SZ makes breakthrough in IPR protection

SHENZHEN ranked first among 156 sub-provincial and prefecture-level cities in China in the performance appraisal of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in 2019, according to the results published by the National Intellectual Property Administration. The city occupied the first place in terms of patent applications, patent authorization, growth rate of patent authorization, maintenance rate of…

SZ boasts 308 listed firms

THE number of A-share listed companies in Shenzhen had reached 308 as of June 10, once again surpassing Shanghai, which recorded a total of 307 publicly traded companies, Shenzhen Economic Daily yesterday. Since the beginning of this year, there have been 11 Shenzhen companies and only five Shanghai companies listed in the A-share market —…

City’s health care reform model wins national award

THE Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission won the special contribution award of the CHIP Awards for building an integrated, efficient and quality health care system at the 2020 China Health Care Innovation Summit in Shanghai on Saturday. The CHIP Awards, billed as the Oscars in China’s health care sector, aim to recognize and reward innovation related…

Xiaomi to set up international headquarters in SZ 小米集团国际总部落户深圳

XIAOMI Corp., a Chinese tech giant producing smartphones and smart hardware, will set up its international headquarters in Shenzhen, according to an agreement it signed with the Shenzhen Municipal Government yesterday. The company will invest 7.76 billion yuan (US$1.11 billion) to construct its headquarters office at Houhai Finance and Business Headquarters Base in Nanshan District,…

Amendment to IPR protection regulations passed 深圳知识产权保护再升级

SHENZHEN will tighten its punishment for intentional infringement of intellectual property rights (IPR) and has clarified six categories of serious cases of intentional intellectual property infringement, Shenzhen Economic Daily reported yesterday. The amendment to the city’s IPR protection regulations was adopted at the 42nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Sixth Shenzhen Municipal People’s…

Customs facilitates cross-border e-commerce

The total import and export volume in Qianhaiwan Free Trade Port Area reached 9.02 billion yuan (US$1.27 billion) in the first five months of this year, up 170 percent from the same period last year, figures from Shenzhen Customs showed. The robust growth in international trade was the result of a number of cross-border e-commerce…

Shenzhen ranks 3rd in business environment

SHENZHEN is ranked third in urban business environment among Chinese cities in 2019, following Beijing and Shanghai, according to a report released by State media China Central Television (CCTV) yesterday. As for the remaining top 10, Shenzhen is followed by Guangzhou, Chongqing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Tianjin and Ningbo. The CCTV report took the international and…

The 18th CIEP-The Overseas Chinese Returnees Career Online Fair

Date:1st July 2020-November 2020 Form:Online 2000+ employers; 1000+ job opportunities Introduction The 18th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals is organized by: Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs P.R.China), People’s Government of SZ Municipality.  The 9th Overseas Chinese Returnees Career Online Fair undertaken by Shenzhen…