The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua
The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua

exclusive | Shanghai mulls fivefold expansion of free-trade zone in bid to attract foreign capital

  • New zone to include Lingang, site of Tesla’s first international production facility
  • Further easing of restrictions on foreign investment and greater freedom in moving commodities and money in and out of China could follow expansion

Topic |   Shanghai free-trade zone
The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua
The Shanghai free-trade zone. The city is expected to unveil detailed expansion plans for the 120 square kilometre zone in the first half of 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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