The planned zone would span across 16 countries of the Asia-Pacific that currently account for a third of global trade and economic output, making it the biggest free trade area outside the World Trade Organization.


Sino-Panel (Beihai), Sino-Forest's subsidiary in Guangxi province, southwest China, is planned for this giant free trade zone.

$82 million has been invested in the buildings and other facilities on the 82 mu land in the Beihai Beihai Export Processing Zone, now it is put on sale for only $25 million, at a time the land is getting heated up.