In April 2015,ChinaGuangdongPilot FreeTradeZonehereinafterreferredtoas Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zonewas established.This is an important move by the Chinese government to build an upgraded version of China&39;s economy create a business environment that conforms to international practices is internationally competitive.
Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone is adjacent to Hong Kong Macao,located in the core area of the Pearl River Delta the geographical geometry center of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area covering GuangzhouNanshaNewArea,ShenzhenQianhai Shekou Area Zhuhai Hengqin New Area.It is surrounded by container ports,international airports,a dense transportation network consisting of high-speed railways,inter-city expressways passenger freight railways,which are directly connected with majdomestic cities,Hong Kong Macao.Over the past five years,the Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone has always adhered to Xi Jinping&39;s new era of socialismwithChinesecharacteristicsasthe guide institutional innovation as the corestrived to build a high-level gateway hub fopening up to the outside world.It has formed527reformandinnovationachievements in key areas such as open investmenttrade facilitation,financial innovation.We have basically established an investment management system focusing on freedom openness,a trade facilitation supervision model focusing on trade transformation upgrading,a financial service system focusing on cross-border investment trade facilitation,a legal service system focusing on fairness transparency an operational post-operational supervision system focusing on credit supervision.
Undertheimpactoftheepidemicthis year,the Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone has achieved remarkable results.From January to September,22,000 new enterprises were newly set up,including 2,320 foreign-funded enterprises;The actual utilization of foreign capital is 5.34 billion US dollars.The tax revenue is 81.07billionyuan,anincreaseof27.3%. Since its establishment,404 investment projects of the world&39;s top 500 have been introduced. The three areas have made full use of the advantages of the Pilot Free Trade Zone,made greateffortstoreformandexplore,formed a modern industrial system with distinctive characteristics strong competitiveness,achievedfruitfulinstitutionalinnovation economic development results.
NanshaArea:FocusingonDeepeningtheReformof"DelegatingPowerStrengthening Delegation Optimizing Services"Take Well-targeted Steps
Nansha,as the largest area in Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone,continuously deepened the reform of“Delegating PowerStrengthening Delegation Optimizing Services”,has achieved fruitful results in buildingafavaroblebusinessenvironment which is market-oriented,legalized international.The global simulation ranking of Nansha&39;sbusinessenvironmentincreased from the 51st place in 2017 to the 24th place in 2019.According to Sun Yat-sen University&39;s“2019-2020 China Free Trade Zone Institutional Innovation Index Achievement Report”,Nansha rankedthe first in the evaluationofinvestmentfacilitationindex the third in the evaluation of comprehensive innovation index.
Inder to build a world-class businessenvironment,Nanshahasoptimized upgraded from six aspects:deepening the reform of business registration systemreforming the examination approval system of engineering construction,improving the power supply,streamlining real estate registration,optimizing tax-related services taxation environment,establishing a facilitedandunconstrainedcustomsclearance environment at ports;And give full play to the advantages of free trade zone system innovation,formulate issue the first local normative document of free trade zonesysteminnovationinChina,“Trial Measures fPromoting System Innovation inGuangzhouNanshaDevelopmentZoneNansha Area of Free Trade Zone”other documents,attracting a large number of high-grade enterprises to settle in Nansha. Fexample,Pearl Science Park of Chinese AcademyofScienceshasgatheredmore than 10 scientific research institutions innovationplatformsofChinese Academy of Sciences,South China Technology Transfer Center has been stationed in 700 scientific technological service institutions,EvergrandeNewEnergyAutomobilewill build two intelligent networked automobile industrial clusters with an annual production capacity of 1 million vehicles.Iflytek South China Artificial Intelligence Research Institute,Yuncong Artificial Intelligence Visual Image Innovation Center other four artificialintelligenceindustryR＆Dplatforms have been settled,the only international IPv6 server in South China has been settled in Guangzhou Laboratory of Global IPv6 Testing Center.
In 2019,the industrial output value of vehicle parts enterprises led by GAC Toyota was 115.508 billion yuan,which promoted the automobile industry to become the first billion-level industrial cluster in Nansha.GAC Toyota said that Nansha can provide a broad consumer market logistics support fautomobile production,its superiorbusinessenvironmentprovidesa strong guarantee fenterprise development. Fexample,the construction of automobile Ro-ro docks such as Shazai Isloffshore Wharf Haijia Wharf in Nansha Port Area has build more flexible convenient channels fautomobile transportation sales.In particular,during the prevention control of COVID-19,effective measures wereformulatedformanytimes,which helped enterprises to buck the trend realize the production sales in the context of the epidemic.Its complete urban supporting system also provides strong support fenterprises to recruit retain talents.
