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Shantou Free Trade Zone

Shantou Free Trade Zone
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With an area of 2.34 sq. km., Shantou Free Trade Zone lies at the south part of Shantou city. It was ratified by the State Council of the People's Republic of China and founded in January, 1993, it formally came into use on December of the same year after its supervision installations are checked and accepted by the General Customs. It has been comprehensively developing export processing, storage, international trade, finance and information industry. Its goal is to establish a modernized international zone that is open to the overseas by drawing experience from international free trade zone.

Since commence of its construction, Shantou Free Trade Zone has invested a large capital for infrastructure construction with RMB 1 billion 365 million and completed the project of "Five Workable and One Leveled" and landscaping project in the zone of 2.34 square kilometer. It reclaims land of 1800 Mus (1 Mu equal to 667 square meters) from the sea and develops a total land with 6086 Mus for investment and construction for both foreign and domestic investors. Currently, the whole zone has set up 440-thouand-square-meter plants, warehouses and commercial buildings. With a 30,000 ton-grade special use wharf in use and two 50,000 ton-grade berths under construction, the integration of FTZ and the port has preliminarily come into being. It is also equipped with a 110-thousand-voltage transformer substation and 10-thousand-voltage switching station and a mobile communication station and its virescence rate has reached 36%, therefore, it has created a fine investment environment that is suitable for investment of multinational companies.

Detailed Information:

  • Free Trade Zone
  • National
  • 1993
  • 0 - 5 Square km
  • 0 - 5 Square km
  • N/A
  • Shantou Airport 10 - 20 km
  • G324 10 - 20 km
  • Shantou Port 10 - 20 km
  • Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals, Food/Beverage Processing, Garment and Textiles Production, Medical Equipment and Supplies, Printing/Publishing/Packaging, Research and Development