A place of investments: ExxonMobil, British Petroleum, Siemens, Carrefour and Matsushita in Zhuhai
Zhuhai(Chinese: 珠海) is on the southern coast of Guangdong province in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta, Zhuhai borders Jiangmen to the northwest, Zhongshan to the north, and Macau to the south. Zhuhai was one of the original Special Economic Zones established in the 1980s and also one of China’s premier tourist destinations, being called the Chinese Riviera.
The outstanding geographic location, a wide range of support from both the infrastructures to the government policies and a deep-water port is the major attraction for foreign capital. Among the top 500 enterprises worldwide, 19 of them have investment projects in Zhuhai such as ExxonMobil, British Petroleum, Siemens, Carrefour and Matsushita. Hong Kong is the largest outland investor in Zhuhai accounting for 22% of total foreign investment in 2002 and even much more for now
City life and foreigners in Zhuhai: JUSCO, Tax-free Shopping Mall
As a prefecture-level city and located in Special Economic Zones of the Pearl River Delta, Zhuhai doesn’ t lack of foreigners as well as bars and others entertainment places and activities. A bar called”Chinese Old Boat（中国古船）” set up by an Englishman Mike, attracts lots of tourists. The light, the live music, the wine in the bar and the whole atmosphere oft it are all pretty recommended. Many foreigners like Huafa new town and go there very often.
Generally, most large-scale shopping malls and department stores in China supply both shopping services and tasting snacks. If not, you can find gourmet shops near the shopping mall or department store. Customers never have to worry about shopping while hungry. The following are a few of the large-scale stores on the roads of Zhuhai: JUSCO(吉之岛), Zhuhai Department Store(珠海百货广场), Tax-Free Shopping Mall(珠海免税商场), Wanjia Department Store(华润万家), Yingbin Commercial Plaza(迎宾百货广场) and so on.
Foreigners in Zhuhai: Nightlife, Bar street
Zhuhai is known for its nightlife. Chinese street life on Walking Street, sipping cocktails on Bar Street, and hitting the wild electronic discos, Zhuhai has all that you’re looking for.
There is a large number of foreigners in Zhuhai, so the potential market of the nightlife commerce is very large. The famous night clubs or bars are as following: 18 Bar, Soho, Caribbean (UFO Bar) and so on.