The 2018 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo will be held in Dongguan and Guangzhou from October 25th to October 28th. The expo will see 1,732 exhibitors including 1,221 overseas enterprises and organizations from 57 countries and regions.
The expo in Dongguan, an important platform for Guangdong to contribute to the Belt and Road Initiative, has been held for four years since 2014. According to the organizing committee, this year's expo covers an area of 70,000 m2 with 2,560 booths.
It will set up 1 maritime silk road comprehensive exhibition and 4 professional exhibitions at Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center in Houjie, Dongguan. Those exhibitions will display the culture, customs, tourism, food, artware and other featured products from all participating nations.
It is estimated that the number of professional buyers participating in this year will reach 34,000, with an increase of over 9% year-on-year. Former politicians and officials from countries along the Belt and Road such as Thailand, Cambodia, will also attend the event.
On October 26th, the expo will hold a special forum on Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area construction and the Belt and Road Initiative at Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center.
During the forum, a blue book about Guangdong's participation in the Belt and Road construction (2013-2018) will be released for the first time.
For more information of the expo, please click on the official website: http://www.msr-expo.com.5l0w.cn/?lang=en
Reported by Will
Edited by Wing