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15 overseas economic & trade bodies discuss FTZ in Xiamen

The Fujian Free Trade Zone (FTZ), which was approved in December 2014, has become a focal topic among economic and trade organizations during a session on FTZ which was held in Xiamen on February 10th. A total of 15 overseas economic and trade organizations, including the Singaporean Consulate General, Philippine Consulate General, Thai Consulate General in Xiamen, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Taiwan Trade Center, attended the session. According to reports, a combined area of Taiwan's 3C products and medical products and a trade hall of European commodities will

4 areas in Xiamen to be included in Fujian pilot free trade zone

Xiangyu Bonded Area in Xiamen     China plans to launch three new pilot free trade zones to test greater opening-up and tap the economy's huge potential to hedge against mounting downward pressure next year. The new zones will be set up at sites in Guangdong and Fujian provinces and in Tianjin. According to reports, the pilot free trade zone in Fujian is expected to cover an area of about 118.04 square kilometers. 4 areas in Xiamen, including the Xiangyu Bonded Area, Haicang bonded port area, Xiangyu bonded logistics park and the airport area, will be included in the

Fujian gets approval to set up pilot free trade zone

China plans to launch three new pilot free trade zones to test greater opening-up and tap the economy's huge potential to hedge against mounting downward pressure next year. The new zones will be set up at sites in Guangdong and Fujian provinces and in Tianjin, a State Council executive meeting decided on Friday, a year after the pioneering China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was set up. Experts said the State Council's proposal can win the top legislature's approval at the end of December at the earliest. A statement issued after the meeting said the three areas will take on

Fujian pushing for China's largest free trade zone

Entrance to the Shanghai FTZ. (File photo/CNS)     Fujian is likely to host one of China's new free trade zones, and the southeast province is planning to open one that covers the largest area in the country — nearly 20 times the size of the first free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai — reports the Chinese-language Economic Observer. Expectations about the establishment of new free trade zones have risen, following President Xi Jinping's Oct. 27 remarks on expanding the experiences of the Shanghai FTZ across the country as soon as possible. Several

Fujian planning to open China's largest free trade zone

Entrance to the Shanghai FTZ. (File photo/CNS)     Fujian is likely to host one of China's new free trade zones, and the southeast province is planning to open one that covers the largest area in the country — nearly 20 times the size of the first free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai — reports the Chinese-language Economic Observer. Expectations about the establishment of new free trade zones have risen, following President Xi Jinping's Oct. 27 remarks on expanding the experiences of the Shanghai FTZ across the country as soon as possible. Several

Haixia FTZ: Xiamen, Fuzhou & Pingtan jointly apply for free trade zone

The provincial authorities in Fujian province are considering teaming up the cities of Xiamen, Fuzhou and the Pingtan Comprehensive Pilot Zone in its application for the province's first free trade zone (FTZ).   The idea was first brought up at a recent provincial working conference, according to Zhang Chanmin, vice-mayor of Xiamen on Feb 20.   Insiders revealed that the Fujian Commerce Department will be responsible for organizing the co-application of Haixi (West Coast of Taiwan Straits) Free Trade Zone.   The news came as a surprise to many as Pingtan
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