The "Greater Bay Area" refers to the Chinese government's scheme to link the cities of Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing into an integrated economic and business hub.
Fast-changing Saudi Arabia is eager for foreign capital, including from Hong Kong. The city should now reach out to its citizens in the Middle East who have the connections and know-how to build trust and spur investments.
Authorities in mainland China and the city are smoothing the way for a scheme to allow more private cars into the rest of Guangdong province.
As a leading international financial hub, the city has an important e-CNY role to play when it comes to global trade and business.
Trip by Hong Kong officials and lawmakers to mainland China’s Greater Bay Area illustrated the benefits of cross-border cooperation and development.
Collaboration between Hong Kong and mainland China on flight training programmes aims to address manpower shortage.
Futian district is offering semiconductor companies up to 60 per cent off of rent and research and development subsidies in China’s pursuit of chip self-sufficiency.
A development in Foshan offers two-bedroom units to Hong Kong buyers for as little as US$124,000 amid growing cross-border Traffic on the high-speed railway from West Kowloon.
Alibaba Cloud founder Wang Jian tells Hong Kong to ‘think outside the box’ and embrace uncertainty to unleash tech potential.
Shenzhen will build a digital platform to coordinate the deployment and use of computing resources for artificial intelligence projects in the city.
HSBC, Hong Kong’s biggest lender, will upsize its lending scheme tailored for start-ups to US$3 billion as it expands its support to technology and new economy companies in the Greater Bay Area after surfeit of deposits from clients of its newly acquired tech-focused banking unit.
Hengqin, Nansha, and Qianhai, three special economic zones in the Greater Bay Area, are accelerating their roll-out of preferential tax systems, legal frameworks and streamlined application procedures to encourage more foreign funds to invest, a conference heard.
More than 50 academics and business leaders with extensive experience of China lined up for new group.
Authorities have fixed quota of 200 cars per day in first week and 300 daily in second to ensure smooth start.
Micro Connect, an investment platform co-founded by Charles Li, the former boss of Hong Kong’s stock exchange is helping China’s small businesses raise funds from foreign capital. Here’s how it works.
Mainland China boosts capacity to inspect vehicles of Hong Kong drivers wanting to travel to Guangdong.
The demand for accounting professionals in mainland China has been steadily rising over the past few years, and is only expected to increase with the development of the Greater Bay Area, say industry experts.
The number of arbitration cases handled in Hong Kong reached 344 last year, an increase of 24 per cent from 2021. The city ranked third worldwide as the most preferred location for resolving disputes after London and Singapore.
Looking to add to existing tourism and agricultural ties, Thailand is keen to explore the idea of joining hands with China in tapping new energy and digital markets in Southeast Asia.
The Greater Bay Area is expected to continue to lead the way in meeting China’s demand for capital to fund its decarbonisation push, facilitating up to US$28.29 trillion in financing.
As China’s Shenzhen looks to strengthen its economic foothold in the Greater Bay Area, Bao’an International Airport claims bragging rights as the world’s most beautiful airport, despite far fewer passengers than in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong and Guangdong are deepening cooperation to enhance high-quality development of the Greater Bay Area. The two sides have announced a slew of business and trade activities to drive growth.
Chief executive says such same-day missions will do away with need to assign acting officials while increasing efficiency.
He Xiangjan said his eponymous fund ‘will help more scientists focus on their work and attract more youngsters to take part in technological advancement and innovation in the country’.
Discounts of as much as 28 per cent at a project located an hour’s drive from the city centre of Shenzhen are described by local housing authority staff as market-led behaviour, according to Chinese media.
Diplomats have raised questions about how the Greater Bay Area’s technological aspirations will play out on Hengqin island, which has been tasked with helping Macau diversify its economy away from a heavy reliance on casinos.
City leader will be flanked by top officials and representatives from finance, technology and professional services on one-week trip, sources say.
Chief Executive John Lee also urges teachers to deepen students’ understanding of diplomacy and national development.
The combined GDP of the 11 cities in the Greater Bay Area was close to US$2 trillion in 2022, up 25 per cent from US$1.65 trillion in 2019, Hong Kong’s finance chief says.
Hospital Authority chairman Henry Fan says 32 out of 139 recipients have already signed contracts.
Hong Kong International Airport’s logistics park in mainland China to handle 1 million tonnes of cargo per year by 2025.
With Hong Kong set to face a shortage of over 60,000 residences for the elderly by 2032, the government needs to create enough accommodation to defuse the ‘huge social problem’, according to JLL’s Wendy Chan.