'New areas' established in China over the years
( chinadaily.com.cn )
A view of Nansha New Area in South China's Guangdong province. [Photo/VCG]
6. Nansha New Area
Nansha New Area in South China's Guangdong province was launched in 2012 to lead the economic transformation and development of the Pearl River Delta region. Nansha New Area has a total area of 803 square km.
The new area's geographical advantages are obvious as it's in the middle of the Pearl River Delta, 38 nautical miles, or 70 km, away from Hong Kong and 41 nautical miles away from Macao.
Its five key development areas are: shipping logistics services, high-end business services, technology intelligence, high-end equipment and technology, and healthcare and leisure industry.