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Research and Markets: Unveiling China Free Trade Zone 2.0

June 30, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Unveiling China Free Trade Zone 2.0” report to their offering.

More than one year has passed since China launched its first free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai in September 2013. Based on the successful experience, the Chinese government expanded the geographic area of Shanghai FTZ in December 2014, together with plans to establish three new FTZs in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian. This report provides an overview of China’s FTZs, covering their core tasks and opening-up sectors, and examines the policy implications.

Overview of the 2015 version of the Negative List, including a comparison with the 2014 version in financial service and manufacturing sector. Profiles of China’s four trade zones, touching on their respective missions, opening-up sectors, and policy implications.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Four FTZs with Respective Missions

1.1 Shorter Negative List in 2015

1.1.1 Prudence in Liberating Service Sector

1.1.2 Considerable Opening-up in Manufacturing Sector

1.2 Four FTZs Fulfill Different Roles

2. FTZs to Pursue Reforms—Both Domestic and Foreign

2.1 Tianjin FTZ for Coordinated Regional Development & 21th Century Maritime Silk Road

2.1.1 Tianjin Port Dongjiang Area at the Core

2.1.2 Trials on Leasing Business

2.2 Guangdong FTZ Sets to Boost Investment

2.2.1 Infrastructure Construction: Early Development of Nansha Area

2.2.2 Financial Services to Hong Kong; Travel & Culture Services to Macao

2.3 Fujian FTZ Looks Beyond Cross-Strait Trade

2.3.1 Fuzhou Area Highlights Trade with Taiwan and Maritime Silk Road

2.3.2 Xiamen Area to Carry out Multiple Reforms; Pingtan Area to Focus on Taiwan Policies

3. Conclusion

Companies Mentioned


– GMTech

– Intel

– Maersk

– Ping An Bank

– Rockchi

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