Shanghai is a tier 1 city located within Shanghai Municipality in East China.
In China's administrative hierarchy, Shanghai is classified as a municipality, meaning it has powers equivalent to a province.
The official name of Shanghai in simplified Chinese characters is 上海 (or in pinyin: Shànghǎi).
Since the establishment of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in 2013, the following sections within Shanghai have been designated as free trade zones:
The following high tech zones are located in Shanghai:
Shanghai is served by the following airports:
Opened in 1990, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (上海证券交易所) trades under the symbol SSE. Their official website is www.sse.com.cn.
The city of Shanghai's metro system commenced operation on 28 May 1993.
The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Shanghai:
Are you working with a company from Shanghai? Perform your due diligence with a China Checkup company verification report. Turnaround from 1 working day. Order online.
Learn more ❯
Perform your due diligence with a Company Verification Report
Order Online | 1-Day Turnaround
Protect My Business
Anhui ∙ Fujian ∙ Gansu ∙ Guangdong ∙ Guangxi ∙ Guizhou ∙ Hainan ∙ Hebei ∙ Heilongjiang ∙ Henan ∙ Hubei ∙ Hunan ∙ Inner Mongolia ∙ Jiangsu ∙ Jiangxi ∙ Jilin ∙ Liaoning ∙ Ningxia ∙ Qinghai ∙ Shaanxi ∙ Shandong ∙ Shanxi ∙ Sichuan ∙ Tibet ∙ Xinjiang ∙ Yunnan ∙ Zhejiang
including 4 Municipalities:
Beijing ∙ Chongqing ∙ Shanghai ∙ Tianjin
Additionally, 2 Special Administrative Regions:
Hong Kong ∙ Macau