detailed reform guidelines to support the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, but foreign ... of the zone- seen as a test bed for liberalising the financial sector- to set up "resident free trade accounts" in both domestic and foreign currencies, and would allow yuan to be fully ...

  8. News - China

    China launches its first free-trade zone in Shanghai

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 11:56am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Shanghai Free Trade Zone billed as a major step for financial reforms Operations formally kicked off on Sunday at a new free trade zone in Shanghai that China’s ... and foreign companies were granted licenses to register in the zone. The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone is a nearly 29-square-kilometre district that covers four existing special trade zones ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - China

    Shanghai free-trade zone policy initiatives announced ahead of launch

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 08:51pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com China announced 18 new policy initiatives for its first free-trade zone in Shanghai, reducing restrictions on six key industries, including financial ... in a statement that the free-trade zone in Shanghai “will open a new phase in China’s financial reform process, bringing greater flexibility and fresh options to the heart of the world’s most dynamic ...




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