Shanghai Select

Shanghai is on a brand-building campaign to enhance its profile globally. This ongoing series focuses on city industry and economic news related to the elevation of the city’s reputation in four target areas – services, manufacturing, shopping and culture.

Shanghai to open more public roads for testing of autonomous vehicles

The length of public roads for testing will extend from 5.6 kilometers to 12 km in coming months in Anting Town in Jiading District.

Shanghai action plan to promote local culture

Great importance was attached to shaping Shanghai a sustainable source of rich culture as well as shaping it a pier for colorful cultures worldwide.

A 'cute' bear sells a treat for summer

Bright Food sees the revival of popsicle business with its newly launched cute bear image. 

Forum held to discuss the development of Shanghai's 'four brands'

Experts, representatives and political advisers gathered at a forum on Sunday to discuss how to develop Shanghai's four brands: manufacturing, service, shopping and culture.

Shanghai points to successes in further opening

A batch of foreign companies have benefited from Shanghai's endeavors in further opening its financial industry after China called for more efforts to boost opening-up.

Shanghai leads development in 5G technology

Shanghai is leading development and applications on 5G nationwide, which offers consumers 20 to 50 times higher Internet access speed compared with current 4G technology.

City to showcase 500 brands at exhibition

Facial recognition based on AI, smart cars and the ubiquitous superconductor are all expected to shine at a China-brand exposition that opens in Shanghai on Thursday.

Helping hand to drive manufacturing

Shanghai will nurture 500 selected products and brands to bolster its plan to become a world leading manufacturing city by 2020.

Publishing, education and film benefit from cultural branding

Shanghai is creating new calling cards in sectors that enhance its global stature in cultural-related industries. Online books and education are among the emerging powerhouses.

Shanghai launches services action plan

Shanghai is implementing an action plan to improve its ability to allocate global resources and achieve high-quality development in the service economy by 2020.