An administrative service centre in the Lingang area of Shanghai’s free-trade zone. The zone was set up in 2013 and Lingang was added to it this month. Photo: Xinhua

Shanghai fails to offer zero-duty incentives seen as crucial to cargo flows in Lingang free-trade zone

  • Operating guide published on Friday fails to mention what import duty policy will be adopted
  • Difficult to ensure ‘greatest openness’ at Lingang without exemptions, analyst says
Topic |   Shanghai free-trade zone

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An administrative service centre in the Lingang area of Shanghai’s free-trade zone. The zone was set up in 2013 and Lingang was added to it this month. Photo: Xinhua
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