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China Lists Restricted Investments for Free Trade Zones

Posted April 20, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Dow Jones Business News)

China on Monday unveiled its long-awaited list of restricted areas of investments for the nation's four free trade zones.

In a statement on China's main government website, the list included a total of 122 items, down slightly from the 139 that were put in place for the Shanghai Free Trade Area, which was opened in September 2013.

The new list largely maintained the right of authorities to curb investments that are already restricted in some form elsewhere in China, such as publishing, news, Internet content, films, auction houses as well as law practices, banking and asset management. Click here to read more.