Dec. 14 – China Briefing has just released the fourth edition of its regional business guide “The Greater Pearl River Delta: Business Guide to South China” – offering business-minded individuals an up-to-date reference source for all of the key issues concerning setting up and successfully operating a business in South China.
By leveraging its proximity to the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Pearl River Delta (PRD) became the “Greater PRD” – China’s manufacturing heart and a region connected not only through financial ties but through a web of government initiatives to encourage its integration. This has included Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements and massive infrastructure developments such as the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.
Having risen to prominence around the pillar cities of Guangzhou and Shenzhen, the Greater PRD today is the home of high-technology in China. While Hong Kong is the regional management center for many high-technology firms, Shenzhen, Dongguan, and Guangzhou are being joined by Zhuhai and Huizhou as centers for the manufacturing of high-technology goods. Continue reading