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6 Guangdong cities listed in Top 30 Most Innovative Chinese Cities 2018

(chinadaily.com.cn)Updated: 2018-12-05

Six Guangdong cities - Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan and Foshan - were listed in the Top 30 Most Innovative Chinese Cities 2018, which was released by Forbes China on Nov 30.

Shenzhen topped the list, followed by Beijing and Jiangsu province's Suzhou.

According to Forbes China, the innovation level of all the country's cities was evaluated according to indicators such as the number of newly applied-for patents (per capita and total), patent grants (per capita and total), invention patent grants (per capita and total), international patents or PCT applications (per capita and total), and the proportion of science and technology expenditure to local fiscal expenditure.