Guangzhou Development Zone and Huangpu district held a large-scale signing event to launch 23 major projects on Feb 20.
Zhou Yawei (C), director of the administrative committee of Guangzhou Development Zone, attends the signing event. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The projects include 14 headquarters projects, five advanced manufacturing projects and four innovative platform projects, with a total investment of more than 100 billion yuan ($15 billion) and estimated operating income of more than 370 billion yuan. They will greatly contribute to the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The contracted projects include not only advanced manufacturing, but also headquarters settlement, considered the nerve center of enterprises, and industrial projects in biomedicine, new generation information technology and artificial intelligence, all leading industries in the district.
Just a few days ago, on Feb 16, the district held a conference on business environment and investment attraction, sharpening its horns for a new round of business environment reform, innovation and investment attraction.
Reflecting its annual goal of "introducing ten Fortune Global 500 enterprises, 30 major enterprise headquarters, and more than 100 major projects of high quality", Huangpu will implement its BRT Action Plan for investment promotion.
The BRT Action Plan refers to B, big project, R, real economy and T, talent and technology. The signing event was the very first achievement demonstration of the BRT action plan in the district.