A milestone for China's new wave of economic reform: China (Shanghai) pilot free trade zone

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On 27 September 2013, China’s State Council published the “General Plan for the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone” (the Plan) on its official website by releasing the Circular "Guofa [2013] No. 38".

The Plan sets out the guiding principles with respect to the general requirements, major tasks and measures, supervisory mechanism, tax policies and further opening up of the service sector in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. The launch of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone would serve as a new engine for China’s government to boost the economy. Meanwhile, unprecedented opportunities are unfolding for the investors to promote and lead their businesses by keeping up to date on the relevant laws and regulations and the emerging trends of the new era.

We will provide the audience with an overview of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, lay out the crucial guiding policies and look ahead to the future regulatory developments. If you have operations in China and are wondering how to tap into China’s vast potential and forge a path to success, then don't miss this opportunity to hear from our EY Tax professionals.

Join EY's Tax and Investment Webcast to learn more about major impacts and opportunities brought by the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone:

  • Background of the establishment
  • Further opening-up of investment industries and simplified investment administration
  • Finance and foreign exchange administration
  • Customs supervision and preferential tax treatments

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