Shenzhen’s gross domestic product rose by 7.5 per cent in 2018 to about US$352.7 billion. Photo: Roy Issa

China’s tech hub Shenzhen misses growth target but leapfrogs Hong Kong into Asia’s top 5, mayor says

  • Gross domestic product up 7.5 per cent in 2018 to US$350 billion, mayor Chen Rugui says
  • But claim city’s economy now among Asia’s biggest may be premature as Hong Kong has yet to show its hand
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Shenzhen’s gross domestic product rose by 7.5 per cent in 2018 to about US$352.7 billion. Photo: Roy Issa
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He Huifeng

He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.