The southern coastal city of Shenzhen, in Guangdong province, is China's hi-tech capital and home to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups. Photo: Shutterstock

Trade war is spurring China’s hi-tech innovators into overdrive

  • Trump’s campaign to contain China’s rise has galvanised its hi-tech sector to accelerate design and invention
Topic |   China technology

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The southern coastal city of Shenzhen, in Guangdong province, is China's hi-tech capital and home to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups. Photo: Shutterstock
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The night market is full of second-hand electronic devices such as radios and dumbphones. Photo : SCMP

A ‘ghost market’ hangs on in the shadow of Shenzhen’s hi-tech ambitions

  • This is part of an occasional series on tech in Shenzhen, the city that has been called “China’s Silicon Valley”
  • The night market takes place after dark in Huaqiangbei, the world’s biggest electronics wholesale district
Topic |   Shenzhen

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The night market is full of second-hand electronic devices such as radios and dumbphones. Photo : SCMP
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