Huizhou is a historical city, a home of overseas Chinese, and a new industrial base.
Huizhou is situated on the southeastern coastal area of Guangdong Province at the
northeastern end of the Pearl River Delta, facing Daya Bay of South China Sea on the
south and adjacent to Hong Kong. Huizhou is one of the 11 cities of the Guangdong -
Hong Kong - Macau Greater Bay Area (the GBA).
Huizhou is a modern city with convenient transportation system, including an
airport,high-speed transitions, lines of intra-city trains, and various express ways
which runacross the whole province.It only takes 1 hour to get to Shenzhen Airport,
1.5 hours to Hong Kong downtown and2.5 hours to Guangdong Airport by bus.
Huizhou is a place where its cultural environment values harmony and
inclusiveness. As the major residents, Hakka people have been characterized as
honest and inclusive, forming a welcoming folkway that can be put as “No matter
you are anold Hakka or new Hakka, we are a family if you come to Huizhou; No
matter you are a local or a stranger, we are a family if you work in Huizhou” and
upholding a spirit of “advocating civilization and virtue, embracing the whole
world and respecting dedication and gregariousness”.
Huizhou is home to abundant tourist resources, possessing natural landscapes
like mountains, lakes, rivers, seas, springs, falls, forests, streams and islands, in
which cultural landscapes are seamlessly integrated. As one of the cities with most
elegant environments, Huizhou is respectfully named as a city embodying half
mountain and half lake.
Huizhou is a new industrial city full of vitality. Ever since it embarked upon the
journey of reform and opening to the outside world, Huizhou has made considerable
economic achievements under the strategic policy of “putting priorities on industrial
development and export-oriented economy”. Huizhou has established economic and
trade relations with more than 200 countries and regions in the world, and 37
Fortune 500 companies have set up 73 foreign-funded companies in Huizhou.
In particular, since 2020, the global petrochemical industry giants ExxonMobil and
Shell, as well as AMER International Group and HENGLI Group, which rank the 91 and
107 on Fortune 500 list respectively, have all launched projects in Huizhou. The GDP
of Huizhou in 2021 amounted to CNY497.7 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of
10.1%. Economic aggregate and fiscal revenue ranked the fifth in Guangdong
Huizhou has a favorable geographical location and a rich cultural heritage. Recent
years witnessed the substantial improvements in the city’s infrastructure. The
municipal government has attached great importance to and taken effective measures
in upgrading its infrastructure in economic and social development of the city. These
efforts have been rewarded with a place in Guangdong’s Top Ten Cities in Investment