China News Service, Hong Kong, December 1st (Reporter Wang Jiacheng) The Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Chen Maobo, stated on the 1st that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has a huge population and continuously increasing consumption power. It is a brand, enterprise and start-up company in Hong Kong. Bring opportunities.
The development of the Greater Bay Area will help maintain the competitiveness of Hong Kong's innovation and technology industry.
Chen Maobo delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the "Entrepreneurship Day and Smart Business Expo" on the same day.
He said that under the new crown epidemic, network and cloud services are widely used, covering areas such as education, business, and medical care.
This shows that demand can promote the development of innovation and technology.
For Hong Kong's innovation and technology industry to maintain its competitiveness, one of the opportunities is the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The large population and continuously growing consumption power of the Greater Bay Area have greatly helped Hong Kong's start-up brands and businesses.
Chen Maobo pointed out that one of the opportunities is the development of financial technology.
For example, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has signed a cooperation agreement with the People's Bank of China earlier, allowing financial institutions and technology companies to test cross-border financial technology applications in the sandbox.
He said that the Hong Kong Science Park and Cyberport are gathering places for financial technology start-ups and enterprises.
In addition to financial technology, they also promote artificial intelligence, life and health, smart life, digital entertainment, environmental technology, etc., to help build a new normal for the new future.
The "Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone" formed by the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park and the Shenzhen Science and Technology Park will be built into the core of the Greater Bay Area International Innovation and Technology Center.
Chen Maobo also mentioned that the planning of the northern metropolitan area is expected to provide 650,000 employment opportunities, of which 150,000 will come from the fields of innovation and technology. It is believed that it can smoothen the connection between Hong Kong and Shenzhen and further integrate into the development of the Greater Bay Area. Bring many business opportunities.