Beijing is among the four cities in China that has been placed in the list of top 10 favorite destinations for luxury retailers in the world for 2016. The capital city of China, Beijing, has attained ninth rank. Among other three Chinese cities include Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei. With the new rankings, Beijing has now joined New York, Paris and London as one the most favorable cities for global luxury retailers.
Hong Kong was placed second after London, while Shanghai made it to the sixth rank. Earlier, Beijing forged ahead to become mainland China’s top retail destination, beating Shanghai in 2010. During this year Beijing was ranked sixth in the world’s top 10 favorite destinations for luxury retailers. The year 2016 however proved to be different with Shanghai being ranked sixth and Beijing making it to the ninth place.
Here are some of the reasons why Beijing is consistently considered as an important center for international trade and economy in China, and is a darling of global investors because of its innovative business opportunities. The city of Beijing is spread in a huge area of over 16,000 square kilometers and is home to over 14 million people. Apart from being the country’s capital, the city has been a veritable economic powerhouse for centuries.
There are many factors that make Beijing a popular destination for business travelers from across the world. The city with its excellent infrastructure and extensive transport network was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics. Today, Beijing has flourished immensely and has become an attractive place for setting up industries and breeding ground for young entrepreneurs. The city is an attractive destination for all those interested in various industries and sectors such as real estate, automobiles, electronics, pharmaceuticals, engineering, IT and computers, and agriculture. Beijing is quite welcoming as a business destination offering investors fabulous opportunity to explore and industries of their choice.
Moreover, with a wide range of modern, architectural, historical and natural attractions, Beijing also remains a prime tourist destination as well. Some of the major attractions worth visiting in the city include The Forbidden City, the Central Radio and TV Tower, Great Wall of China, HuTong, Imperial Gardens, the Central Radio and TV Tower, the Ming Tombs, the Capital Museum, the Chinese Military Museum, Beijing Art Museum, National Museum of China, Shihuadong Cave, Miyun Reservoir, Wanshou Temple, the Summer Palace, The Temple of Heaven, just to name a few.