Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, the core city of the GBA, an international commerce base and an integrated transportation hub, is also where the Maritime Silk Road begins.
As the third largest city in China, Guangzhou was among the earliest beneficiaries of China’s decision to open its economy to the world in the 1980s.
Guangzhou Port is the largest comprehensive pivotal port and container trunk port in South China, ranking fourth in the world in terms of cargo throughput in 2020. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is one of the important international aviation hubs serving the “Belt & Road Initiative” (BRI) and the “Silk Road in the Air”.
This booming city boasts a vigorous automobile industry. Foreign automakers, such as Honda and Toyota, have established joint ventures in Guangzhou. Concentration on the automotive industry has led Guangzhou to become one of the most important and active hubs for trade, logistics and distribution in the world. As an essential open port in South China, the city has long been an optimal destination for foreign investment. Guangzhou is also one of the key consumer markets in South China. Demand for consumer goods and e-commerce is spurring local demand for warehousing and logistics in Guangzhou.
Prologis owns and operates logistics and distribution facilities in Guangzhou.
Data as of December 31, 2021.