The 2018 Hengqin-Macau Youth Entrepreneurship Training Camp held its opening ceremony on 26 October in Inno Valley HQ in Hengqin.
Hengqin Smart Financing Industrial Park opened at Inno Valley HQ on 17 October. During the ceremony, the Preparatory Office for Macau’s Featured Financial Service Base also unveiled its plaque. The office will promote industry development via the use of regional resources and advantages, according to the Administrative Committee of Hengqin.
The industrial park, home to 11 companies including GF Securities and Honebay Fintech, is a complex for financial technologies and emerging finance as well as for academic research. It will host investment for angel capital, wealth management, financial technology, training and third-party finance services, aiming to provide a one-stop service for enterprises of the Greater Bay Area who engage in cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence and blockchain.
In order to promote the development of the financial industry, the Hengqin Free Trade Zone has issued a series of supporting policies for various financial sectors, including private equity investment funds, insurance, financial leasing, commercial factoring, internet finance, microfinance, financing guarantees and more.
From 2009 to 2017, the value added to Hengqin’s financial industry increased from RMB300 million to RMB2.23 billion with an average annual growth rate of over 71 percent. According to the Administrative Committee of Hengqin, 6,000 financial enterprises were located there last year compared to just one in 2009.
Themed “Dialogue with the New Era”, the 4th China Reform (Hengqin) Forum was held in Hengqin on 7 September.
People buy and sell real estate in Hengqin can now register and pay their taxes in one simple transaction.
Zhuhai is listed as one of the 22 cities as additional cross-border e-commerce comprehensive pilot zone by the State Council of the P.R.C.
Hengqin Record reported recently that the 4th China-Israel Investment Summit will kick off on Monday 2 July, the largest state-level event of its kind.
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty achieved the biggest win of the year after taking out the 2018 WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai at Hengqin International Tennis Center on Sunday.
Guangdong-Macau Cooperative Development Fund Management Co. will invest RMB2 billion to ensure completion of Hengqin Science City Phase I by 2021 and the inception of Phase II.