Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan district includes two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao and nine Pearl River Delta cities in Guangdong Province, namely Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing. Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Great Bay area is an important space carrier for China to build a world-class urban agglomeration and participate in global competition.
Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Bay area is the fourth largest Bay Area in the world after New York Bay area, San Francisco Bay area and Tokyo Bay Area in Japan. In 2017, the population of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao's Great Bay Area reached 69.5693 million, and the GDP exceeded 10 trillion yuan, accounting for about 12.17% of the total national economy. The total GDP ranks 11th in the world ranking, which is the most active region and important growth pole in China; Among the four Bay areas, the total economic output ranks second, and the population, land area, port and airport throughput rank first among the four Bay areas.
On March 6, 2017, at the plenary meeting of the Guangdong delegation to the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress, he Ningka, deputy to the National People's Congress and director of Guangdong Provincial Development and Reform Commission, systematically discussed the construction of Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Bay area. He Ningka mentioned that the Great Bay area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao is the forefront of China's reform and opening up and an important engine of economic growth. The state attaches great importance to and supports the development of the Great Bay area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. The Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Great Bay area formed by the nine cities of Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhaoqing, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Zhongshan and Jiangmen and the two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao has the basic conditions for building a world-class Bay area and a world-class urban agglomeration.