Focus 12: The Pearl River Delta

How much do you know about the Pearl River Delta? For many of us the short answer is ‘not enough’, especially for a region that is now a crucial contributor to global growth.

Week in China looks at how the Pearl River Delta (usually abbreviated as the PRD) has emerged as an economic powerhouse – contributing about a tenth of China’s GDP. In the sections below we review its key cities and companies, and outline some of the challenges and opportunities it will face in the years ahead.

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