A man in Hong Kong looks across Deep Bay towards Shenzhen, one of nine Guangdong cities included in the ‘Greater Bay Area’ project. Photo: AFP

China’s Silicon Valley rival ‘needs market reforms, not grand plans’

  • ‘Greater Bay Area’ project aims to transform Hong Kong, Macau and nine other southern Chinese cities into an innovation and technology powerhouse
  • But success will hinge on officials loosening the reins rather than rolling out abstract strategies, scholars say
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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A man in Hong Kong looks across Deep Bay towards Shenzhen, one of nine Guangdong cities included in the ‘Greater Bay Area’ project. Photo: AFP
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