Guidelines for Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone
Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone will be built as a core functional zone for Shanghai’s international financial, high-level services, shipping, as well as global trade centers.
(1) Shanghai international financial center
Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone would enhance its financial markets system, support product innovations and business development, advance opening-up, improve back-up service system to build the center by 2020.
(2) Shanghai international shipping center
During the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15), Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone would transform global shipping from Europe to Asia and improve the stock and quality of the shipping sector’s high-level services, including financing, maritime insurance, maritime arbitration, shipping transactions, shipping consultation and shipping organization.
(3) Shanghai international trade center
Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone plans to develop offshore trade, build commodity markets, upgrade traditional commercial service industry with information technology and enhance commerce and trade in the zone.