According to the press conference of China Marine Economy Expo held in Beijing, the expo this year will be held in Zhanjiang, a southwest city in Guangdong Province from Dec 3rd to 7th. Zhanjiang will be the permanent venue of Marine Economy Expo, the only nationwide and integrated expo in marine economy area.
More than 1000 exhibitors from all over the world are expected to take part, including over 20 Fortune Global 500 companies, over 100 emerging marine science companies and over 500 professional buyers.
Zhanjiang aims to build a worldwide platform to promote exchange and cooperation of marine economy industry, according to the mayor of Zhanjiang Wang Zhongbing.
China has promoted the idea of developing the marine economy and building China into a marine power recent years, and marine science and technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past decade.