Shenzhen 3rd in work, #1 in play

Shenzhen is ranked third in terms of business environment out of the top 100 cities in China, according to the latest report by the Beijing-based nonprofit economic think tank, Wanbo Institute.

The report assessed the cities’ soft power and was based on seven indicators: natural environment, infrastructure, technological innovation, talent, financial, cultural and living.

Shenzhen follows Shanghai and Beijing on the list, with Guangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Chengdu and Xi’an rounding out the top 10.

Shenzhen is ranked first, however, in terms of its overall environment. The city has achieved a good balance between economic growth and improvement of quality of life, according to the report. Shenzhen ranks first in terms of air quality among the 20 Chinese cities with the highest GDP.

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