2016 GAUGENG 21ST CENTURY MARIME, SILK ROAD INTERNATIONAL EXPO PROMOTION CONFRENCE
South African business people attended the 2016 Gaungdong 21st Century Marine Silk Road International Expo Promotion Conference at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on the the 14 July 2016. The Silk international conference, annually hosted in DongGuan city, this economic and trade event merge the two countries China and South Africa to extend their business relations. The conferences growth in the past few years saw a massive change and progression to their growing economy due to the hosting of the international Marine Expo.
This year’s expo was hosted in the rich mineral shore of Johannesburg city, SA’s hub of lifestyle wealth and tourist attraction. A variety of respected speakers came to extend their word and share information of the event at large and its success. Mr Yang Peidong Dupty Consulate General of China in Johannesburg, Mr Nyiko Nkuna from the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr Daryl Swanepoel from ANC Progressive Busines Forum, Mr Wu Shaokang Chairman of China Southern Africa Exhibition and Trading Chamber and Mr Zeng Xiaochao from DongGuan Africa Industrial and Investment company were among the guest speakers. Within their respected positions in the community of growth and development they had great tributes towards the conference, this will surely lead to improvements within the business opportunities between China and South Africa.
Since the inaugural hosting of the Gaungdong 21st Century Marine Silk Road International Expo event it is beyond doubt that a massive boom in the economy had been attained and the successful relations has surely been reaping over the years between Chinese and South African trade. Speakers highlighted also on the cultivating response that this initiative has brought forth to strengthening relations and keeping the power of trade being an ongoing success. This ongoing discussion has been an enlightening process as its success has shown, this was highlighted in the clip played from their previous expo held. In conclusion, this conference has sparked many entrepreneurs interests towards the Expo which well be held later in the year. This led to the signing of a friendship agreement for future relations.