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Henry Hing Lee Chan:
By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 08 Jul 2019
This article discusses salient points regarding Shunde’s urban governance, especially in areas concerning peoples’ livelihood, public policy orientation toward cutting down red tapes and transparency in policy implementation.
Considering the historical dominance of US companies in the telecommunication semiconductor business and the software platforms powering smartphones, there is a legitimate concern as to whether Huawei can survive the US sanctions.
The focus of the Sino-German Industrial Services Zone is on smart manufacturing and robotics industries. Shunde is building a favourable ecosystem in the Zone to entice smart manufacturers and robotic companies to move in.
The Shunde government has been avidly promoting the development of emerging industries in the fields of smart manufacturing, robotics, industrial design, tourism, modern conventions and exhibitions, e-commerce, and biopharmaceuticals.
Behind Shunde’s famous companies, there is always a legendary founder. Many of them hailed from township enterprises and were once peasant entrepreneurs. They have overcome many obstacles to lay the foundation for Shunde’s economic success.