INMEX China 2014 - The 6th Edition of the Largest & Definitive International Maritime Expo held in Guangzhou, China, along the South China Sea, will feature an extensive range of cutting-edge marine technologies and equipment presented by both local and international exhibitors. This biennial maritime exhibition and conference will be the ideal networking platform for the maritime community in Asia.
• Featuring over 550 international renowned brands and companies from over 20 countries
• Meet & Network with over 5,000 key decision makers in the Maritime Industry
• International Country Pavilions include: Denmark, Germany, Holland, Iran, Japan, Korea, Norway, Singapore, Taiwan, UK & many more!
• Local & International Shipyards' Pavilion at the exhibition
• High-level Maritime Seminars & Forums will be conducted by international renowned speakers
• Professional B2B meetings, Interactive Shipyard Visits will be organized for visitors
• Build brand equity & market presence in Asia
In addition, China has recently implemented a new subsidy policy for Chinese shipbuilders, resulting in a stronger spending power by the buyers.
This is the perfect time to book a stand and showcase your products and solutions in INMEX China 2014!
Guangzhou city is the central city of the Pearl River Delta region in Guangdong province, close to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and hundreds of shipyards. Recently, Guangdong recorded a shipping service trading value of over CNY2 billion (US$331 million) in 2013, while its shipping industry value reached CNY26 billion, which is the second largest among all provinces in China.
In 2013, Guangdong finished building 11 port projects, bring 14 new berths of 10,000 tonnes and over, including the No.4 berth at western Yantian terminal. An extra port capacity of 60 million tonnes was added to the province. The berths in the province totaled to 2,975. 271 of them are 10,000 tonnes and over. Guangdong Provincial Transportation Department said the province's waterway transport service restructuring has taken effect as there were 85 per cent of the shipping companies recorded profit at the end of last year, compared to 40 per cent of them recorded loss at the beginning of the last year.
China's shipbuilding sector has reported more positive figures in 2013, with newly received tonnage amounting to 69.84m dead weight tons (DWT), soaring 242% year-on-year. Chinese yards accounted for 47.9% of the world's total new building tonnage at 145.78m DWT in 2013, according to figures from the ministry of industry and information technology.
This re-emphasizes the huge potential growth in the demand of marine technologies and equipment in Guangzhou, China.