Founded in Shenzen 12 years ago, BGI now has nearly 4.000 employees and a turnover of 1 billion Yuan, 50 % from abroad. Chinese affiliations are in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Qingdao and Xi’an. Foreign branches are in the US, Europe, Japan, Singapore.

China Industrial Biotechnology Network, January 15, 2013