Shenzhen, a city on the South China Sea coast, is a hub on the Maritime Silk Road. It neighbors Hong Kong. Occupying an area of 1,953 square kilometers, the city has a subtropical marine climate with plenty of rain and sunshine and is rich in tropical fruit.
The year of 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. It has been a journey not without difficulty yet has led us towards a brilliant future.
Shenzhen is a city of miracles. Within 40 years, the people of Shenzhen, through their intelligence and diligence, have turned a fishing village of but a few thousand into a livable and fully functional international metropolis of millions of people.
Shenzhen is a city of innovation. Providing a promising land for entrepreneurs and makers, it is now home to a number of renowned and competitive transnational and international enterprises such as Huawei, ZTE, Tencent, Ping An, China Merchants, BYD, BGI Group, and DJI, to name but a few. Shenzhen is the first National Demonstration City for Innovation in China and is building the National Sustainable Development Agenda Demonstration Zone and creating an internationally competitive city of innovation. As a rising innovation center in the global arena, Shenzhen pools a large number of high-tech talents and skillful labour.