Shenzhen, known as China’s Silicon Valley, is not just home to several Chinese technology giants but is also the birthplace of most of the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area. Photo: Reuters
Christer Ljungwall
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Christer Ljungwall and Siyang Li

Hong Kong is not the only star of China’s Greater Bay Area. It must adapt or be left behind

  • The unique role Hong Kong has played for at least the past century is disappearing as mainland cities such as Shenzhen and Guangzhou emerge as leaders
  • Months of anti-government unrest in Hong Kong may lead Beijing to consciously weaken the city’s special position in China’s overall development plan, of which the Greater Bay Area is a key plank
Shenzhen, known as China’s Silicon Valley, is not just home to several Chinese technology giants but is also the birthplace of most of the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area. Photo: Reuters
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