- Hangzhou’s Binjiang district is home to three of China’s biggest surveillance camera makers
- Hikvision, Dahua and Uniview benefited from rise in demand for surveillance after 9/11 terror attacks
China is famous for its one-industry towns. Gurao in southern Guangdong province is known for making bras. Qiaotou in Zhejiang province produces most of the world’s buttons.
- Sarah Dai
- South China Morning Post
The city of Tianjin to the north is a major manufacturer of bicycles.
Then there is Hangzhou’s Binjiang district, east of the Qiantang River that winds through the city, about 10 kilometres (6.2…