“The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) has a series of open policies when it comes to international firms. With such openness, we see many Southeast Asian companies already having businesses here,” said Lim Hong Kian, CEO, North Asia of Surbana Jurong Group. “And I think with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), this partnership will strengthen even more.”
Clariant, the world's leading specialty chemical company, started its business in Huizhou city of Guangdong ten years ago. Last December, Clariant announced their first Chinese production facility for its successful Exolit OP flame retardants at a new facility, also in Huizhou.
Guangdong remains the most popular destination for foreign investment, and Guangzhou, its capital city, has been rated as the most popular investment city for the last five consecutive years, according to the latest report released by the American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South China).
"Electricité De France (EDF) Group, which is already strongly involved in Guangdong province, is ready to further invest in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) from power generation to electricity supply services to achieve carbon neutrality together," said Fabrice Fourcade, EDF Group VP & EDF China Chairman, during an exclusive interview with Southcn.com and GDToday recently.
“As one of China's important centers for economy, technology and industry, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area's goal to build an efficient aviation industry will fuel the economy,” said Adam Li, Vice President of Emirates China.
"The new economic development pattern of 'dual circulation' pushed forward by China gives full play to Guangdong's advanced manufacturing capacity and geographical advantages, which will inject new impetus to the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA)", said Jon Penrice, President of Dow Asia Pacific, when sharing with Nanfang Daily & GDToday on Dow's investment development in Guangdong over the past 43 years.
The report on the work of the Guangdong Government in 2022 stressed that Guangdong will push forward the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), accelerating the advancement of the top-tier international bay area and world-class city cluster. In these years, the GBA has been striving to develop an international innovation and technology hub, build a globally competitive modern industrial system, take forward ecological conservation, strengthen cooperation and jointly participate in the Belt and Road Initiative, attracting many multinational corporations listed on the Fortune Global 500. How do they see the GBA? GDToday & Newsgd.com is launching a special bilingual series titled "Global 500 Companies in GBA", interviewing senior executives from those companies to share their opinions.
"Firstly importing products, then manufacturing products with imported technologies, and now researching and designing products independently, we have localized our whole value chain in China," said Dr. Chunyuan Gu, Chairman of ABB China, when sharing with GDToday on ABB's benefits from China's development in the past 20 years.