The Heat: Shenzhen’s transformation

The Heat

It was quite the transformation.

The southern city of Shenzhen celebrates its 40th anniversary as a Special Economic Zone. It has become a glittering area spearheading innovation.

CGTN’s Dai Kaiyi walks us through Shenzhen’s journey in becoming a potent symbol of China’s commitment to reforms and opening up its economy.

To discuss:

  • James Sung is a Chinese-American tech investor
  • Qinduo Xu is a Senior Fellow at the Pangoal Institution and host of CGTN’s Dialogue Weekend
  • Yan Liang is a professor of economics, at Willamette University
  • Michael Szanto is an economist and international affairs expert

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