STH led logistics and maritime delegation to Guangxi
26‐28 Jan 2019
The Secretary for Transport and Housing and Chairman of the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council (LOGSCOUNCIL) and the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB), Mr Frank Chan Fan, led a logistics and maritime delegation to visit Guangxi from 26 to 28 January 2019 to promote Hong Kong as a premier regional logistics hub and an international maritime centre.
During the visit, Mr Chan and the delegation called on Mr Chen Wu, the Chairman of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and exchanged views on the latest logistics and maritime developments in both places. The delegation also visited port and logistics facilities in Guangxi, including the Qinzhou Port and the Guangxi ASEAN Commerce and Trade City, and met with the representatives of the Beibu Gulf International Port Group Company Limited, to explore collaboration opportunities between the two regions.
Moreover, the delegation attended a luncheon seminar, “Hong Kong-Guangxi Development and Opportunities in Logistics and Maritime”, co-organised by the LOGSCOUNCIL, the HKMPB and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The seminar introduced Hong Kong’s strengths in logistics and maritime services to the Guangxi business community and encouraged further cooperation between the port, logistics and shipping sectors of both places so as to seize the opportunities arising from the “Belt and Road Initiative” and the “New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor”.