Chengdu seeks to build western free trade zone
Chengdu plans to create a free trade zone to accelerate China’s campaign of faster development in interior areas. “Chengdu is an outstanding candidate due to its geographical, economic and cultural advantages.” In as early as last July (2013), Chengdu completed work on a draft plan for the trade zone. Chengdu officials said the ministry regarded its draft plan as “very hopeful.” Free trade zones in general are areas where goods may be landed, handled, manufactured or reconfigured, and re-exported without the intervention of customs authorities.
Jun 26, 2014
Chengdu busy reaching out to customers on the Web
Chengdu plans to create more e-commerce businesses within a decade, in a bid to give the city an edge over competitors in the fields of heavy industry, low-profit export manufacturing and estate development.
Jun 30, 2014
High tech, rapid rail driving foreign trade in Chengdu
Chengdu, a hub city in southwestern China, saw rapid growth in its foreign trade facing with global economic slowdown, thanks to the flourish of its high-tech industries.