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Construction of Gaohe Harbour Port resumes after Spring Festival holiday

As one of the key provincial projects in Guangdong Province, constructions of Gaohe Harbour Port have resumed on February 6 as workers are returning to work after the Spring Festival holiday. It is expected to become one comprehensive public port, promoting the development of shipping business along Xijiang River.


According to the scheme, there will be 4 berths for 2000-ton vessels, which is capable to handle 2 3000-ton vessels at the same time. The design of the port has taken the park space of 5000-ton cargo ship into consideration. Once completed, the container throughput is expected to achieve 500k twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) and annual processing capacity of 520k TEUs.


With a land area of 170k square meters, it consists of the working area at the front port, deposit area, supporting area for both production and living, and roads and greening systems.


Most employees have returned for work after Spring Festival. With the remaining staff returning in a week, the construction has gradually resumed since February 6th. 

Stated by Kuang Mingzhi, the production manager of Gaohe Habour Port, the project started from September 2021. So far, the main body of the port has nearly finished. With 30% of total construction remaining, the main construction will be completed by June 2023 and the port will be put into operation by the end of this year.

Once completed, Gaohe Harbour Port will become one competitive regional specialized inland port for containers, which will foster the transportation between Foshan and other cities in the GBA. Meanwhile, it will significantly lower the shipping cost for both imported and exported goods, stimulating regional economic development.

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Leping Town in Sanshui listed in AHK Industry Zone Directory

Recently, Leping Town has been selected in the AHK Industry Zone Directory, which is the only town-level zone of South China to be selected. The inclusion in the directory is expected to level up its reputation on an internatinal level.

The German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) are institutions of German foreign trade promotion. They represent German companies worldwide that want to establish or expand their foreign business. AHK Greater China focus on trade and investment between these two regions. Based on the research of operation patterns of China's industrial zone, the organization launches "AHK Industry Zone Directory" to provide useful investment information and recommend Chinese premium enterprises to German company.

Representatives from Leping Government distributed brochures to guested, introducing advantages of the zone like location, policy, industrial cluster and quality amenities.

German enterprises have always been one of the important forces driving the industrial development of Leping Town. As early as 2012, the Germany ZF company, a global top 500 enterprise, had settled in Sanshui Park of Foshan.

Participating in such events can increase the visibility of Leping Town in Germany and even in Europe. With the support of the platform, it provides great opportunities for Sino-German business community and the copperation between these two regions will be expanded.

The high quality investment environment provides sufficient boost to attract investment in Leping Town. According to statistics, Leping Town introduced 39 projects with a total investment of 17.77 billion yuan in January to October this year, an increase of 10%.

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