Guangming District celebrated 3rd anniversary

GUANGMING District celebrated its third anniversary on September 19. The district was given the historical mission of building “a world-class science city and the northern center of Shenzhen” when it was established in 2018. A bird’s-eye view of Guangming District. Open, innovative areaGuangming is located at an important site in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay…

Silicon Valley entrepreneur pursues a career in GBA

A STROLL in places like Shekou Net Valley, one of Shenzhen’s many industrial parks incubating high-tech startups, often gives a glimpse into the hottest tech trends. It may also lead to an informative talk with an aspiring entrepreneur like Raj Oswal. 坐落在前海蛇口自贸区内的蛇口网谷,是深圳众多的科技产业基地之一。来这里转一转,可以让人迅速了解科技发展的新趋势,幸运的话,还可以遇到老罗这样的外国创业者,听他谈谈科技、聊聊梦想。 Sent to Shenzhen in April 2019 by Gupshup, a San Francisco-headquartered company, the…

Mayor vows to elevate SZ-HK cooperation in Qianhai

SHENZHEN will marshal full resources of the city to widen Qianhai’s opening up and take the cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong to a new level, said Shenzhen Mayor Qin Weizhong via video link at a news conference held by the State Council Information Office recently in Beijing. The news conference was held days after…

Shenzhen innovative measures recommended nationwide

CHINA’S top economic planner has called for cities nationwide to borrow a page from Shenzhen in terms of its innovative measures and experience. In a notice released yesterday, the National Development and Reform Commission listed a total of 47 measures and practices in five aspects that have been employed by Shenzhen since the 18th National…

City unveils action plan to boost consumer spending

SHENZHEN has unveiled a three-year action plan to stimulate consumer spending in its latest effort to build itself into an international consumer spending center. The plan for 2021-23, released in the latest city government gazette, aims at improving the city’s consumption environment and product quality, increasing the supply of high-quality services, promoting new forms of…

Shenzhen tops China’s nighttime consumer spending

SHENZHEN has become the city with the most dynamic nighttime business activities in China, according to the statistics on nighttime consumer spending from Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, Shenzhen Economic Daily reported recently. Data from JD Daojia, JD.com’s on-demand retail platform, showed that during the platform’s summer promotion, the top 10 Chinese cities with the liveliest…

China’s H1 foreign trade hits record high

CHINA’S foreign trade in the first half of the year (H1) posted the best performance in history, underpinned by the country’s sustainable economic recovery and strong global demand. The country’s foreign trade rose 27.1 percent year on year to 18.07 trillion yuan (US$2.79 trillion) in the first six months, data from the Administration of Customs…

2,400 foreign-funded firms set up in SZ in first 5 months

MORE than 2,400 foreign-invested companies were set up in Shenzhen in the first five months this year, attracting more than US$12.4 billion of contractual foreign investment, quoting the municipal commerce bureau. The city’s actual use of foreign capital exceeded US$3.1 billion from January to May this year, an increase of 26 percent year on year.…

SZ’s foreign trade up 22.3% in first 5 months

THE city’s foreign trade between January and May reached 1.32 trillion yuan (US$204.08 billion), up 22.3 percent year on year, statistics from Shenzhen Customs showed. Exports reached 708.45 billion yuan, up 23.1 percent, and imports reached 612.8 billion yuan, up 21.4 percent. This was highlighted by general trade growth, which kept rising for seven straight months…

Guangdong, HK to deepen comprehensive cooperation

Officials of the Guangdong and Hong Kong governments signed a number of agreements on cooperation in various fields at the 22th Plenary of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Cooperation Joint Conference on May 14. According to the joint conference, Guangdong and Hong Kong will strengthen cooperation in five aspects, i.e. taking continuous epidemic prevention and control measures to promote the…