Greater Bay Area Plan Anoints 深圳 as Regional 金融科技 Capital


中国’s new policy document for the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau highlights the role of 深圳 as a hub for the regional finteech sector.

2月18日,中国政府发布了“粤港澳大湾区发展规划纲要” (粤港澳大湾区发展规划纲要), providing a policy blueprint for the future development of one of 中国’强大的经济区。


《纲要》第6章第3节指出:“amongst the many cities of the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Greater Bay Area, 深圳 will become the most important seeding location for fintech.”


第10章的第1节还提到“deepening green finance and fintech cooperation between 深圳 and Hong Kong.”



深圳 is host to over 80 listed tech companies including giants such as Huawei and Tencent, as well as Tencent-backed internet banking mammoth WeBank.

The city took first place in 中国 with regard to internet banking, accounting for a 63.86% share of all credit extended by the sector.

The Report also ranked 深圳 second in the world in terms of fintech consumer experience with a fintech user share of 86.%, as well as second in terms of traditional financial sector digitisation.