The high and new technology industry of Shenzhen enjoyed an added value of RMB 923.085 billion in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 11.3%. Shenzhen has formed a high-tech industrial cluster led by the electronic information industry and has become an important base for the industrialization of high-tech research in the country.
Cultural and Creative Industries
In 2019, the value added of the culture and creativity industry was 184.905 billion RMB, a year-on-year growth of 18.5% Shenzhen is the first City of Design as awarded by UNESCO. Shenzhen takes the lead in China in industrial design and graphic design winning the most iF Design Awards in the country.
Strategic Emerging Industries
2019 value added amounted to 1.015551 trillion RMB. A year-on-year growth of 8.8%. Accounting for 37.7% of GDP. Shenzhen takes an innovation-centered development strategy in seven strategic emerging industries, including new generation information technology, high-end equipment manufacturing, green and low-carbon economy, bio-pharmaceuticals, digital economy, new materials, and marine economy, in order to increase the tech levels in industries and to accelerate the formation of trillion-level and hundred billion-level industrial clusters with international competitiveness so that the industries with competitive advantages may grow and become pillar industries to drive industrial transformation and bring high quality growth.