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Windows of Guangzhou project signifies openness to global trade

UK-based company Atkins is developing the Windows of Guangzhou, a riverside development in the Guangdong capital featuring buildings in the shape of floating windows to signify the city’s openness to global trade. The two ‘windows’ and one upright, 208-m tower spell ‘001’ to signify Guangzhou’s status as the first city in China to open for […]

UK businesses urged to invest in China

UK businesses are not cashing in on China’s rapid economic growth, says Mr. Xu Bing, deputy director general of China Foreign Trade Centre, at the recently concluded 2014 Canton Fair London seminar. Hosted by Great Britain’s Economic and Commercial Section of the Chinese Embassy and China Foreign Trade Centre, the event offered advice to UK […]

Guangzhou introduces one-stop shop for firms

The Customs department has launched a one-stop shop at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to provide all services to companies. The shop will offer services to firms in the area, which include registration, alteration and customs declaration. In terms of customs supervision, the policy is one of the best in a comprehensive bonded area, forming a […]

Nigerian consulate opens in Guangzhou

The Nigerian government has opened a consulate in the Guangdong capital of Guangzhou, a welcome news for the many Nigerians living in the city. With the establishment of the Nigerian Consulate in Guangzhou, Nigerians no longer need to travel around 21 hours by train or three hours by air from Guangzhou to Beijing just to […]

China Southern kicks off new Guangzhou-Frankfurt flight

China Southern Airlines has recently launched a new service from the southern metropolis of Guangzhou to Frankfurt, Germany via Changsha—a move that aims to meet the increasing demand for business and leisure travel. The new route brings the number of Chinese cities that have air connections to German destinations to eight. The new flight departs […]

OPPLE global dealer meeting a success

Leading LED lighting equipment manufacturer OPPLE has successfully hosted its 2014 global leader meeting in Guangzhou, which marks a firm step forward in the worldwide LED illumination market. Held in Shangri-La Hotel, the first international luxury hotel in the city, the meeting gathered the world’s major distributors, conveying the company’s desire for face-to-face communication to […]

Mini-Singapore to rise in Guangzhou

A mini-Singapore is set to be born in the Guangdong capital of Guangzhou with the development of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC). Covering around 123 sq m and with an initial investment of 4 billion yuan, a whole new city will be developed over the coming 20 years in the Chinese southern metropolis, with the […]

New home prices up 14pct in Guangzhou

The southern metropolis of Guangzhou has seen the fastest growth rate in new home prices to 14 percent compared to the other nine key Chinese cities monitored by the SCMP-Creda index. A collaboration between mainland consultancy China Real Estate Data Academy and South China Morning Post, the index does not include the substantial number of […]

Rosewood to open in Guangzhou

The Rosewood Hotel announces expansion plans in China with a new property in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou. The Rosewood Guangzhou will occupy the top 16 floors of the city’s tallest building, Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, which will open in 2017. The 251-room hotel will feature 355 Rosewood-branded luxury residences and will be home to […]

Guangzhou hosts electrical building technology fair

The 11th edition of the Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology is now in full swing at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou. Catering to the mounting needs of China’s building sector, the fair takes place at its new locations of halls 9.1 and 10.1 at the complex, where 20,000 sq m of exhibition […]