Overseas Chinese,bridge of Maritime Silk Road
Home to 250,000 overseas Chinese with more than 150,000 gathering in Southeast Asia, overseas Chinese has played an very important role in Dongguan's economy. This dynamic and powerful group, referred as" Overseas Chinese economy" also featured the Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo in Dongguan. According to some statistics, more than 1,000 exhibiting enterprises attended Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo,among them, above 400 came from Malaysia.
"We have blood connections with Dongguan and Guangdong, we share a common culture, with this in mind, we are willing to organize our members to participate the expo, to expand cooperation, basically on exchanging goods,said Mr. DATO' H.L Bong, President of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce.
Exchanging of products and technology will be the priority of Guangdong-Malaysia cooperation, citing from Mr. Huang.
Taking advantage of overseas Chinese' resources and connections, the city will keep strengthening the "bridge " ,economically and culturally, on the rebuilding 21st maritime silk road.