Create New Glory for the Silk Road with Assistance of Industry & Intelligence

Opening of China Kashgar - Guangzhou Commodities Fair and Opening of Guangzhou New City

Jul 08, 2013, 07:34 ET from China Economic Net

KASHGAR, China, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 28, the opening ceremony of the China Kashgar - Guangzhou Commodities Fair and the opening ceremony of Guangzhou New City, first phase project, were held. An original report by China Economic Net follows.


Leaders of different levels, including Gong Xiaosheng, Chinese Ambassador to Turkey; Shi Dagang, vice chairman of the government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region; Zeng Cun, Party secretary of Kashgar Prefecture; Chen Jianhua, mayor of Guangzhou; Li Xinquan, county Party secretary of Shufu and honored guests from various countries including Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Laos, Pakistan and Turkey attended the opening ceremony and opening of Guangzhou New City, first phase project.

The grand event is an important measure for the implementation of "1336" strategies of providing aid to Xinjiang as a partner proposed by the municipal Party committee and government of Guangzhou. It gives full play to the guidance of government, main role of enterprises and fundamental function of market distribution resources to build Shufu County Commerce and Trade Zone as the core area of "sending Xinjiang commodities to the East and South & delivering Guangzhou products to the West and North". It further activates the motive force and vitality of development of Kashgar and Guangzhou New City, forming the accumulative effect of great commerce, large logistics and a big market, covering Kashgar, south Xinjiang and even the whole Xinjiang and Central and South Asian markets, and creating new glory for the Silk Road based on leading the aid of Xinjiang people's livelihoods by aiding Xinjiang with both industry and intelligence, relying on the domestic market's population of 1.3 billion and the 1.3 billion of eight surrounding countries.

Getting there:

  1. To reach Shufu County, fly from Beijing Capital International Airport to Kashgar Airport.
  2. Take a train from Beijing to Turpan, then transfer trains to Shufu.

SOURCE China Economic Net