November 19, 2018

China fishes for growth with world's largest aquarium

A giant 63-metre blue whale shark statue towers over the world’s largest aquarium, on a Chinese island being promoted as a testing ground for reforms aimed at encouraging domestic consumption as the driver of economic growth.

Hengqin island is just across the Pearl River from Shenzhen, the boom town on the border with Hong Kong that was designated a Special Economic Zone 35 years ago.

At the time Shenzhen was a fishing village. Now foreign investment and a freer capitalist economy have turned it into an export powerhouse with a population of

Source: http://news.yahoo.com/china-fishes-growth-worlds-largest-aquarium-050228210.html