"s National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the "new third board," has seen a turnover of 13.26 billion yuan (about 2.05 billion U.S. dollars) so far this year.
From Feb. 1 to Feb. 5, its turnover reached about 2.55 billion yuan.
Launched in 2013, the NEEQ intends to offer small and medium-sized enterprises a new financing channel with low costs and simple listing procedures.
China has outlined a series of reforms to better orient the NEEQ to the needs and features of small enterprises, and support the quality growth of the real economy.
The NEEQ saw a turnover of about 129.46 billion yuan in 2020, a significant increase from the 2019 figure of over 80 billion yuan.
As of Friday, 8,015 companies are listed on the NEEQ.