The cargo handling capacity of Guangzhou Port is expected to hit 585 million tons this year.
The figure was 539 million tons in the first 11 months of the year, up by 8.8 percent year-on-year.
year, the Guangzhou Port Authority will continue expanding the exchange
and cooperation with foreign ports in fields such as information
exchange and talent training, and prepare for the 31st World Ports
Conference in 2019, said Chen Hongxian, director of the Guangzhou Port
Authority at a recent press conference.
the passenger throughput at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
stood at about 60 million in the 11 months of this year, up by 10.2
percent over the same period last year, and is expected to reach 65
million people in the entire year this year. The Terminal 2 of the
airport will go into service in February next year, said Sun Xiuqing,
director of the administrative committee of the Guangzhou Aerotropolis
the coming year, Sun's committee will actively pursue the brand
building related to the airport and explore new ways of constructing the
airport-side industrial park, he said.
influence of the Guangzhou Aerotropolis Development District is bound
to be enhanced with the 2018 World Route Development Conference being
held in Guangzhou, Sun said.