This is a selection of resources on Guangdong available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
NLB print and digital resources
City integration and tourism development in the Greater Bay Area, China
This book introduces China’s Greater Bay Area, which Guangdong is part of. It also explains how the concepts of city integration and tourism development are intertwined in the Greater Bay Area, making this a good read for researchers as well as those involved in tourism or city planning.
All rights reserved, Abingdon: Routledge, 2020.
Analysis of the development of Guangzhou in China
This book describes the strategies Guangzhou has adopted to sustain economic growth in the face of difficulties. Besides analysing Guangzhou’s economy, it also delves into its culture and governance.
All rights reserved, United Kingdom: Paths International Ltd, 2018.
The development of Guangdong: China’s economic powerhouse
This book analyses the development of Guangdong’s economy as China implemented economic reforms and opened up to the world. It describes the strategies adopted by Guangdong’s leaders in bringing about economic success, as well as the partnerships and challenges involved in doing so.
All rights reserved, Singapore: World Scientific, 2018.
The Shenzhen experiment: The story of China’s instant city
In a matter of several decades, Shenzhen evolved from a “rural borderland” to one of China’s foremost economic hubs. This book examines how Shenzhen’s rise occurred, and how this phenomenon fits into China’s larger economic development story.
All rights reserved, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020.
Shenzhen: From factory of the world to world city
This book covers the history and transformation of Shenzhen in Guangdong from a fishing village to a special economic and urban reform city in Guangdong, China. It documents its planning and urbanisation issues.
All rights reserved, Almere: International New Town Institute, 2016.
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This official website provides useful information on Guangzhou’s government, as well as tips for residents, visitors and people looking to do business on the city. Key events and developments are featured, along with links to information on transportation and employment.
S’pore aims to work more closely with Guangdong in finance, talent exchange and aviation: Ong Ye Kung
This article from the Straits Times describes the agreements signed to promote economic cooperation between Singapore and Guangdong. It also notes the high amount of bilateral trade and value of bilateral projects between the two. Examples of Singapore businesses in the city, and how they have collaborated with Chinese firms, are also provided.
Impacts of typhoons on local labor markets based on GMM: An empirical study of Guangdong province, China
This journal article studies how Guangdong’s typhoons influence labour markets in aspects such as changes in employment levels, and describes how long these changes last. The study also compares China to other countries, helping to illustrate the uniqueness of China’s labour market.
Singapore companies leverage the development of the Greater Bay Area to capture new growth opportunities in Guangdong
Following the signing of a memorandum between Singapore and Guangzhou in November 2019, companies in both places will have more opportunities to collaborate in fields like innovation development and intellectual property. The article explains how Singapore companies can partner Chinese ones, as well as examples of companies which have already done so.
China Focus: Economic powerhouse Guangdong seeks innovative, high-quality development
This article describes the trends in Guangdong’s economic performance as well as the strategies it has adopted to bring about innovative, high-quality growth.
Last updated on Oct 2020