Will Gwadar Grow to Become a Major Metropolis Like Shenzhen?
"We believe Gwadar is following in the footsteps of Shenzhen which represented a historic population rise, from a population of 30,000 in 1980 to 11 million people in 2017. Gwadar is poised to see massive population growth due to incoming industries, and we expect this to be one of the most strategic cities in South Asia." Hao-Yeh Chang, China Pak Investments Corporation Gwadar: The Next Shenzhen? Gwadar is booming. It's being called the next Shenzhen by some and the next Hong Kong by others as an emerging new port city in the region to rival Dubai . Land prices in Gwadar are skyrocketing, according to media reports . Gwadar Airport air traffic growth of 73% was the fastest of all airports in Pakistan where overall air traffic grew by 23% last year, according to Anna Aero publication . A new international airport is now being built in Gwadar to handle soaring passenger and cargo traffic. Recent Aerial View of Gwadar Hammerhead Growth Gwadar Property