The number of listed companies on the ChiNext stock market, China's Nasdaq-style board for growth enterprises, had exceeded 1,000 as of Wednesday.
The figure represents 22.55 percent of the total number of listed companies on China's A-share market.
The total market value of listed companies on the ChiNext board has reached 13.55 trillion yuan, accounting for 15.86 percent of the total market value of China's A-share market, and second only to the NASDAQ.
The Shenzhen-based ChiNext was established in 2009 with 28 listed companies on its market. Over the past decade, ChiNext has seen a rapid expansion of listed companies, especially in the scientific and technological sectors.
In August 2020, the first batch of registration-based initial public offerings (IPOs) of 18 enterprises debuted on the ChiNext board, amid the country's efforts to reform the capital market.