Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg
Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg
Peter Wong
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Peter Wong

How Asean can grab the opportunities offered by the Greater Bay Area

  • As more Greater Bay Area companies look to offshore production, Asean can boost its workforce training and infrastructure to make the region more attractive
  • Meanwhile, Asean companies can learn from Greater Bay Area innovations and sell to the region’s fast-growing middle class

Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg
Technicians test robots in a E-Deodar Robot Equipment Co factory in Foshan, a part of the Greater Bay Area, on February 28, 2017. The Greater Bay Area is where the future of finance and technology is being written and start-ups in the Asean region can learn from its experiences. Photo: Bloomberg
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Peter Wong

Peter Wong

Peter Wong is the deputy chairman and chief executive of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation