Briefing on China’s Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone in San Francisco, California Feb. 19th, 2014

While the new Shanghai Pilot  FTZ incorporates the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, Waigaoqiao Bonded Logistics Park, Yangshan Free Trade Port Area, and Pudong Airport Free Trade Zone,it differs from all other FTZs in China and will be a launching pad for new policies.  One commentator has called it China’s boldest attempt at economic reform since 1978  (see Global Accounting Alliance’s Zone of Contention).

Plan to join our experts for this discussion.  Space is limited; reservations must be received by 2:30 p.m. on February 18.

Briefing on China’s
Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time: 8:30am Registration, Program 9:00am – 10:30am

Venue: Dentons LLP, 525 Market St., 26th Floor San Francisco, CA  94105

Cal-Asia, the US Commercial Service office San Francisco and Chinese Enterprise association are pleased to sponsor this timely discussion on the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone.  


Specifically: What does it offer California businesses? How can your firm benefit? What is impact on finance? trade? logistics? currency conversion?


This pioneering FTZ is sparking widespread interest in China and many cities have applied to form their own FTZ in the same model  Why is this important to your firm??  Come to learn more.


Speakers (list in formation):

  • Vivien Wang, Partner, International & Tax Chinese Services Group, Deloitte Tax LLP   
  • Hon. Xiang Xia, Commercial Counselor, Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China (SF)
  • Sammy Zhang, Secretary General, Chinese Enterprise Association (CEA)
  • Edward S. Grenville, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. (Moderator)

Registration:$15 for members; $30 for non-members registered on line.  Registration required by 2:30 p.m., 2/18.
Click to register


Tel: (415) 986-8808(415) 986-8808(415) 986-8808(415) 986-8808



Sponsored by California-Asia Business Council, US Commercial Service SF, Chinese Enterprise Association. Hosted by Dentons

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