China News Agency Haikou, June 12 (Reporter Yang Xu Yin Haiming) Zero tariffs, customs clearance operations, free trade and investment convenience... "Overall Plan for the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port" (hereinafter referred to as "Overall Plan") announced on June 1 Since then, these "keywords" have quickly become a hot topic in various circles of the society; at the same time, the market has received enthusiastic response, the Hainan Global Investment Service Hotline has continued to ring, and merchants from more than 20 countries and regions around the world have called to consult related policies and investment matters.
In fact, since General Secretary Xi Jinping announced the establishment of a free trade zone in Hainan two years ago and explored a major reform and opening-up initiative to explore the establishment of a free trade port with Chinese characteristics, the “heat” in Hainan has continued to heat up: institutional innovation, improved business environment, and investment attraction Projects, etc. At the same time, we are intensively planning the construction plan for a free trade port with Chinese characteristics...
While "hot", "calm thinking" has always been accompanied. Officials, experts and scholars generally believe that for Hainan, which has a relatively weak development foundation, the construction of a free trade port is a once-in-a-lifetime historical development opportunity and a new and huge challenge.
Liu Cigui, Secretary of the Hainan Provincial Party Committee, reminded the person in charge of "all aspects" at the 8th Plenary Session of the 7th CPC Hainan Provincial Party Committee on the 11th: Hainan is standing at a new historical starting point and is opening a new chapter of development, but at the same time, we must also see Since Hainan has a weak foundation, we must keep a clear head.
This meeting was the "starting meeting" after the "Overall Plan" was announced to "promote Hainan's new journey towards a free trade port with Chinese characteristics".
Like high enthusiasm and confidence, pressure and responsibility have become high-frequency words that Hainan officials mentioned during the discussion.
As the capital city of the province, Haikou City has a special position in the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port, and the task is arduous. Haikou Mayor Ding Hui also confessed to "high pressure" while talking about development plans.
Many officials agree with Ding Hui. Some people said that Hainan had a lot of domestic experience to learn when establishing a special economic zone, and the construction of a free trade port is a "only child" in China. It needs to take the road that its predecessors have not traveled, and the responsibility and pressure are very great.
"The "Overall Plan" proposes to implement a positive list management for the imported goods consumed by the residents of the island, allowing the residents of the island to purchase tax-free The detailed rules come to an end." An official said that the "overall plan" has a very rich connotation. The outside world highly expects the implementation of the detailed rules and requires a lot of arduous work.
Officials also admitted that many of the new contents involved in the "Overall Plan" have not been touched before, and some policies have not been fully understood. To a certain extent, there is "skill panic", and it is urgent to strengthen "internal power."
Many city and county party committee secretaries and city heads are thinking about how to make the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port benefit the vast number of rural agriculture and farmers.
The tests and challenges are also reflected in risk prevention and control.
"The customs closure operation will be an important sign of the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, and it will also be a major test for Hainan." Zhang Yong, a contracted expert of the Hainan Academy of Social Sciences and Dean of the Silk Road Research Institute (Haikou), said in an interview a few days ago that he wanted to In order to achieve customs clearance operations, it is necessary to arrange risk prevention and control properly.
In this regard, Hainan Province has a clear understanding. Liu Cigui revealed in Beijing a few days ago that Hainan attaches great importance to the risk prevention and control of the construction of a free trade port, and has concluded that there are more than 100 risk points in 13 categories. He made it clear that the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port does not allow endangering national security, ideological damage to the socialist system, smuggling through trade in goods, gambling and drug abuse, and destruction of Hainan’s good ecological environment. Corruption is not allowed during the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port.
The 8th Plenary Session of the 7th CPC Hainan Provincial Committee adopted the "Decision of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee on Implementation (Overall Plan for the Construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port)" to make a package arrangement on how Hainan promotes the construction of a free trade port, coordinating the top-level design and Hierarchical butt, fully drawing the "construction drawing". Among them, "promoting high-level opening up and establishing a new open economic system", "putting system integration and innovation in a prominent position and breaking down institutional and institutional barriers", "promoting market-oriented reforms, creating a legalized, internationalized, and convenient business environment Contents such as "reveal all show the firm determination and confidence to build a new highland of China's reform and opening up, and to implement the promise of "China's opening will only open wider and wider." (Finish)