The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (SHFTZ), located in Pudong New Area, is a regional free trade zone founded on Sept 29, 2013 and originally consisted of Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, Waigaoqiao Free Trade Logistics Park, Yangshan Free Trade Port Area and Pudong Airport Free Trade Zone. The State Council decided on December 28, 2014 to expand SHFTZ by incorporating Lujiazui Financial Area, Jinqiao Development Subzone, and Zhangjiang High Tech Subzone, enlarging the SHFTZ from 28.78 square kilometers to 120.72 square kilometers.




Pudong boasts strong headquarters economy

The 8th Pudong headquarter economy top 10 model enterprises release event kicked off on Nov 28 at the Shanghai Center. During the event, 15 more enterprises were added to the more than 1,000 headquarter enterprises in the area, showing that Pudong has acquired an international reputation as being a headquarter economy highland.

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At the forefront of China's reform and opening-up in the new era, Shanghai has become one of the country's most attractive hot spots for foreign investment.

Shanghai plans to build itself into an innovative center of industries of the future and guide the sector's output value to 500 billion yuan ($69.7 billion) by 2030, the municipal government announced on Oct 11.

Service Centers for offering consulting services and handling affairs of businesses registered in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone.

How enterprises in Shanghai FTZ change their name and address

If enterprises in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone want to change their name and address, they must apply for pre-approval for the name change.