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Maritime Silk Road intl expo concludes with fruitful results

(eguangzhou.gov.cn) Update:2020-09-29


A dance performance is staged during the expo. [Photo/southcn.com]

The 2020 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo concluded on Sept 26 in Guangzhou, yielding fruitful results.

The expo was the first offline large-scale international economic and trade exhibition held by Guangdong under the current COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control measures, offering a professional exhibition integrating cultural tourism, scientific innovation, and livelihood consumption.

A total of 34 forums, negotiations, and special activities were held from Sept 24 to 26, and the expo welcomed delegations from embassies and consulates of 51 countries and regions, as well as around 1,000 companies to attend the event both online and offline. The number of visitors to the expo exceeded over 80,000.

The official tourism department of the Solomon Islands set up a national pavilion during this year's expo as the year 2020 marks the one-year anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relationship between Solomon Islands and China. It was the first of its kind held by the Solomon Islands in China to showcase its charm. 

Robots displayed by Qianxi Group, a subsidiary of Country Garden, attracted significant attention during the event, including visits from high-level officials of eight overseas embassies including Brazil, Canada, Rwanda, and Australia, achieving potential cooperation intention with these countries in unmanned catering.

The exhibition area for marine economy was the most popular one among purchasers during the expo, attracting more than 20,000 visitors, of which nearly 10,000 of them were professional visitors.