Dear friends, I'm honored to introduce to you the city we love - Shenzhen.
The year of 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. It has been a journey not without difficulty yet has led us towards a brilliant future.
Shenzhen is a city of miracles. Within 40 years, the people of Shenzhen, through their intelligence and diligence, have turned a fishing village of but a few thousand into a livable and fully functional international metropolis of millions of people.
Shenzhen is a city of innovation. Providing a promising land for entrepreneurs and makers, it is now home to a number of renowned and competitive transnational and international enterprises such as Huawei, ZTE, Tencent, Ping An, China Merchants, BYD, BGI Group, and DJI, to name but a few. Shenzhen is the first National Demonstration City for Innovation in China and is building the National Sustainable Development Agenda Demonstration Zone and creating an internationally competitive city of innovation. As a rising innovation center in the global arena, Shenzhen pools a large number of high-tech talents and skillful labour.
Shenzhen is a city of vitality. It is young, energetic, inclusive, and diversified. It is the most favored city amongst young Chinese. It is a place where all kinds of culture from all parts of China mingle in a most international business environment. To come to Shenzhen is to become master of the city, "If you come, you are a Shenzhener".
Shenzhen is a city of lush green. It lies between the mountains and sea, which endows it with a moderate climate. Shenzhen boasts a coastline of approx. 260 km and more than 1,000 parks. 45% of the city is covered by green, helping to make it one of the most beautiful cities in the country.
Shenzhen is a city of opportunities. It is one of the most dynamic cities in China. Embracing the opportunities from the establishment of the Greater Bay Area and Pilot Demonstration Area of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, Shenzhen is committed to develop the bay area economy by taking a lead in reform and innovation projects and joining the establishment of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau Science and Technology Innovation Corridor. Shenzhen is also building the International Innovation Center for Technological Industries, Advanced Manufacturing Center, Financial Service Center, Commerce and Logistics Center, and Fashion and Creativeness Center. Shenzhen adjoins Hong Kong and is backed by Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the largest consumer market in China. Here, you can reach the world.
Shenzhen is known as "Pengcheng (Roc City)". We welcome you to share the fruits of Shenzhen's development in the new era. Investing in Shenzhen, we can build a win-win future together.