Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (粤港澳大湾区) is an initiative to create greater integration between nine cities in the Pearl River Delta along with Macau and Hong Kong.
What could be the benefits of the Greater Bay Area?
Integrating Hong Kong’s world-class legal, professional and institutional systems
Integrating Guangdong’s global scale manufacturing and resources
Drawing global talent to an exciting new region
Creating a better “brand” that attracts new investment and global industry
Free flow of workers and travelers between the regions/cities
Greater development of universities across the region
Greater tourism resource development and cross promotion
Greater infrastructure development
In a nutshell, lowering the barriers to the movement of people, information, and capital.
What cities and regions will form the Greater Bay Area?
The Greater Bay Area is comprised of the two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao plus nine municipalities located in Guangdong Province being Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing.
Greater Bay Area Facts
Combined Population: 66.72 million
Combined Area: 56,000 sq. km
Combined GDP: 1.3 trillion USD
The Greater Bay Area accounts for 12% of China’s GDP