GBA Cities

Hui Zhou

Background Information

  • Huizhou is located at the southeastern part of Guangdong Province, and has the second largest area among the Mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area.
  • Huizhou is an important high-tech industry and electronics manufacturing base in China, as well as an significant mobile phone manufacturing base and industrial cluster in the world.
  • Petrochemicals is another pillar industry of Huizhou. Daya Bay Economic and Technological Development Zone in Huizhou is a leading petrochemicals industrial zone.

Statistics (as of 2019, to be updated)

Area11,347 km²
Population4.88 million
Gross domestic product (GDP)RMB417.74 billion
GDP per capitaRMB86,000
Construction industry GDPRMB17.7 billion

Development and Planning of Related Policy

  • Youth entrepreneurship base for Hong Kong and Macao youths in the Zhongkai high-tech industrial development zone commenced operation in 2016. It is a platform connecting people in Hong Kong and Macao, local resources and overseas innovative resources.
  • In 2017, the City Youth Innovation Entrepreneurial (Daya Bay) Demonstration Base was established. The base cooperated with well-known educational institutions to attract high-end technology teams to invest in Daya Bay with a focus in developing emerging industry, such as Internet of Things, information technology and smart applications, etc.
  • In June 2019, "Implementation Measures for Setting up Start-Up Incubation Bases for Hong Kong and Macao Youths in Zhongkai, Huizhou" was issued. Measures included Hong Kong and Macao youths with start-up businesses in Huizhou may enjoy the same treatment for start-up training, employment, rental and housing subsidies as local residents.