Ⅰ.General Survey Of HaiKou Integrated Free Trade Zone
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone was set up with the approval of the State Council on December 22, 2008, just after the State Council’s sanctioning setting up Yangpu Bonded Harbor,another special economic zone of Hainan which is open at the most high level,has the most preferential
policies,the most complete functions,the most convenient procedures that customs supervises.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is the area specially supervised
by customs,which was approved by the State Council to set up at higher level of opening in the transition development of Haikou Free Trade Zone making position upgraded in adjustment.In October of 1992,Haikou Free trade Zone was approved by the State Council to be set up.After more than ten years of development,the area has already formed into four major industry groups with bio-pharmaceuticals,car making,electronic information and electromechanics processing as pillars in the area,making a positive contribution to driving the industrial structure adjustment of Haikou,promoting economic development of Haikou City and Hainan Province.But with the development of urban economy,in order to solve three big problems:the contradiction between the functional orientation of the area and urban development planning,separation of the harbour and the area,and insufficient development space.With the approvar of Haikou Municipil Government and Hainan Provincial Government and submiting to the State Council for sanction, the position of Haikou Free Trade Zone was adjusted to Hainan Old City Economic Development Zone and upgraded to the transition of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone. The establishment of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone will become another important platform of Hainan Province to make further expanded opening to the outside world and develop export-oriented economy.
The Integrated Free Trade Zone is supported by fictitious port,set up in the particular area,managed according to the management of harbor in bond;it is known as “bonded harbor of inland”.Its function includes the logistics of the storage,foreign trade,world purchase,distributing and providing and delivering,international transfer,after-sale service
, goods Show, exHarbourprocessing,researching and developing, making,
The site of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is selected in the Economic Development Zone of Old City of Hainan,located at the pearl Delta Economic Belt,in the Economic Circle of the North Gulf,in the front of ASEAN Free Trade Area,leaning against the large Southwest;it is apt to gather the factors of production;The area lies in the traffic line of the Maritime Economic Corridor of Indian Ocean and pacific Ocean,linking Taiwan,Hong Kong,Southeast Asia in the north and south,where is easy do develop processing trade with obvious position advantage. Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is 1.93 sp.km.,close to Macun Port,the national Harbourof Class 1 opening to the outside world in the north,realizing area linking with port;Relying on the provincial capital-Haikou in the east,
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone has many advantages of function,policy ang the abundant land resources of the Old City Economic Development Zone,the complete infrastructure and the industrial supporting each other,it is the best place for Chinese and foreign investors to develop logistics,exHarbourprocessing industry.
According to the functional demand of the Integrated Free Trade Zone, Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone,relying on the advantages of the provincial capital and Haikou city,has been approved to be a key city of the gradiently shifted national processing trade.It has been beveloping into a professional park of the light export-oriented processing industry , logistics industry with Hainan characteristics especially , supporting Hainan tourist industry , Aero-Space industry , products
exHarbourprocessing industry of the tropical high-efficient agriculture,
water(marine) products,forming an area of the highly open processing trade and the logistics service,taking Harbouras backing and operation.
The Administration Committee of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone, as the agency of the Haikou Municipil Government,will be equipped wity brand-new opening consciousness,operate according to the international practice,offer high-efficient,convenient services to Chinese and foreign investors making the investment in the area whole-heartedly.Welcome Chinese and foreign investors coming to make investigation,negotiation investment in the construction of the area,and discuss on the cooperation together,seeking for the developing road jointly.