Welcome to Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo


In addition to understand the Chinese market and get the newest changes, it is essential to get in contact with local Chinese and Asian businesses and evaluate the newest innovations on the markets. At the Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo from the 21st to the 24th of September SwissTank reach out to over 100 companies. At the expo 79 countries and 1,682 companies participated and attracted over 250,000 visitors to the 100,000 square-meter exhibition space.

Did you know?

  • China is investing under the name One Belt one Road heavily in new Infrastructure projects around the historic Silk Road
  • The main goal of the Silk Road is to connect Asia mainly China with Europe and Africa through five routes
  • The Maritime Silk Road links Chinese ports with Europe through South China Sea and Indian Ocean and connects China with South Pacific Ocean

From aircraft to handicrafts the The Maritime Silk Road Expo provided a wide range of industries and represented almost the whole planet from Asia via Africa and Oceania to Europe as a financial and cultural connected unity. The focusing topics of this fair were business opportunities, e-commerce logistics and information tech products. The main exhibition industries were tourism and culture, international building decoration materials and engineering machinery, food and agricultural products, international tea culture and ceramic culture. Every guest was able to see the latest developments in global trade and could experience at the same time the long history of the historic Silk Road.


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What SwissTank did?

SwissTank provided on the exhibition an opportunity for companies to make contact with potential business partners around the world and is doing after the fair market researches for potential customers. Our team got in contact with over 100 companies from different industries in Asia including renewable resource, food, health care, cosmetics and fashion and discussed potential market entries and investment projects for Chinese and foreign companies.

Moreover founder and CEO Bruno Stauffacher gave a speech about, how companies enter new markets successfully and how they can benefit from the developments around the Silk Road. This fair showed that local companies are producing unique and innovative products and are seeking for professional business consultancy for finding international business partners and investment projects in order to become successful global players.

Our SwissTank team had a great experience at the Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo and are happy to get in touch with interesting companies.

We also would like to thank the organizers of this event at the European American Chamber of Commerce and Industry for their effort and support.

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