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ate Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.
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ening-up,” Li said. “There must be a stronger unity of purpose, supported by intensified efforts in this respect.”上海楼凤
Meeting participants called for a speedy launch of new measures to support the pilot zones in achieving wider opening-up an
d innovation-driven development in line with high-standard international economic and trade rules.上海楼凤
Provincial and municipal governments will be urged to delegate more provincial administrati
ve authority to the free trade zones, especially in investment approval and market access. The reform in de
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The meeting urged focusing on meeting the expectations of market players and supporting local governments and comp
etent departments in proposing deeper reforms under their portfolio of responsibilities, trying the reforms out in th
e pilot zones and working to see that all reforms and innovations are part of a systematic whole.上海楼凤
This year’s negative list for foreign investment applicable to the pilot free trade zones mus
上海楼凤品茶微信t be fully implemented, and related laws and regulations should be speedily adjusted. The government will s
tep up launching measures in further widening market access in pilot FTZs, particularly in the service industry.