The CMB Group actively responded to the national “One Belt and One Road” and state-owned enterprise “going out” strategic policy. It has successively established subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Cambodia, and actively participated in international competition, making new breakthroughs in business development.
In 2013, CDC with the world's third-largest cruise company Star Cruises signed a cooperation agreement to open a duty-free shop on its cruise ship, taking an important step towards the international cruise market. In the same year, China Duty Free Group (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. (Cambodia) was established and opened three duty-free shops in Siem Reap, Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh in Cambodia, completing the overall layout of the Cambodian tourism retail market. . In April 2017, CMB Group successfully won the bid for the duty-free tobacco and alcohol label of Hong Kong Airport. The duty-free shop has a business area of approximately 3,400 square meters, bringing a new shopping experience to Hong Kong International Airport passengers. In April 2018, the joint venture between Zhongzheng Group and King Power Group (Hong Kong) subsidiary King Power Macau (KPM) successfully obtained a five-year tax-free operation license from Macau International Airport. In June 2018, CMB Group successfully obtained the duty-free operation of the Costa Cruises and opened a new chapter in the cruise-free business.