Guangdong International Green Freight Fair & Workshop

The Guangdong Department of Transport and Clean Air Asia co-organized the Guangdong International Green Freight Trade Fair in Shenzhen from 12 to 14 October 2011. The Fair aimed to make truck companies more familiar with available technologies on the Chinese market.

This was organized with support from the Ministry of Transport PRC, World Bank and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). It was combined with the Shenzhen International Logistics Transportation Fair, the second largest in the world, and attracted over 10,000 visitors.

Opening Speech by Gerneral Director of Guangdong MoT – Mr.Yang Xiping

At the Fair, Guangdong Province also launched the Green Freight Demonstration Project which aims to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions of its truck fleets. The US$ 14 million project is a partnership between the Guangdong Government, World Bank and GEF.

Over sixty policy makers, truck companies, and international experts discussed at theGuangdong Green Freight Workshop how to maximize fuel savings through the project and make maximum use of existing international experience.

Group Photo – Guangdong Green Freight Workshop