Shenzhen with 12 ports is a transportation center in the costal area of South China. Shenzhen is the only city in China mainland that has sea, land and air ports. There are 12 ports in Shenzhen. One of them ranks as the fourth largest containerport in the world. Shenzhen has the largest land passenger ports of China, Luohu Port and Huanggang Port. Guangzhou-Shenzhen and Shenzhen-Shantou expressways as well as Beijing-Kowloon and Guangzhou-Shenzhen railways closely bring Hong Kong, Shenzhen and inland cities together.
Major Industries include High-Tech products (especially mobile phones), Electric Machinery, Metals, Medical Equipment, Pharmaceuticals, Food Processing, Textiles, Apparel, Chemicals, Plastics, and Transportation Equipment. Shenzhen, manufacturers 90% of computer keyboards, 90 % of computer mouse and 70% of computer screens.
Some of the foreign multinationals doing business in Shenzhen: ABN AMRO, HSBC, Carrefour, Citigroup, Du Pont, FedEx, HP-Compaq, Kodak, Lucent, McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Panasonic, Sony, Sears, Whirlpool, Wal-Mart and many others.
•Average annual per capita GDP $12,134
•Population 6.2 million