The Engineering Machinery Exhibition at the 2016 MSR-EXPO. [Photo: Newsgd.com/Monica]
The 2016 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo (2016 MSR-EXPO) concluded with complete success in Dongguan on October 30.
The four-day expo attracted 238 thousand visitors, up 120% compared with last session. The number of professional visitors was 28,000, with an increase of 31.5% from a year earlier. No public safety affairs have occurred.
According to the survey conducted by the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of the 2016 MSR-EXPO, 93% interviewees expressed satisfaction with the expo, and 89% interviewees said that they would continue to participate in the 2017 MSR-EXPO.
Visitors at the Italy Pavilion at the 2016 MSR-EXPO. [Photo: Newsgd.com/Monica]
At the press conference held on October 29, the Secretariat officially announced that the 2017 MSR-EXPO will be held from October 26 to 29 in 2017. In the meantime, the exhibition area will be expanded to 100 thousand square meters. At present, the Secretariat has signed cooperation agreements for attracting investment and exhibitors with organizers from 18 foreign countries and regions.