"The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) is for business and trade, the rules can pair with the business and everything goes efficient. Foreign companies are coming to these cities because when we think of these rules, how to register for a company, how to trade with the Chinese people in this market, it is very easy to understand each other." Bekar Mikaberidze, Chairman of Guangzhou Branch of Georgia Chamber of Commerce, told GDToday.
"I'm glad that I've finally gotten the chance to come to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). We're now in Shenzhen's Qianhai Stone Park, looking out over this beautiful bridge. I'm looking forward to seeing more of the city." Miguel Roberg from the United States, who has been living in China for 12 years shared his expectation when the "Bridges" Discovery Tour kicked off on August 21.
"Nansha port ships about 700 containers monthly to Tanzania!" When Khatibu Makenga, Consul General of Tanzania in Guangzhou, visited Nansha port for the first time, he was impressed by "the huge, growing business between China and Tanzania."
"I should have come earlier because I think Guangzhou has given me a boost in my career. Currently, I don't have a plan to leave." Peter Helis, Chief Advisor of Guangzhou Huangpu District told GDToday reporter. He comments that the market size of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) is huge, and hopes to help business partners in Europe seize opportunities for investment and development in China.
Before being appointed as the chairman of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Korean Community in South China this year, Mr. Choi Kyu-yong had been the president of Huizhou Korean (Commerce and Industry) Association. “China's Silicon Valley dream will be realized in the GBA with more protection given to labor rights and environmental interests, as well as the favorable policies implemented under the Belt and Road initiative,” he said.
"Guangdong enjoys an open and vibrant business environment, outstanding among provinces and cities in China," said Shimizu Kenji, director-general of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Guangzhou.
"The development of Guangdong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) in recent years is astonishing. It is becoming easier to establish a new corporation, apply for specific licenses, or access financial instruments," said Dário Silva, Founder & President of PorCham Greater China, when sharing with GDToday on the business environment of Guangdong.
Having settled down in Guangzhou for about 14 years, the Guangzhou Branch of Mizuho Bank (China), Ltd. is an important witness and participant of Guangdong's economic development and deepening investment cooperation with Japan.