China’s Free Trade Zones Open Further to Foreign Investment

  • August 09, 2016

Last month, the State Council announced plans to adjust regulations regarding foreign investment into the Tianjin, Shanghai, Fujian and Guangdong free trade zones (FTZs), which will significantly affect application and entry procedures.

The adjustments are split two ways – some that simplify application procedures and the operation of foreign invested or joint venture enterprises, and others that open once restricted sectors to foreign investment. Either way, it is important for investors looking to enter or already in these FTZs to be aware of these latest regulatory adjustments.

Below, we detail the industries in which previous restrictive related content or regulations have been temporarily suspended, thus allowing the involvement of foreign invested companies:

This article was first published August 2016.
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