Shenzhen, the trailblazer in reform and opening-up, marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China's first special economic zone. The southern Chinese city, which transformed from a fishing village to modern metropolis with a population of over 13 million, has been widely dubbed as a "miracle".
Shenzhen is known for its business environment and robust private sector, and the city government has always attached great importance to realizing sustainable growth and improving the local business environment.
In this exclusive video, three entrepreneurs -- one from the United States, one from France and one from China's Hong Kong-- shared inspiring moments from their entrepreneurial journey in Shenzhen, their views of this friendly city, their perspective on the convenience of the Great Bay Area, and their expectations for the city's future.
Let's take a look at this video and experience the charm, impetus, energy and innovation of Shenzhen after 40 years of development.
Reporters and video photographers: Hu Yumeng and Yang Yi
Coordinator: Pei Pei
Video editors: Zhao Shiyue and Chen Liubing
Supervisors: Zhang Chunyan and Zhao Tingting