Li Xinran

Feature Reporter

City unveils measures to boost FTZ

The new rules from the State Council for free trade zones set the stage for further liberalization in Shanghai's pilot FTZ.
Art & Culture

History and craftsmanship beneath your feet

Walking in a classical garden in jiangnan area, you will find the paved paths and the rocks, ponds, plants and architecture combine to create its spirit.


Starting business in Pudong just gets easier

Using mobile technology, the district government is bringing governance to the fingertips of its entrepreneurs.

Whangpoo Wharf's role in reshaping China

In the early 20th century, under the historical background of the October Revolution and May 4th Movement in 1919, the Diligent Work-Frugal Study Movement swept over the country.

FTZ leads the way as wealth management demand grows

China's total household wealth in 2018 exceeded US$50 trillion, surpassing Japan for the first time and ranking second, behind the United States, in the global wealth list.

Free trade zones boost foreign trade, spur growth

These free trade zones carry forward the joint task of promoting the transformation and upgrading of China's foreign trade and push up economic growth.

Details being workded out on FTZ expansion

A general plan for adding a new area to the pilot free trade zone in Shanghai has been worked out, and the plans for the Yangtze River Delta region integration are being worked on.

Free trade zones transform foreign trade and push economic growth

After the Shanghai free trade zone was established in 2013, the State Council established three more in 2014, another seven in 2017, and gave greenlight to Hainan last year.

Pigs bring good fortune for shopkeepers

Various kinds of pig-shaped themed products have become bestsellers in Jiading.The auspicious animal was especially favorable for commerce in Chinese New Year campaigns.

Technology drives district's future

A total of 1,005 tech companies had begun operations in Jiading by the end of last year making the district home to the second largest number of technology enterprises in Shanghai.