The Liangjiang New Area in Chongqing is China's third national-level development zone, after Pudong New Area in Shanghai and Binhai New Area in Tianjin, and the only one in an inland location.Tuesday, 17 May, 2011, 12:00am
If Deng Xiaoping was the chief architect of China's reform and opening up, his aide Gu Mu was the architect of China's special economic zones (SEZs).
The former vice-premier, who died on Friday aged 96, was in charge of establishing China's four SEZs as the mainland began to open up.8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Municipal officials have lauded the Binhai New Area in Tianjin as a pioneering frontier for the mainland's economic openness in the next stage of reform, likening it to Shenzhen and Shanghai's Pudong area.10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
The largest special economic zone, Hainan, is reporting good results in using foreign and domestic investment to develop its economy. The island province has attracted US$7.5 billion in overseas investment in the past decade since it was established as a province, as well as 50 billion yuan in domestic capital, accounting for 70 per cent of its total investment in fixed assets.7 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
Shanghai has launched China's first market to trade telecommunications products, in Pudong.
Reports said the market hoped to attract foreign investment and leading world technology.20 Aug 1996 - 12:00am
THE provinces have completed their evaluation of the draft Ninth Five-Year Plan, with cadres in coastal and western regions expressing dissatisfaction over their share of the economic pie.
Central authorities are finalising the plan based on the suggestions of local-level officials.17 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
TOP officials representing the five Special Economic Zones at the NPC have apparently failed to wrestle any new economic privileges from Beijing although they all put up a spirited defence of their ''special status'' in interviews with official agencies.22 Mar 1994 - 12:00am