STATEMENT: CCTV: Guangdong's marine economy captivates the international press


STATEMENT: CCTV: Guangdong's marine economy captivates the international press

BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Located near the South China Sea, Guangdong Province has rich and unique coastal resources. Its total coastline is 4,114.3 kilometers, the first among Chinese mainland provinces.

"Explore Guangdong along the coast" event was held in Guangdong. From October 30 to November 3, journalists and content creators from the Republic of Korea, Italy, the Middle East, South America, and Hong Kong and Macau visited five coastal cities in Guangdong: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Huizhou, Dongguan, and Zhuhai. The delegation enjoyed the picturesque views of the sea and glimpsed the achievements of the province's maritime economy.

Yoon Seokjeong, a journalist with Maeil Business Network, a media outlet in the Republic of Korea, said that the port of Guangzhou was his favorite place during this trip. "The port is very busy, which indicates the development of trade in the region. Guangzhou has become an economic center. I want to show the image of Guangzhou's economy to the public in the Republic of Korea (DRC). Coastal cities "They usually have the advantage of developing the economy. I think the Republic of Korea could pay more attention to the blue economy," Yoon explained.

""It's very fun and relaxing. I would recommend it to my followers," said Neslihan Kilavuz, a YouTuber from Turkey, as she boarded a cruise ferry at Shekou International Cruise Port for sightseeing. She was captivated by the stunning views, including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai Bridge. Macau, 55 km long, and enjoyed the magic show and interactive activities on the ship.

Mahdi Faraj Hamid, a reporter from Rudaw Media Network, said he visited the SYSU-Huizhou Research Institute in Huizhou, where petrochemical achievements have been developed in the marine industry and is important for ecological development. The Institute expands the technological innovation of Sun Yat-sen University and has established a transformation chain of scientific and technological results.

"I had never thought about the idea of ​​an electric motor for a boat. This is really new to me," said Colombian vlogger Fernando Muñoz Bernal after visiting the ePropulsion Group in Dongguan, a leading brand in boat electrification. "The level of development they have, and how efficient, clean and powerful they are - they can even carry a 200-passenger ferry - is really something that is going to revolutionize the nautical, navigation and transportation industry," he added.

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