Nowhere is the positive impact of such policies more evident than in Shenzhen, the poster city of New China in the southern Guangdong province.
The overseas direct investment by Shenzhen, Guangdong province, ranked second among mainland cities in the first half of this year.
Imports and exports in South China's Guangdong province have witnessed signs of growth since February, when many foreign trade companies have resumed production.
The People's Government of Guangdong Province recently released a document to further optimize the business environment at the province's ports
Home to ports crucial to the construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong province, endeavors to be a driving force for trade and bilateral ties with countries and regions related to the Belt and Road Initiative.
Guangdong displays great initiative in connecting with the international economy.
At the end of 2014, the State Council approved plans to set up the Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) spanning over four areas--Nansha in Guangzhou, Qianhai and Shekou in Shenzhen and Hengqin in Zhuhai.
Guangdong is located at the southernmost end of China's mainland, close to the South China Sea and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions.