How long will it take to transform from a small fishing village into an international metropolis? With 40 years of development, Shenzhen has demonstrated China's speed to the world. Taking advantage of the east wind of reform and opening up, this city has become a famous city of innovation in the world.
Over the past 40 years, the great changes in Shenzhen have shocked the world and awakened the sleeping dragon in China.
Shenzhen can develop so fast because some policy support given by the state has attracted a large number of enterprises and talents to "go to sea" to do business.
The GDP of Shenzhen has reached 3.24 trillion in 2022.It ranks third in China after Beijing and Shanghai, you know.The land area of Shenzhen is much smaller than that of Beijing and Shanghai, so it is not easy to develop to this scale with limited land.
It is precisely because of the lack of land resources in Shenzhen that it has emerged today.It is precisely because of the lack of land resources in Shenzhen that it has emerged today.With all kinds of problems, it is difficult to attract startups and young people to gain a foothold, so the spillover of enterprises and talents has become inevitable.
So which city has the ability to take over Shenzhen and prop up a city of scientific and technological innovation?
In the eyes of the outside world, Dongguan, which is adjacent to Shenzhen, has unique conditions, and it is inevitable to become a "second Shenzhen".
The first is the convenient geographical location.Dongguan is between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, sandwiched between Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and Dongguan is also located in the Pearl River Delta region, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, the geographical location is quite superior.
So Dongguan has become the most suitable city to absorb spillover enterprises and talents from the surrounding cities, and Dongguan is also very smart, has been increasing infrastructure construction, especially the continuous optimization of transport facilities, greatly reducing the cost of transportation time.
The second is sufficient population and labor force, and public information shows thatWith a resident population of 10.5368 million, Dongguan has joined the ranks of new first-tier cities.More than 10 million permanent residents provide sufficient labor for Dongguan, and can also attract more enterprises to take root in Dongguan.
Finally, there is a good business environment. Dongguan was a fast-growing industrial city many years ago, known as the "factory of the world".A large number of factory resources have been accumulated in recent years, which makes the urbanization rate of Dongguan as high as 92.24%.
These inherent advantages have enabled Dongguan to develop into the "second Shenzhen" of Guangdong Province, and has surfaced. Relying on its geography, population and business advantages, Dongguan has attracted investment from enterprises such as JD.com and Ali.
JD.com invested in building Asia's largest warehouse "Asia No.1" in Dongguan, and then invested 20 billion yuan to build JD.com Zhigu in Fenggang.
Tens of billions of investment has turned Dongguan into JD.com.In the Greater Bay area of the intelligent industry innovation and technology center, industrial R & D center, intelligent manufacturing headquarters base and enterprise innovation service platform.
Alibaba also took a fancy to the city of Dongguan, as early as 2015.Invested 8 billion yuan to set up Cainiao's headquarters in Mayong Town, Dongguan, and then built the largest Cainiao logistics center in Dongguan.The investment has reached more than 20 billion.
There is even more ruthless Huawei, as a company born and raised in Shenzhen, the expanding industrial scale of Shenzhen has been unable to meet the development needs of Huawei, in order to obtain better environmental and land resources, Huawei has also made a big migration.
Huawei invested 10 billion yuan in Songshan Lake in Dongguan to relocate its terminal headquarters here, sitting on the best ecological resources and transportation facilities in Songshan Lake, which can meet 40, 000 employees to work here.The arrival of Huawei has also injected more innovative vitality into Dongguan.
The arrival of Huawei has also injected more innovative vitality into Dongguan.
Data displayDongguan GDP is 1.120032 trillion yuan in 2022, which ranks 24th in China and 6th among all prefecture-level cities in China.The potential for the future will be inestimable, and it is inevitable to become a city of scientific and technological innovation.
With innate geographical advantages and acquired environmental advantages, Dongguan will certainly be able to attract more high-quality enterprises to settle in, so Dongguan has become the "second Shenzhen". So are you optimistic about the future development of this city? you are welcome to comment, like, share and talk about your views.