In 2017 Dapeng New District's GDP reached 33 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.8 percent. The added value of industrial enterprises above designated size was 20.85 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4.5 percent. The total volume of the retail sales of social consumption goods was 6.09 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 8.7 percent. The investment in fixed assets was 7.77 billion yuan, an increase of 385.2 percent over the previous year. The total volume of import and export was US$1.22 billion, an increase of 19.2 percent over the previous year. The per capita disposable income of residents grew by 9.1 percent, higher than the city's average level.
Shenzhen International Bio-Valley has been included into the Top 10 core innovation platform of "Guangzhou-Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Corridor" and Baguang Core Area of the International Bio-Valley has been recognized as one of the city's first batch of seven major "future industries clusters." The second phase of Shenzhen National Gene Bank was one of ten key scientific and technological infrastructure projects that enjoy the priority to be launched. Twenty-seven projects including the company founded by Nobel Prize laureate Barry Marshall and his team will be put into operation. Dapeng New District has successfully hosted the 6th World Ocean Conference and the 11th International Yacht Exhibition.