An aerial view of the Lok Ma Chau border bridge (right) seen from Futian district in Shenzhen, with Lo Wu in the background. Hong Kong and Shenzhen have signed a deal to jointly develop the Lok Ma Cha­u Loop into an innovation and technology park. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong’s future lies beyond the Greater Bay Area, though it’s not what the government would have us believe

Philip Bowring says instead of hanging onto the coattails of tech leader Shenzhen, Hong Kong needs a clear-eyed look at its competitive advantages and should set about removing the obstacles that impede their development

Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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An aerial view of the Lok Ma Chau border bridge (right) seen from Futian district in Shenzhen, with Lo Wu in the background. Hong Kong and Shenzhen have signed a deal to jointly develop the Lok Ma Cha­u Loop into an innovation and technology park. Photo: Roy Issa
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