China News Service, Guangzhou, January 26th (Wang Jian and Luo Ruixian) The reporter learned from the Guangzhou Nansha District Government on the 26th that the "Nansha Free Trade Zone to carry out a high-level opening of cross-border trade and investment pilot financial policy seminar" was held in Guangzhou on the 25th. , Business experts from the People's Bank of China Guangzhou Branch interpret the pilot policy of high-level opening up of cross-border trade and investment in detail, so that market players and financial institutions can quickly understand the content of the policy and better promote the implementation of the pilot policy of high-level opening of cross-border trade and investment foreign exchange management reform Nansha.

  It is understood that the Nansha New Area of ​​the Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone will be approved by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange in early 2022 to carry out a pilot program of high-level opening up of cross-border trade and investment.

  Lu Yixian, member of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of the Nansha District Party Committee, said that Nansha's approval to carry out a high-level opening-up pilot program for cross-border trade and investment is another national-level financial innovation and opening-up policy that has been ushered in after the "15 Financial Reforms in Nansha New Area". Injecting strong impetus into the financial innovation and development of Nansha and the Greater Bay Area.

  According to the Nansha District Government, with the support of the People's Bank of China and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Nansha took the lead in launching a pilot program of high-level opening of cross-border trade and investment. The mission also contains a major opportunity to build a new system of open economy. Nansha will take the opportunity of high-standard implementation of the pilot program to make greater efforts to promote financial services to the real economy, advance reform and opening up from a higher starting point, and make every effort to create an interconnected bay area and a world-oriented economy. High-level development of open platforms to better serve and integrate into the new development pattern.

  At the briefing session, a policy interpretation session was also held, and the staff of relevant departments introduced the relevant situation of the "Implementation Rules for the Pilot Reform of the High-level Opening Foreign Exchange Management Reform of Cross-border Trade and Investment in the Nansha New Area of ​​Guangzhou, China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone".

In terms of capital account reform, we will expand the cross-border investment and financing channels for enterprises, support small, medium and micro high-tech enterprises to independently borrow external debt within a certain amount, and carry out pilot projects for qualified foreign limited partners (QFLP) and qualified domestic limited partners (QDLP). Open up cross-border asset transfer business, and carry out pilot projects of integrated domestic and foreign currency capital pools for multinational companies.

  At the same time, Nansha will improve the level of facilitation of cross-border investment and financing. Domestic reinvestment of foreign-invested enterprises will be exempted from registration. Eligible non-financial enterprises’ foreign exchange registration for capital projects will be directly handled by banks, expanding the use of capital project income funds.

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