Chinanews.com Yantai, April 9th, title: Free trade zone Yantai area explores a high-level opening to the outside world

Chinanews reporter Yang Bing and Wang Jiaoni

Shandong Free Trade Trial The establishment of Yantai District (hereinafter referred to as Yantai District) is another important opening opportunity that Yantai City has ushered in since it was approved as China's first batch of coastal open cities in 1984. Since its establishment, the Yantai area has completed two articles on "Japan-South Korea Cooperation" and "Operating the Ocean", and has opened up to the outside world at a high level.

Yantai City is adjacent to Japan and South Korea. The Yantai area is the only area in China where the China-Korea Industrial Park is superimposed on the Free Trade Pilot Zone, and it is also the area closest to South Korea.

The Yantai area has established two major economic and cultural exchange centers in China, Japan and China and South Korea. Innovative measures such as "transnational approval", "transnational charter flights" and "transnational research and development of test vehicles" have been launched. A batch of "first" projects, such as the country's first wholly-owned Korean-funded vocational skills training institution and a science and technology incubation base, have successively settled.

Through the "China, Japan and South Korea cross-border approval", the government services will be extended to Japan and South Korea, so that investment operators can quickly apply for business licenses and operating permits for enterprises in the Yantai area without going abroad. During the epidemic, through “transnational chartered flights”, foreign management, R&D, and technical personnel were conveniently returned to work to help Korean-funded enterprises in the area resume work and production.

Chen Jun, deputy director of the management committee of the Yantai area of ​​the Shandong Pilot Free Trade Zone, said that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, the Yantai area will fully upgrade Japan-South Korea cooperation, relying on the construction of China-Korea Industrial Park and China-Japan Industrial Park , Take the lead in implementing the negative list of cross-border service trade in the pilot free trade zone, continue to introduce projects in the fields of medical beauty, culture and entertainment, and modern logistics, connect with Japan and South Korea's high-quality R&D resources and high-tech, and develop the 8K+5G ultra-high-definition industry.

At the same time, the Yantai area will expand the cross-border use of renminbi in investment and trade in Japan and South Korea, encourage well-known Japanese and South Korean companies and consortia to set up branches, and build a pilot zone for financial cooperation between China, Japan and South Korea.

The Yantai area has built two major economic and cultural exchange centers in China, Japan and China and South Korea. Photo courtesy of the Management Committee of Yantai Free Trade Zone

Yantai has a large sea area, long coastline, rich marine resources, and a solid marine industry foundation. High-quality development of the marine economy is also one of the important features of Yantai.

The Yantai area has built a marine economic innovation center with high standards, and has established a marine emerging industry cultivation model of "headquarters base + incubator accelerator + professional park", and has successively settled in the domestic largest foreign-funded circulating water salmon farming and economic sea Fisheries "Hundred Box Project" and other projects.

After the completion of the Norwegian Ocean Ranch project, it will become the country’s largest salmon production, trading and processing center, and will drive 10,000-ton feed factories, food processing plants, high-quality fish oil, high-end pet feed, etc. upstream and downstream Coordinated development of industries.

At the same time, the Yantai area pioneered the country’s first "ecological chain" conservation model for marine biological resources, and introduced regulations on the proliferation and release of fishery resources, effectively solving the financing problem of marine ranches.

It is reported that facing the "14th Five-Year Plan", the Yantai area will give full play to the basic advantages of offshore engineering equipment, cultivate offshore engineering equipment such as "oil-to-fishing", "oil-to-cultural tourism" and other new business formats, and at the same time expand marine new Space, explore the standardization of real estate registration for sea area use rights, and promote the rational development and utilization of marine space. (End)