Shanghai Free Trade Zone

Officially launched on September 29, 2013, the Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone is designed a four-pronged institutional innovation strategy targeted at investment management, trade facilitation, financial services and transformation of government functions.

China to build its first cruise liner

Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co is to start construction of two ships in Shanghai with the first due to launch in 2023.

12 firms from new business sectors sign FTZ deals

Twelve companies signed agreements yesterday to start business in the Shanghai free trade zone, as the FTZ is welcoming new industries amid efforts to widen opening-up.

FTZ reform benefits more businesses

Changes to business licenses and administrative approvals in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone have shortened administrative procedures in many areas.

A promised land, Zhangjiang attracts and retains talent

As nearly 20,000 technology companies come to Pudong, half of the city's talent, entrepreneurs and transational research teams gather in Zhangjiang.

Celebrating 5 years of win‑win-win-win-win

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone has achieved remarkable success in shaping an open, cooperative and win-win global economic and trade system since it was established

Imposing rule of law on financial practices

The new Shanghai Financial Court heard its first case recently.

Jinqiao, more than just business-friendly

Jinqiao, the production arm of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, is taking a key step in developing next-generation intelligent manufacturing.

Expo 2010 still a jewel in Shanghai's crown

A world-class place to do business is emerging, as state-owned enterprises, e-sports, theaters, galleries and parks bring new vibrance to the site of World Expo 2010.

FTZ court cases climb as innovation grows

Cases being heard regarding the city's free trade zone have grown 30.5 times in number over the past five years, Shanghai's Higher People's Court said on Monday.

FTZ moves to liberalize services trade

Shanghai's Pilot Free Trade Zone has adopted the negative list approach for investment in the services sector as part of China's opening-up reforms.