In Nansha,the business registration confirmation system was initiated to lead the reform of China&39;s commercial registration,realize“no approva required”of enterprise registration,realize“no trips needed”of governmentservice,promote"nocertification needed"of business processing build a“free trade zone without certification”.Taking“Xinyi＋”（faithful easy plus）as a breakthrough,we will take the lead in building the first unified platform of market supervision enterprise credit information incorporated into enterprise credit information of customs other departments in China. The energy level of the shipping hub has been continuously improved,the new international trade format has continued to growthe financial service function has been continuouslyenhanced.GuangzhouFutures Exchange has settled in Nansha Nansha became the largest aircraft ship leasing gathering area in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.The protection of intellectual property creation has been strengthened,measures fthe promotion protectionofintellectualpropertyrightshave been introduced,a service platform fintellectual property trusteeship platform fsmallandmedium-sizedenterpriseshas been built.In 2019,the growth rate of patent authorization newly registered trademarks ranked the first in Guangzhou.
Qianhai Shekou Area:Technology Empowers Enterprises in the Registration Operation to Realize Sound Development
Shenzhen is one of the earliest areas in China to carry out the reform of business registration,which makes Shekou area in Qianhai keep a leading position in the country in terms of facilitating the establishment of enterprises,the highly free enabling investment environment has become the most attractive area fforeign investment,especially Hong Kong investment in MainlChina.Up to the first half of this yearthere were 14,000 registered foreign-funded enterprises,the actual use of foreign capital was US＄2.889 billion,an increase of 15.1%.The import export of Qianhai Bonded Port Area increased by 61.5%,the annual container throughput of Shekou West Port Area was nearly 10 million TEUs.According to the evaluation of PWC,from 2017 to 2019,Qianhai&39;s global simulation ranking has been continuously improved from the 51st to the 22nd,it has ranked the top 20 in terms of startingabusiness,obtainingconstruction permits,gaining power access executing contracts.
Qianhai E-Station Service Center is the earliest government affairs hall built under the guidance of“Internet＋government affairs service”.Since 2016,a new government service model of“one acceptance,one approval,one network service one seal”has been formed.This model has greatly enhanced the sense of gain of government service enterprisesForexample,throughreformmeasures such as“joint review of programs”,the time limit fapproval of municipal linear projects will be reduced from 160 working days to 10 working days vigorously promoting“online operation”and“handheldoperation”.100%of items requiring authorization support onlineapplication,andmorethan70% ofthem support mobile phone application.
QianhaiShekouimplementsenterprise income tax personal income taxrateof15%forenterprisesthat meettheindustrialcatalogue,overseas high-end talents talents in short supply,matches Hong Kong other international advanced cities in terms of tax burden level.The paperless tax rate is as high as over 90%,the electronic invoice of blockchain VAT general invoice has been fully implemented in the region,taxpayers&39;sense of gain satisfactionhasbeencontinuouslyenhanced.Fortheenterprisespresentin China,supportive measures were introduced according to industry types,giving support subsidies from multiple dimensions,suchascapital,industrial space talent housing.A number of venturecapitalfundsandincubators were introduced to provide housekeeping servicesforstart-ups.Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth DreamWorks,Fund TownsGuangdong-HongKong-Macao Youth Entrepreneurship Zones were successively built to help young people in Hong Kong,Macao the Mainlrealize their ideal of innovation entrepreneurship.
As the only demonstration zone of socialist legal construction with Chinese characteristics approved by China at present,Qianhai Shekou has docked international commercial rules,established a diversifieddisputeresolutionmechanismestablished Shenzhen International ArbitrationCourtandQianhaiInternational Commercial Mediation Center,hired foreign mediators mediators from Hong Kong,Macao Taiwan,agreed to apply arbitration rules by arbitration parties,which is of great significance to enhance the professional level of trials involving Hong Kong the credibility of interregional justice.
Hengqin Area:Creating Regional Competitive Advantage Building Favorable Business Environment
HengqinAreaactivelybenchmarked the World Bank&39;s ten business environment evaluation indicators the international high-standard investment trade rules system,achieved remarkable results.According to the World Bank&39;s ten businessenvironmentindicators,Hengqin&39;soverallbusinessenvironmentranks 26th in the world.Its“new model of governmentintelligentsupervisionservice”,“new model of enterprise-specificwebpagegovernmentservice”and“new model of power supply service”were selected as best practice cases in the national free trade zone,nearly 100 innovative experiences were replicated promoted nationwide throughout the province.
