Introduction

The scope of implementation for China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone is set at 116.2 km² and covers three areas: Nansha Area of Guangzhou, a 60 km² district (incorporates 7.06 km² of Guangzhou’s Nansha Bonded Port Area); Qianhai & Shekou Area of Shenzhen, a 28.2 km² district (incorporates 3.71 km² of Shenzhen’s Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area), and Hengqin Area of Zhuhai, a 28 km² district. Nansha Area of Guangzhou will prioritize shipping logistics, special finance, international trade, high-end manufacturing and other industries, to be established as a new modern industrial base with manufacturing service industry as the focus, and a world-leading comprehensive service hub; Qianhai & Shekou Area of Shenzhen will prioritize finance, modern logistics, information services, science and technology services and other strategic emerging service industries, to be established as an experimental window to the world for China’s financial industry and become a significant base for global service trade and a international hub port; Hengqin Area of Zhuhai will prioritize tourism, leisure and health, business financial services, culture, science, education and high tech, and other industries, to be established as an area of open and leading culture and education, and a leisure and recreation base for international commercial services, as well as create a new carrier that promotes appropriate and diversified economic development in Macao.

 

Links

Diagram:China Pilot Free Trade Zone

http://www.economia.gov.mo/public/data/rc/pftz_pm/attach/135c2d972c2ab0df0f6f1b27b8f3c34d84ccef57/en/cp_free_trade_zones_en.pdf

Opinions of the State Council on the Implementation of the Market Access Negative List System

http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2015-10/19/content_10247.htm

Special Management Measures (Negative List) for Foreign Investment Access in Pilot Free Trade Zones

http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2015-04/20/content_9627.htm

Announcement No. 12 [2015] of the Ministry of Commerce—Measures for the Recordation Administration of Foreign Investment in China Pilot Free Trade Zone (for Trial Implementation)

http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/g/201506/20150600999047.shtml

Measures for the Pilot Program of National Security Review of Foreign Investment in Pilot Free Trade Zones

http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2015-04/20/content_9629.htm

Notice of Taxation on the Policies and Catalogue of Income Tax Preferences

http://www.gd-n-tax.gov.cn/pub/001002/bsfw/bszn/E020310/201404/t20140421_392866.html

The Framework Plan for China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone

http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2015-04/20/content_9623.htm

Official Website of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone

http://www.china-gdftz.gov.cn/