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Huzhou rolls out new measures to optimize business climate

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: April 13, 2021 L M S


Huzhou Civic Service Center in East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: hz66.com]

Huzhou in East China's Zhejiang province recently rolled out 30 measures to optimize its business climate.

The city will continue to facilitate the digitalization of administrative services. By the end of this year, it aims to ensure that more than 85 percent of government service items are accessible online.

Efforts shall also be made to simplify the examination and approval process for business-related services, including business registration, cancellation, as well as the availability of resources like water, electricity, gas, and financing tools.

In addition, the city will launch a campaign to phase out enterprises with low capacity or poor benefits and promote efficient allocation of land. In 2021, more than 1,000 enterprises with poor benefits below the designated size in the city will be eliminated.

Authorities will also formulate laws and regulations to improve the business environment by abolishing administrative monopolies.

The city is set to strengthen the construction of a social credit system and strive to become a demonstration city in that regard.

It will develop a mechanism to ensure that the preferential policies promised by the local government are able to be redeemed at a faster pace.