Hong Kong and Shenzhen are seen as “core engines” to power tech start-ups, cross-border trade, investment and financing in the bay area. Photo: Martin Chan
Hong Kong and Shenzhen are seen as “core engines” to power tech start-ups, cross-border trade, investment and financing in the bay area. Photo: Martin Chan

Greater Bay Area: can China ‘integrate’ Hong Kong into its southern economic powerhouse?

  • Beijing’s plan to develop a vast tech-driven hub across 11 cities calls for financial, technological and cultural integration as well as policy alignment
  • Some Hongkongers are trying their luck on the mainland and excited about the opportunities, but for others the idea of integration is ‘unconvincing’

Hong Kong and Shenzhen are seen as “core engines” to power tech start-ups, cross-border trade, investment and financing in the bay area. Photo: Martin Chan
Hong Kong and Shenzhen are seen as “core engines” to power tech start-ups, cross-border trade, investment and financing in the bay area. Photo: Martin Chan
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