In just a decade, Dongguan has gone from being a magnet for manufacturing to a wasteland of shuttered low-tech factories. The entrepreneurs, migrant workers and prostitutes that once flocked to the city have gone elsewhere, leaving behind industrial plots that produce nothing but weeds.
As part of the “Made in China 2025” campaign, Guangdong plans to transform industry, develop smart manufacturing, and build an advanced equipment manufacturing base on the west bank of the Pearl River.
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