As the 125th Canton Fair will kick off on next Monday, April 15th, inbound passenger flow in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has increased 5% compared to last month, with 40% tourists from abroad, according to Nanfang Daily.
Spokesman of Baiyun Frontier Inspection Station predicted that the flow of inbound and outbound passengers would exceed 1 million for the first time during the 125th Canton Fair, which increase 10% year-on-year.
In order to handle the passenger flow peak, Baiyun Frontier Inspection Station has already optimized duty mode and arrange a batch of policemen who can speak English, Russian, France, Spanish and other 10 languages at the port.
Furthermore, foreigners who hold residence permit (above 6 months) and permanent resident card can use e-channel to enter Chinese mainland at Tianhe Port.
The 125th Canton Fair will be held from April 15th to May 5tht with three phases:
Phase 1: April 15th-19th, 2019 (Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances)
Phase 2: April 23rd-27th, 2019 (Consumer Goods, Gifts and Home Decorations)
Phase 3: May 1st-May 5th, 2019 (Office Supplies, Cases & Bags, and Recreation Products)
The international pavilion will be set in Phase 1 and 3.
Text by Steven
Edited by Olivia