Shenzhen ranked No. 1 among major Chinese cities

Shenzhen ranked No. 1 among major Chinese cities

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Thanks to its high level of creativity and bevey of young creative talent, Shenzhen beat rival Hong kong and Shanghai for the No. 1 postion for the second time in a report by the China Institute of City Competitiveness, a nonprofit organization in Hong Kong.

The ranking mainly decided by awareness, use and congregation of creative resources, with the following criteria used was innovation rank by creativity in ecomony, culture, science, aducation and environmental protection.

All though Shenzhen was the No. 1 city for people to make their fortunes, it dropped out of the list of top 10 cities in terms of happiness of residents. Happiness refers to the feeling of orientation, satisfaction and security residents have towards their city, by rating it through resident living and employment environment, quality of life, social development, welfare and social security levels.

In the coming years differences between cities in China will start to narrow when some of the major Chinese cities such as Shenzhen, Tianjin, Chong-qing, Hangzhou and Wuhan will become global metropolises by 2030.

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