Pingxiang, China, Dec. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 2020 Pingxiang China-Vietnam Border Tourism Festival opened on December 18 in Pingxiang, a county-level city under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Chongzuo, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. This year’s festival’s focuses on the Pilot Free Trade Zone while seeking new industrial development opportunities.
The highlights of this year’s event consist of six activities, including the opening ceremony; a fruit trade fair; policy interpretation and investment promotion activities in the Chongzuo area of the China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone; carnival activities; a commodity fair; and a large-scale Pingxiang style evening party.
Pingxiang is a city known for its extensive and enjoyable tourist attractions. The city, based at the China–Vietnam border in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is located along the Belt and Road Initiative, the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor, and the China Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor. It is also in the Chongzuo area of the China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Pingxiang is the largest international port in Guangxi, with the most export and import opportunities. Additionally, the port of Pingxiang is the fastest and most popular point of overland connection from China to Vietnam and the rest of ASEAN. It is also the largest rosewood trading market in China, known in China as the City of Rosewood.
The annual Pingxiang China-Vietnam Border Tourism Festival has been held for 28 consecutive years. It has become an important event for Guangxi to display its achievements to the rest of the world while attracting investment. The festival is an important avenue for promoting international and regional exchanges and cooperation with Vietnam and other ASEAN countries.
At the opening ceremony on the 18th, Nguyen Phuc Ha, the Director of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Department of Lang Son Province, Vietnam, congratulated the event via video message.