The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: BloombergThe list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg
The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg

Shenzhen takes economic top spot – again – but Hong Kong is more liveable, study finds

  • Chinese think tank puts the southern mainland city ahead of its neighbour on its competitiveness list for a fifth straight year
  • But Hong Kong’s development is the most sustainable and its business environment better than more than 290 others surveyed, researchers say

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The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: BloombergThe list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg
The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg
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