Shenzhen is one of 11 cities included in the Greater Bay Area project. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong diplomats visit China’s Greater Bay Area as Pearl River Delta seeks new image

  • The trip, organised and financed by the Chinese government, came at a time when the Pearl River Delta is stepping its process of transforming
  • The Greater Bay Area, which includes Hong Kong, Macau and nine mainland Chinese cities, is aimed at creating China’s answer to New York Bay or Tokyo Bay
Topic |   China economy

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Shenzhen is one of 11 cities included in the Greater Bay Area project. Photo: Roy Issa
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The long-anticipated document confirmed that Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen and Guangzhou would be the four key cities of the Greater Bay Area and the core engines for regional development. Photo: AFP

Greater Bay Area plan receives mixed reaction in Guangdong province, still work to do for Beijing

  • Hi-tech manufacturers, property speculators and market investors who stand to gain support the plan for China’s rival to Silicon Valley and the Tokyo Bay Area
  • Export traders and low-tech manufacturers see Beijing’s grand plan as doing little to help their struggle to survive, with fears it could actually increase costs
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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The long-anticipated document confirmed that Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen and Guangzhou would be the four key cities of the Greater Bay Area and the core engines for regional development. Photo: AFP
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