What has Hong Kong done in the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area?

Let's take stock together.

  Affected by the epidemic, personnel exchanges between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and other cities in the Greater Bay Area have been hindered, but its pace in the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has not stopped.

Financial Services

  In 2021, the "Cross-border Wealth Management Connect" in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area was officially launched; the Shenzhen Municipal Government issued 5 billion yuan of offshore RMB local government bonds in Hong Kong; the Hong Kong Stock Exchange took a stake in the Guangzhou Futures Exchange...

Cross-border infrastructure

  The governments of Hong Kong and Shenzhen have cooperated to set up a "Special Class on Promoting the Construction of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Cross-Border Rail Infrastructure" to jointly build a "Greater Bay Area on the Rails"; to promote the reconstruction of Huanggang Port, and to promote the efficient flow of people...

youth development

  The Hong Kong SAR government will launch the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Plan" in 2021, and nearly 1,100 graduates have joined the workforce.

In March 2019, the SAR government launched the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Entrepreneurship Funding Scheme".

service industry

  In terms of construction and related engineering services, Guangdong Province allows companies on the Hong Kong SAR government's approved register to directly provide services in nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area through filing.

At the same time, the Department of Justice of the SAR Government, in cooperation with the Supreme People's Court, will arrange practical training for Hong Kong lawyers who have passed the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Bar Examination to assist them in practicing in the Greater Bay Area.

educate

  The Hong Kong SAR Government will continue to support Hong Kong post-secondary institutions in cooperating in running schools in mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area, and introduce Hong Kong's first-class educational resources into the Greater Bay Area.

Among them, the campus construction project of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) and the preparations for the establishment of the Shenzhen campus of the University of Hong Kong are progressing as planned.

medical

  The pilot work of the "Hong Kong-Macao Medicine-Machine Link" in the Shenzhen Hospital of the University of Hong Kong was successfully completed.

As of late May 2022, 16 types of drugs and 11 types of medical devices are available for use in five hospitals that have been approved by the Guangdong Provincial Health Commission.

Innovation and Technology Development

  Through the "Northern Metropolitan Area Development Strategy", the SAR government will develop Lok Ma Chau and San Tin area into San Tin Science and Technology City, and together with Shenzhen Science and Technology Park will form a cooperation zone covering an area of ​​about 540 hectares.

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation will launch the "Greater Bay Area Innovation and Technology Leaping Academy" and "Greater Bay Area Innovation and Technology Express Line", and establish a network of incubation centers to assist Hong Kong start-ups in the development of the Greater Bay Area.

trading

  In order to support Hong Kong enterprises to develop the domestic sales market in the Greater Bay Area, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council will launch the GoGBA "Bay Area Economic and Trade Link" digital platform in 2021, and also set up a Greater Bay Area Service Center in Shenzhen to provide comprehensive support for Hong Kong enterprises; With the strong support of the bureau, the "GoGBA Hong Kong Merchant Service Station" was established in Qianhai.

invest

  In 2021, Invest Hong Kong, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and relevant departments of Guangdong and Macao will set up the "Pan-Greater Bay Area Inward Investment Liaison Group".

In the same year, during the Shanghai International Import Expo, the SAR government and Shanghai and other places jointly organized a global promotion conference for the Greater Bay Area to promote the Greater Bay Area market to international investors.

future

  The "Plan for Comprehensively Deepening the Reform and Opening Up of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone" announced in 2021, Qianhai has become a new starting point for Shenzhen-Hong Kong cooperation; pattern concept.

The introduction of these major policies has fully guaranteed Hong Kong's participation in the construction of the Greater Bay Area and its own development.

  In the future, Hong Kong will, in accordance with the requirements of the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, make full use of its unique advantages through mechanisms such as Guangdong-Hong Kong, Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Hong Kong-Macao cooperation, and participate more deeply in the construction of the Greater Bay Area, and actively integrate into the overall national development. .

  Planning: Wang Xu and Lin Shan

  Poster design: Tan Jiaming, Long Jingyi

  Text: Wang Xu and Wang Qian

  Production: Xinhua News Agency Hong Kong Branch

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