Tianjin

The ABCs of China’s FTZs: New Opportunities?

The ABCs of China’s FTZs: New Opportunities?

China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer companies a range of select market openings and preferential policies, while serving as a testing ground for reforms that eventually may be implemented nationwide.

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Aftershock in Tianjin: Operational Disruptions and Tougher Regulations

Aftershock in Tianjin: Operational Disruptions and Tougher Regulations

Explosions at a Tianjin chemical plant in August—resulting in at least 160 dead, 14 missing, and hundreds still hospitalizedd—have prompted a strong response from the Chinese government at the central and local levels, with calls for nationwide inspections of hazardous chemicals, arrests of the plant’s managers, and the sacking of Chinese safety officials.

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