The Department of Commerce and Investment Promotion of Liaocheng Economic and Technological Development Zone has thoroughly implemented the work arrangements of the Liaocheng Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, closely focused on the goal of "striving to be first-class and leading the way", actively responded to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, and coordinated the prevention and control of the epidemic. With the "two-handed approach" and "two correctness" of economic development, efforts have been made to "stabilize foreign trade" and achieved remarkable results.
In order to optimize and improve the business environment and help enterprises solve difficulties, the Development Zone actively promotes the construction of a comprehensive foreign trade service platform, and provides free customs declaration, inspection declaration, freight forwarding, financing, tax rebate, credit insurance, foreign exchange verification, tax rebate financing, and talent incubation for foreign trade enterprises. One-stop comprehensive foreign trade services such as intellectual property rights, foreign-related legal and foreign trade business, and cross-border e-commerce training have played an active role in expanding markets and securing orders for foreign trade enterprises in the region. Since its operation, the foreign trade comprehensive service platform has served more than 70 enterprises, and the enterprises have achieved a total import and export volume of 1.62 billion yuan.
In July 2021, the General Office of the State Council issued the "Opinions on Accelerating the Development of New Formats and New Models of Foreign Trade", proposing to support the development and growth of subdivision service platforms for foreign trade, "encourage foreign trade enterprises to build their own independent stations, and support professional station building platforms to optimize and improve service capabilities" . The development zone's foreign trade service platform deeply cultivates the vertical market, promotes foreign trade enterprises to build their own independent stations, and lays a solid foundation for the realization of brand globalization of products. At present, it has assisted Shandong Jinbaicheng Metal Materials Co., Ltd., Century Dongrun (Shandong) Import and Export Co., Ltd. and other enterprises to build independent stations.