Shenzhen most attractive city for talent in 2020

An aerial photo taken on Aug 13, 2020 shows a view of Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province. Shenzhen, a first-tier city in South China’s Guangdong province,has become the most attractive city for talent this year, followed by Hangzhou and Shanghai, 21st Century Business Herald reported citing the latest report from Maimai, a social networking app…

Sustained growth boosts global outlook

“China’s efforts to stimulate economic growth in 2021, including an expected stronger momentum in foreign trade, will continue contributing to global economic recovery and help stabilize global industrial chains amid the lingering fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials and experts said.” The comments came as the world’s second-largest economy is forecast to see around 2…

Shenzhen Customs cuts clearance time by 80%

SHENZHEN Customs has further shortened clearance time by around 80 percent this year by introducing a raft of new measures to further promote trade facilitation and improve the business environment of the city as a port, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported. As of November, the clearance time for imports had decreased by 78.09 percent to…

Main structures of Science City startup area topped off

THE main structures of the Guangming Science City startup area were completed Saturday, Shenzhen Economic Daily reported. With a total construction area of 231,212 square meters, the project in the startup area of Guangming Science City is located in the northeast part of Guangming District. The core buildings are two major scientific facilities in the…

24 SZ enterprises among China’s top 500

A TOTAL of 24 Shenzhen enterprises are listed in China’s Top 500 Companies in 2020, which demonstrates the city’s strengths in high technology, Internet, finance and advanced manufacturing. Local companies on the list include Ping An, Huawei, Amer, Evergrande, China Merchants Bank, Tencent and Vanke. High-tech giant Huawei ranks 11th and Tencent takes 52nd place.…

Law service office for expats opens in Shekou

SHEKOU Foreign Legal Assistance Center, said to be the first public legal service platform for expatriates in Guangdong Province, opened in Shekou, Nanshan District, on Thursday. The center, managed by the Shekou Subdistrict Office and Shenzhen Municipal Justice Bureau, will offer nonprofit legal consultation, legal aid, notarization, and tax and visa consultation services to expatriates…

City OK’d for building national strength in transportation

SHENZHEN has been approved by the Ministry of Transport as a pilot city in the country’s drive to build national strength in transportation. According to an official document published on the official website of the ministry Wednesday, Shenzhen has been given the go-ahead to pilot constructions of ahigh-quality innovative international air transportation hub, metropolitan railways…

Shenzhen sees over 90,000 foreign-invested enterprises

SHENZHEN — More than 90,000 foreign-invested enterprises have been set up in Shenzhen, one of the symbols of China’s reform and opening up, since the city issued the first business license for a foreign-funded company in 1981. According to the municipal government, Shenzhen has, by the end of July, licensed over 94,000 foreign direct investment…

City tops high-quality development list

SHENZHEN took the top spot in a ranking of 35 major cities in the country in terms of high-quality development, according to a Shenzhen Economic Daily report yesterday. The city also ranked first in three categories — comprehensive performance, coordinated development and green development, as per the 2020 Chinese Cities High-quality Development Report by the…

SZ makes breakthrough in IPR protection

SHENZHEN ranked first among 156 sub-provincial and prefecture-level cities in China in the performance appraisal of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in 2019, according to the results published by the National Intellectual Property Administration. The city occupied the first place in terms of patent applications, patent authorization, growth rate of patent authorization, maintenance rate of…