the trade volume between Shanghai and countries and regions related to the Belt and Road Initiative in the past three years
He noted that the existing China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the to-bedeveloped free trade port area in the city as well as policies and regulations to strengthen connections will help boost trade and investments related to the Belt and Road Initiative.
Wang added that five functional platforms will be established to help achieve the goal. They include China’s first import expo which will be held next year, a bonded exhibition center for imported goods from countries and regions related to the Belt and Road Initiative, a comprehensive service platform for the promotion of trade and investment, a service platform to support technology, trade, measures and enterprises related to the initiative, and a base for culture, service and trade located in the free trade zone.
The government announced six measures aimed at strengthening the nation’s aviation network