China Trade- Highlight
6 March 2019
The Overall Plan of the China (Hainan) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) was released by the State Council on 16 October 2018, setting out the specific proposals for Hainan FTZ’s development. With building a free trade port as the ultimate goal, Hainan FTZ will prioritise the development of three sectors - tourism, modern services and hi-tech industries. The importance of the Hainan FTZ should not be underestimated.
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