Sheng Liu1, Xiuying Chen2,*, Naihua Gu3,4, Yuzi He5
1.Institute of Studies for the Great Bay Area, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, 510006
2.School of Economics and Trade, Guangdong University of Finance, Guangzhou, China, 510521
3.Institute of Industrial Economics, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, 510632
4.Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, Maoming, China, 525000
5.School of Economics and Trade, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, 510006
*Corresponding Author: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the context of service economy transformation, whether and how the collaborative agglomeration of producer services and manufacturing industry will affect the industrial development performance is attracting wide attention. Based on the theory of industrial space correlation, this paper studies the impact mechanism of collaborative agglomeration of producer services and manufacturing industries on the upgrading of global value chain. Furthermore, based on the current situation and existing problems of industrial agglomeration in China, this paper puts forward some solutions to promote the upgrading of global value chains by optimizing the synergistic agglomeration of producer services and manufacturing industries.
collaborative agglomeration, producer services, manufacturing, global value chain
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