Investing & Doing Business in Foshan – Industrial Upgrade & Automation in the GBA

Webinar | Wednesday, November 10, 16:00 China Time / 15:00 Vietnam / 9:00 AM CET

Foshan is a prefecture-level city in the southern province of Guangdong and the third largest city in the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone (PRD). Located only 25 km away from the megacity of Guangzhou to its northeast, Foshan has long been a magnet for foreign investors seeking to tap into the region’s thriving economy.

Traditionally a powerhouse for manufacturing electronic goods, the city’s economy has become increasingly diverse thanks to a drive to expand the service sector and a pivot to high-tech industries and smart manufacturing. Today, the city with its 5 districts and expansive development zones that form a unique platform accelerating the construction of an “Advanced Manufacturing Industry Cluster”, offering exciting new prospects for innovation and investment in some of the most coveted industries of the digital era.

In this webinar, Guilherme Campos, Dezan Shira’s International Business Advisory Manager for the Greater Bay Area, and Bruno Hernandez, Deputy Director of the International Office at the Foshan Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) will jointly present the increasingly diverse investment landscape of Foshan, channels to tap into the region’s growing industry sectors, and how to benefit from the regional industrial chain’s upgrade.

Key points:

  1. Overview of Foshan investment landscape
  2. Why Foshan is your ideal investment destination:
    • FIPA – “first stop” when business coming to Foshan
    • Introduction of key industry hubs, supply chain and infrastructure in the city
    • Designated Industry policies: 2+2+4 industries, automation, digitization & industry upgrade
    • Future outlook into Foshan development as manufacturing hub in the GBA
  3. Conclusion and Q&A 

Registration Details 

This webinar is FREE of charge. For any questions or concerns, please contact Shanshan LIU via We look forward to having you join us in this webinar and answering any questions you might have on the subject.



Event Info

Nov 10, 2021

Location & Time

Webinar | Wednesday, November 10, 16:00 China Time / 15:00 Vietnam / 9:00 AM CET

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