Pilot Free Trade Zone on Monday expanded to include the city's commercial and financial center Lujiazui and two other districts.
Entrepreneurs attending the Forum on Sunday believed that investment in Chinese startups was based on reality and was not overheated.
China's "Belt and Road" initiative is expected to promote free trade agreement negotiations with countries along the routes.
China became the biggest investing country in Germany in 2014 with a record number of investment projects.
While number of international students in China has increased, fewer are choosing to study to Beijing.
Family planning officials say they're anticipating an extra million births in China this year under the loosened family planning policies.