Zhoushan Archipelago New Area

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Zhoushan Archipelago New Area
舟山群岛新区
State-level new area
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture Zhoushan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Zhoushan Archipelago New Area (simplified Chinese: 舟山群岛新区; traditional Chinese: 舟山群島新區; pinyin: Zhōushān Qúndǎo Xīnqū) is the newly established state-level new area (special economic and political administration zone) under the direct control of Zhoushan Municipal Government on 7 July 2011. Zhoushan Archipelago New Area was approved by the State Council of China's Central Government as the fourth state-level new area (followed by Pudong of Shanghai, Binhai of Tianjin, an Liangjiang of Chongqing), which is also the second state-level new development area in East China.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wang, Shen. "China approves Zhoushan Archipelago New Area to promote oceanic economy". Xinhua. Retrieved 22 January 2014.