Russian tourists arrive at an immigration inspection checkpoint at the airport in Sanya, Hainan province, June 1, 2018. The island wants to become a tech hub too. Photo: Xinhua

Hainan is the latest Chinese free-trade zone with tech hub ambitions

  • Hainan island was designated as China’s 12th free-trade zone by Chinese President Xi Jinping in April last year
  • In 2017 a total of 269 companies received money from a special fund for internet development
Topic |   China technology

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Russian tourists arrive at an immigration inspection checkpoint at the airport in Sanya, Hainan province, June 1, 2018. The island wants to become a tech hub too. Photo: Xinhua
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