China News Service, Guangzhou, November 27 (Zuo Yuqing) In China, there is a port that originated in the Qin and Han Dynasties, developed in the Tang and Song Dynasties, prospered in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and flourished in the contemporary era.

It used to be the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road, a large southern port that "went to the sky" after the founding of the People's Republic of China. It is also one of the few ports in the world that has never been closed for more than two thousand years. This is Guangzhou Port.

  On November 26, the interview team of the web-themed event "Joining Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao to join hands in the Greater Bay Area" came to the Nansha Port Area of ​​Guangzhou Port and saw that the arms of the container crane on the wharf were rising and falling, and the container trailer outside the wharf was waiting in an orderly manner to enter the port. .

At dusk, the afterglow of the setting sun poured on the neatly arranged containers, adding a touch of gentleness to the busy terminal.

In the Nansha port area of ​​Guangzhou Port, container trailers outside the terminal are waiting in an orderly manner to enter the port.

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  According to reports, after more than two thousand years of history, Guangzhou Port is now an important hub of the national integrated transportation system, the largest comprehensive main hub port in South China, the largest energy and raw material unloading port, and the largest ro-ro truck. Unloading port, the largest grain unloading port, the largest domestic trade container hub port, and the most intensive port in Africa.

  As the main terminal of Guangzhou Port, Nansha Port is the most important core port area for Guangzhou Port to accelerate the construction of a world-class port, an important part of the construction of Guangzhou's international comprehensive transportation hub and a high-level opening to the outside world.

As of the end of June 2021, Nansha Port has opened 160 liner routes, including 128 foreign trade routes and 32 domestic trade routes. The container throughput accounts for more than 70% of the total throughput of Guangzhou Port.

The Nansha Port Area of ​​Guangdong Port is in operation.

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  The prosperity and development of the port area has also led to the development of new forms of foreign trade in Nansha District.

According to Chen Liyue, the person in charge of the relevant offices of the Port Office of Nansha District, since 2014, cross-border e-commerce business has been developed. By 2020, the cross-border e-commerce import and export of Nansha Comprehensive Bonded Zone will rank first in the comprehensive bonded area in 2021. Cross-border e-commerce imports and exports exceeded 30 billion yuan in October, and a cross-border e-commerce seaport hub has been formed, providing better conditions for cross-border e-commerce goods storage, distribution and industrial agglomeration.

  "Our foreign trade routes are based on the Nansha Port Area, and we have built a multimodal logistics system. Now 4 cross-border e-commerce industrial parks have been formed here, with more than 80 companies gathering, such as Tmall, JD.com, Koala, Well-known cross-border e-commerce platforms such as Vipshop and Douyin are all operating in Nansha and building a logistics and distribution base in South China," she said.

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