Competitiveness of Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Dongguan, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuxi, Suzhou, Nanjing and Changsha tops among Chinese cities, according to "Chinese city's comprehensive competitiveness report" released on October 19th by Beijing International Institute for Urban Development. Beijing is considered most attractive city in China.
"Chinese city's comprehensive competitiveness report" carried out a comprehensive evaluation and analysis of the overall competitiveness of China's 286 prefecture-level cities. The report has done a comparative analysis of the overall competitiveness of 14 Chinese urban agglomerations, 48 resource-based cities, and 79 cities established over 30 years of reform and opening up.
The report also showed that Beijing's charm is not only reflected in the long history and the city's external image, but also in the improved quality of citizens and the inherent advantages of public culture. The position and role of culture have become increasingly prominent in the city's comprehensive competitiveness. It is expected in 2010, the added value of Beijing cultural and creative industries will account for more than 10% of the city's GDP. In five to eight years, Beijing will have an "aircraft carrier" in cultural and creative industries
Beijing ranks top of 286 cities in" City Charm" indicators, and its urban revitalization is also higher than that of Shanghai. The report suggested that in Beijing's future development, "human values" should be a competitive advantage people need to pay attention to.
By People's Daily Online