12/12 GBA Briefs

MoC on GBA: The Ministry of Commerce released 27 measures aimed at facilitating the “systematic openness” of the GBA, covering various areas including consumption, trade, investment and economic cooperation. Read more in Chinese.

Zhuhai innovation plan: Zhuhai will see R&D expenditure accounting for 3.2% of its GDP, hi-tech products making up of 60% of its large-scale industrial output and 75 patents owned by every 10,000 people by 2025, according to the technology and innovation masterplan released by the city government on Tuesday. Read more in Chinese. 

Labor dispute mediation center: A center designed to settle labour disputes across the GBA was set up in Zhuhai’s Hengqin district on Tuesday, jointly established by national and provincial authorities overseeing human resources and social security affairs. Read more in Chinese.

Guangdong garbage: The provincial government is working on developing a comprehensive chain for the disposal of household waste, from homes to processing plants. This will affect, on a daily basis, 5,300 tons of kitchen waste sent to 141 domestic waste processing plant across the province. Read more in Chinese.

Tell us what you think