The presence of representatives from renowned multinational companies, foreign consulates, and international chambers of commerce at the 2023 Shenzhen-Zhongshan Joint Investment Promotion Conference underscored the growing interest in the region’s potential. The event served as a platform for Bao’an district to highlight its development plan for the Jiuwei International Headquarters Area, an ambitious endeavor aimed at attracting Fortune Global 500 companies and capitalizing on the opportunities presented by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The significance of Shenzhen as a favorable destination for business expansion was emphasized by Aaron Finley, a director from Deloitte China. He expressed that many of Deloitte’s corporate clients have a strong desire to tap into the development prospects offered by Shenzhen. The establishment of the Jiuwei International Headquarters Area is expected to create additional avenues for these companies to expand their operations successfully.
Matin Schrei, the R&D director at Simetric Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd., recognized the Jiuwei International Headquarters Area’s strategic location and its potential to provide a conducive environment for multinational companies. With bright development prospects, this region offers a unique opportunity for companies to thrive and prosper.
Bao’an district’s impressive industrial landscape includes more than 50,000 manufacturing enterprises and over 5,000 industrial enterprises of significant size. Furthermore, it has successfully attracted over 7,000 foreign-funded companies, highlighting its appeal as a business destination.
Shang Huijie, senior vice president of Siemens Ltd. China, expressed confidence in the district’s manufacturing prowess, innovation capabilities, talent attraction, and the commitment to establish a global advanced manufacturing industry hub. Siemens’ decision to build an R&D and innovation center in Bao’an district demonstrates their belief in the area’s potential for growth and success.
Klaus Zenkel, vice president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and president of its south China branch, acknowledged the remarkable progress made by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. He expressed his belief in the bright prospects of Shenzhen’s development and affirmed that companies operating in the Greater Bay Area are poised to benefit from its continued advancement.
Overall, the conference served as a platform to showcase the attractiveness of the Jiuwei International Headquarters Area and Bao’an district to multinational corporations seeking opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The event highlighted the region’s potential, robust infrastructure, and commitment to fostering a conducive environment for business growth and innovation.