National departments reply to Guangdong NPC deputies' proposals for GBA development
On May 11th, proposals for Greater Bay Area development jointly raised by Secretary of Qingyuan Municipal Party Committee Guo Feng, President of Guangdong Pharmaceutical University Guo Jiao and Chairman & CEO of Mingyang Smart Energy Zhang Zhuanwei, were responded to and adopted by relevant national departments, some of which have already been implemented or will soon be launched.
SZ enhances legal support for firms
The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) has recruited 46 arbitrators from the international community to better help Shenzhen-based companies solve their overseas commercial disputes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Private investment encouraged for GBA construction
Shenzhen is calling for private investors to participate in the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) and building the city into a pilot demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
China permits commercial performances in COVID-19 low-risk areas
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has permitted for small-sized commercial performances to take place in COVID-19 low-risk areas, while medium- and large-sized performances are still suspended.
Participation fees waived for enterprises participating the 127th Canton Fair
According to the Ministry of Commerce, enterprises will not be charged participation fees for the 127th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair). Moreover, cross-border e-commerce platforms will also not be subject to any fees.
Guangdong to establish 7 more integrated cross-border e-commerce pilot zones
The State Council released a circular on May 6th, approving the establishment of integrated pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce in 46 cities and areas, including Meizhou, Huizhou, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Zhanjiang, Maoming and Zhaoqing, pushing the total number of Guangdong’s integrated pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce to 13.
China sees sharp increase of registered import, export enterprises in March
Chinese customs authorities recorded 26,709 new registered import and export enterprises in March, up 53.12 percent year on year, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAC).
5 years on: Guangdong FTZ becomes top choice for investment for HK & Macao enterprises
According to the Ministry of Commerce's press conference on April 28th, the development of the GBA cooperation demonstration area in the Guangdong pilot free trade zone (FTZ) has achieved outstanding results. The FTZ has become the flagship for a new round of reform and opening up in China.
127th Canton Fair issues online participation instructions
The 127th session of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, issued its first online participation instructions on April 26th. Its official website will play the role as an all-round demonstration platform, offering comprehensive 24-hour service allowing companies to display their products, find suppliers and purchasers, hold negotiations and so on.
Nansha boosts foreign trade volume
The Nansha Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has formulated 172 innovative policies, launched the International Trade Digital General Service System and pushed forward online services for customs clearance over the past five years.