Hengqin focuses on government services to facilitate investment,takes theleadinonlinebusinessregistration standardization online approval system to realize the whole process of electronic service of“one network declaration,one entry,one form submission one window acceptance”;The 180 items of the government service platform have been implemented as“all-in-one in the Bay Area”,andthewholeprocessof cross-border RMB electronic tax payment has taken the lead in China.Implementing the“one window acceptance”of taxrelatedrealestateregistrationbusinessrelying on the V-Tax remote visual self-servicetaxationplatformtorealize"no trips needed"directly across the country,it has become one of the three tax facilitation measures in the national tax system which has been notified praised.
Hengqin actively develops characteristic finance continuously promotes financial innovation.It took the lead in promulgating a series of financial supportive policies such as the Implementation Measures fPromoting the Development of Private Equity Funds in Hengqin New Area,held an international university quantitativefinancialcompetitionevery year to reserve talents fHengqin&39;s financial development.Metori Investment Management Co.,Ltd.Zhuhai Hengqinis an French invested asset management enterprisespecializinginfuturesquantitative strategyCTA.Xie Wenjie,the legal representative,executive directgeneral manager of the company,said that Hengqin clearly defined the key development areas,supported attached importance to financial innovation quantitative investment,which were the important reasons why Metori chose Hengqin.“We are the first wholly foreign-owned securities investmentprivateequityfundtoenter Hengqin.We hope to play a leading role in Hengqin let more foreign institutions know Hengqin New Area.”
Inder to create a business environment ruled by law,Hengqin Court implemented the registration system ffiling cases,which was fully promoted in courts alloverthecountry.Theprocuratorate took the lead in implementing the responsibility system fhandling cases of the chief prosecutor,which was replicated promoted by the Central Division the Supreme Procuratorate throughout the country,andbecameanimportantblueprint fleading the national judicial reform.Intellectual property rights are easy to protect mode provides enterprises with full chain services from intellectual property rights confirmation rights protection to risk prevention.The first linkage operation mode of“labmediation＋arbitration＋lawenforcement”createdbyinnovation the reform of the mechanism of“separate adjustment adjudication”have realized the quick trial of simplified cases the fine trial of complicated casesgreatly shortened the trial cycle improvedthetrialefficiency.A corporate credit portrait is created to provide assistance fthe regulatory authorities to carry out credit reward services accurately put in law enforcement forces.
Hengqinvigorouslyintroducessupports high-level talents,focuses on talent reform to promote human resources agglomeration.A series of talent policies wereintroduced,suchasspecialtalent awards,innovation-driven team settlement support,supporting programs fmajtalent projects,foreign talent entry exit convenience,postdoctoral special funding.More than 120 national provincial high-level talents have been introduced.
Puqiang is an artificial intelligence enterprisecoveringsmartgovernmentaffairs,smartfinance,smartcars,smart transportation,smarthomeandother fields.In 2018,it won the first China HengqinTechnologyEntrepreneurship Competition with the“AI Car Core Brain Project”.The founder of the company He Guotao became attached to Hengqin,led the team to Hengqin to set up a company,received strong support from the localgovernmentinregistration,policy consultation,space docking,agreement negotiation so on“Hengqin even Zhuhai&39;s support fenterprises entrepreneurial atmosphere have deeply attracted me.”He Guotao was deeply touched.
In the future,the Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone will continue to take the Regulations on Optimizing the Business Environment as the general framework,activelycreateamarket-oriented legalized international business environment,strive to build an institutional system that is linked with international rules,rank among the first-class businessenvironmentsintheworld.Feng Meikang
广东自贸试验区五年（2015-2019）成绩单：Trans of Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone fFive Years2015-2019:
The actual utilization of foreign capital increased from 2.8 billion US dollars to 7.3 billion US dollars,with an average annual growth rate of 34%,the accumulated actual utilization of foreign capital was 25.56 billion US dollars.
The total import export volume increased from 766.3 billion yuan to 1153.5 billion yuan,an increase of 50%.
Tax revenue increased from 59.5 billion yuan to 79.9 billion yuan,an increase of 34%.
Investment in fixed assets increased from 111.4 billion yuan to 132.7 billion yuan,with a cumulative investment in fixed assets of 689.7 billion yuan.
Container throughput increased from 22.74 million TEUs to 28.18 million TEUs.