- September 03, 2019
Guangzhou (formerly referred to as Canton) is China’s third largest city after Shanghai and Beijing, with an estimated population of 14.5 million inhabitants. The administrative capital of the Guangdong province, the city is situated on the banks of the Pearl River, close to Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzen. Guangzhou has a large automotive manufacturing cluster. It is home to Guangzhou Automobile Group Co (GAC), a large Chinese vehicle manufacturer (annual prediction over 29 million units) which has joint ventures with Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Mitsubishi and Toyota. GAC’s vehicles are sold under its own local brands such as AION, Everus, Gonow, Liebao and Trumpchi.
Visitors to Rematec Asia 2019 are in for a culinary treat too: Guangzhou is also famous for its Cantonese cuisine. Touristic highlights are the Canton Tower, Yuyin Garden and Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall.