Free trade port areas will be set up within the bonded zones of Yangshan Port and Shanghai Pudong International Airport as part of efforts to deepen reforms of The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone.
Shanghai, home to regional headquarters of 580 multinational corporations, has seen more local companies expand overseas since its pilot free trade zone (FTZ) was launched in 2013.
A national disaster life support (NDLS) training base, the first of its kind in China, was recently inaugurated at Shanghai University of Medicine & Health Sciences in the city's Zhangjiang area.
Shanghai is considering building a new business aviation airport to meet the rising demand for business jets in the city.
Shanghai's Zhangjiang Science City intends to attach greater importance to its ecological environment.
The Shanghai Zhangjiang Biomedical Service Alliance recently announced its opening with the stated aim of strengthening the competitiveness of R&D and related services in local biomedicine sector.
A woman from the Philippines became the first person to receive a residence permit designed for foreigners providing housekeeping service in Shanghai's Pudong district.
A fund for assisting the medical treatment of patients with rare disease was initiated in Shanghai Sunday.