Shenzhen gives full play to its advantages of geographical relationship, commercial relationship and people relationship, focuses on traffic interconnection, economic and trade cooperation, and people-to-people exchanges, makes breakthrough by innovating the rules of investment trade and gets the support of regional coordinated linkage. It plans the opening layout under the global coordinate system, takes the initiative to serve the “Belt&Road” initiative, tries to construct the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, and play the pivotal role in the construction of “Belt and Road”. It takes the cooperative construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area as the new advantage of rebuilding opening and development, jointly builds the new pattern of open development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and realizes the higher level of internal and external linkage, and two-way opening.
It sticks to ceaseless reform and nonstop opening, and makes multi-point breakthrough in key fields and sections.
It rolls out “20 articles” of the business environment reform, reduces “28 articles” of the entity economy cost, cancels and lowers 175 articles of municipal-level administrative authorities, sorts out and standardizes 24 intermediary service matters of administrative authority of the departments directly under city government, provides assistance for the difficult enterprises, reduces the cost of 136.9 billion yuan for enterprises, and fully arouses the market vitality. The number of commercial subjects of the city is increased to 3.061 million, including 1.774 million enterprises, ranking the top among national cities. It newly increases 2 world 500 top enterprises, with 7 in total.
It maps out the supply side structural reform plan of infrastructure and releases the first local government special bond of rail transit nationwide. The reform of financial budget management has significant results. It formulated the annual financial budget in 2018, thus making the availability of the department budget reach 82%, increasing by 26% than last year. It also deeply promotes reforms, such as “power delegation of the strong district”, state-owned assets and enterprises, and alliance organizations. Dapeng New District was approved as “national-level pioneering pilot zone of tourism reform”.
It keeps improving the openness. It expands the “Belt and Road” market; the sales volume with countries and regions along the line was increased by 19.8%. It successfully held activities, such as International Botanical Congress 2017, the 6th Annual World Congress of Ocean, the 5th Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum and China-Europe Blue Year. It sped up the construction of the cooperative area of Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong modern service industry and Qianhai Shekou Pilot Free Trade Zone and newly increased 111 items of institutional innovation, including 42 national first items. It built projects such as CR Qianhai Building, brought in more than 2400 Hong Kong enterprises and incubated over 80 innovative and pioneering teams of youths in Hong Kong and Macao. It also promoted the construction of special Shenzhen - Hong Kong Special Cooperation Area of Science & Technology Innovation, boosted the implementation of Qianhai - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Design & Creative Industries Park, Shenzhen - Hong Kong Coordinated Innovation Center and Shenzhen - Hong Kong International Center, and held activities such as Shenzhen - Hong Kong Cooperation Forum and Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, thus keeping deepening the exchanges of Shenzhen - Hong Kong - Macao.