To provide greater convenience and efficiency for business enterprises and the public, the Nansha free trade zone is establishing government offices in both Zhujiang New Town in Guangzhou and in Hong Kong.
Enterprises both foreign and domestic have been wooed by the "headquarters economy" of Guangzhou Tianhe central business district, as it strives to cater for high-end companies and high net-worth professionals.
Shenzhen, China's southern city neighboring Hong Kong, has announced a plan to build a skyscraper as high as 739 meters on the old site of Huanyu Tower in the newly designed Caiwuwei central financial district.
With a market-oriented business environment, broader access for foreign investment, and favorable policies to facilitate innovation, the Guangdong FTZ is attracting an increasing number of multinationals to set up business.
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