The 24th Guangzhou Expo will be held from Aug 26th to 29th, according to the latest news. Since the 11th Pan-Pearl-River-Delta (PPRD) Regional Cooperation and Development Forum will be held in Guangzhou almost at the same time, one important theme at this year’s expo is to show how Guangzhou merges himself into PPRD.
It is reported that the expo consists of three comprehensive exhibitions, including the Exhibition of PPRD Cities, the Exhibition of Worldwide Cities and Goods and the Exhibition of Guangzhou’s Urban Construction and Products. Also, eight professional exhibitions are held. The Exhibition of PPRD Cities is one highlight of this year’s expo.
PPRD contains 9 provinces and 2 Special Administrative Regions including Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao. The central government has eyed the region as a pioneer in reform and opening-up, an important engine for economic development, a key area for the mainland to capture cooperation opportunities with Hong Kong and Macao, as well as a crucial area for the advancement of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Meanwhile, delegations from 10 countries including Italy, Uganda, Thailand, Greece and Cambodia will bring their special products to the Exhibition of Worldwide Cities and Goods. Also to show their cityscape and local feature.
Also dozens of representatives of local enterprises including Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd will attend the Exhibition of Guangzhou’s Urban Construction and Products, bringing in their special products and innovative technologies. For instance, an experience area of VR (Visual Reality) will be set to present Guangzhou’s R&D capacity in VR.