Shenzhen in November is breezy and refreshing. The 22nd China Hi-Tech Fair ( CHTF ) was held on schedule. Over the past 22 years, the CHTF has witnessed and driven the growth and take-off of this "city of innovation". In 2019, the output of Shenzhen ’ s hi-tech reached 2.6 trillion yuan, taking up over 34% of this city ’ s GDP. Now, in Shenzhen, there are more than 30,000 science and technology enterprises, and the total number of national-level hi-tech enterprises exceeds 17,000, only second to Beijing among China ’ s large and medium-sized cities. Behind these outstanding achievements are the "innovation code" of Shenzhen ’ s high-quality growth.
Over Half of Shenzhen ’ s National-Level Hi-tech Enterprises are in Bao ’ an and Nanshan
Currently, the number of national-level hi-tech enterprises in Bao ’ an District and Nanshan District stands at 4,969 and 3,778 respectively, taking up over 50% of the total number of national-level hi-tech enterprises in Shenzhen.
The Electronic Information Technology Industry Takes Up 50% of National-Level Hi-tech Enterprises in Shenzhen
After 40 years of growth of Shenzhen, the hi-tech industrial clusters spearheaded by the electronic information technology industry have formed a favorable industrial ecology. Among 17,000 national-level hi-tech enterprises, 9,968 of them are in the electronic information technology industry, accounting for over 50% of the total.
Private Enterprises Are Strong Impetus and Main Force of Scientific and Technological Innovation of Shenzhen
Among 17,000 national-level hi-tech enterprises in Shenzhen, less than 7% are funded by Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign countries. As of May 2019, there were a total of 1.953 million private enterprises in Shenzhen, taking up 96.3% of the total number of enterprises in this city. Besides, private enterprises in Shenzhen have always maintained an obvious leading position in R&D input, transformation of innovative achievements and other aspects.
Data show that among the names of 17,000 national-level hi-tech enterprises in Shenzhen, " ( 达 ) Da", " ( 华 ) Hua", " ( 科 ) Ke", " ( 创 ) Chuang" are the most frequent. Behind these names are their founders ’ philanthropic patriotism and firm determination to innovate.