Shenzhen (深圳)


Shenzhen is a tier 1 city located within Guangdong Province in South China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Shenzhen is classified as a sub-provincial city, meaning it is governed under Guangdong province control, but enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than most prefecture-level cities.

The official name of Shenzhen in simplified Chinese characters is 深圳 (or in pinyin: Shēnzhèn).

Map of Shenzhen, Guangdong

Free Trade Zones in Shenzhen

Since the establishment of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone in 2015, the following sections within Shenzhen have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Qianhai & Shekou Area of Shenzhen

High Tech Zones in Shenzhen

The following high tech zones are located in Shenzhen:

  • Shenzhen High-Tech Industrial Zone (深圳市高新技术产业园区)
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       - focus industries: Electronic information; Opto-Mechatronics integration; Biological medicine

Airports in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is served by the following airports:

  • Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (IATA: SZX | ICAO: ZGSZ)

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Opened in 1991, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (深圳证券交易所) trades under the symbol SZSE. Their official website is

Shenzhen Metro

The city of Shenzhen's metro system commenced operation on 28 December 2004.

High-profile Shenzhen Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Shenzhen:

  • Shenzhen Eternal Asia Supply Chain Co., Ltd. (深圳市怡亚通供应链股份有限公司)
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  • Shenzhen Neptunus Group Co., Ltd. (深圳海王集团股份有限公司)
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  • Shenzhen Aisidi Co., Ltd. (深圳市爱施德股份有限公司)
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  • Zhenye International Industry Holding Group (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (振烨国际产业控股集团(深圳)有限公司)
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  • Kaisa Group (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (佳兆业集团(深圳)有限公司)
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  • Shenzhen Kinghood Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (深圳金雅福控股集团有限公司)
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  • (深圳市铜锣湾商业发展有限公司)
  • (深圳市信利康供应链管理有限公司)
  • (深圳传音控股股份有限公司)
  • (深圳华强集团有限公司)
  • (深圳市富森供应链管理有限公司)
  • Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd. (华为投资控股有限公司)
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  • BYD Co., Ltd. (比亚迪股份有限公司)
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  • China Vanke Co., Ltd. (万科企业股份有限公司)
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  • Amer International Group Co., Ltd. (正威国际集团有限公司)
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  • Evergrande Group Co., Ltd. (恒大集团有限公司)
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  • Digital China Group Co., Ltd. (神州数码集团股份有限公司)
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  • Logan Group (龙光集团)
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