Lujiazui Finance and Trade Area
Shanghai Lujiazui Finance and Trade Area (hereinafter referred to as Lujiazui), with an area of 31.78 square kilometers, is the only national-level development zone named with finance and trade. In the year, tax revenues of Lujiazui amounted to 30.507 billion yuan, basically at the same level as in the previous year. Fixed asset investment was 25.21 billion yuan, a growth of 14.8% over the previous year. In the year, Lujiazui attracted 204 projects with foreign direct investment, with the contractual amount of investment at US$1.601 billion, and the amount of foreign direct investment actually made in place was US$1.328 billion yuan. The number of new domestically invested enterprises was 1,129 and their registered capital was 9.582 billion yuan, growing 16.8% and 45% over the previous year. Industrial output value was 71.883 billion yuan, a decline of 1.2% over the previous year. The sales volume of commodities was 235.186 billion yuan, a drop of 17.4% over the previous year. The retail volume of consumer goods was 21.455 billion yuan, a growth of 14.8% over the previous year. In the year, the number of regional headquarters of transnational corporations in Lujiazui was 64. The industrial structure was further optimized, and the tertiary industry as finance, consumption, real estate and modern services developed fast. Of the foreign investment contracts, 98.4% was in the tertiary industry, a growth of 1.8 percentage points over the previous year. The total business revenue of enterprises included in the samples in the service industry was 62.09 billion yuan, a growth of 19.7% over the previous year. Real estate industry showed a strong rebound, and the amount of investment made was 14.699 billion yuan, a growth of 15.7% over the previous year. The number of financial institutions in Lujiazui was 553, a growth of 9.7% over the previous year. Of them, foreign capital banks with the legal person status were 17, and the number of fund management companies was 28. At the end of the year, the outstanding amount of deposits with Chinese and foreign banks was 758.025 billion yuan, a growth of 32.4% over the previous year; the outstanding amount of loans was 700.835 billion yuan, a growth of 6.7% over the previous year. The transaction volume of various securities of the Shanghai Stock Exchange was 18.47 trillion yuan, and the transaction volume set a new record. The capitalization of stocks was ranked the sixth in the world and the second in Asia. The futures trading volume was 73.76 trillion yuan, a growth of 155.47% over the previous year. In the year, futures contracts for steel products were launched, and eight futures contracts were made available, including gold, copper, aluminum, zinc, deformed steel bars, steel wires, fuel oil and natural rubber. The import and export volume and trading volume of diamonds of Shanghai Diamond Exchange registered stable growth, reaching US$1.521 billion, a growth of 16.4% over the previous year. The trading of second-hand housing was 66,100 apartments, the floor space was 6.4374 million square meters and the trading value was 72.23 billion yuan, registering a growth of 1.3 times, 1.1 times and 1.5 times respectively over the previous year. The financial environment was optimized. The court of financial arbitration, Lujiazui financial court, the financial crime prosecution office of the procuratorate and financial procuratorate office were established, the legal environment for finance was further improved. Lujiazui formulated the support policies for financial talents, financial institutions and PE investment enterprises, and the measures for foreign PE investment and investment management enterprises, and the policy environment for finance was continuingly optimized and improved. Lujiazui also strengthened the construction of commercial and service supporting facilities for the financial office buildings, and the living facilities and environment in Lujiazui were further improved.