Currently, Hengqin is actively preparing for the South China service platform of the ‘National Equities Exchange and Quotations' (NEEQ). Also, the stock equity service center for Zhuhai's small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) will be established and the support measures for the listing of companies will be issued. More listed companies and intermediary institutions will be gathered in the area to promote businesses' listing and financing.
Hengqin has developed quickly over the years, especially in terms of financial innovation. Currently, the financial services industry has become one of the ‘three highlights' of Hengqin's modern industrial system. Overall output along with the service level has been greatly improved.
According to statistics, the added value of Hengqin's financial industry reached 769 million yuan in 2015, accounting for 8.37 percent of the region's GDP. The tax contribution ran up to 2.311 billion yuan, occupying 26.7 percent of the region's tax contributions. A multi-level financial services system for traditional financial institutions and emerging financial institutions has been developed.
Additionally, a series of innovations have been listed and extended. Lotus Bridge's shuttle bus service that integrates financial IC cards is an example that can be replicated in the province. Also, cross-border RMB loans, with the approved loans totaling 7.362 billion yuan, will promote major cross-border infrastructure construction and Guangdong-Macao cooperation key projects.
In addition, Hengqin's financial cooperation with Hong Kong and Macao in banking, fund products and insurance services has also made new breakthroughs.