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The Chinese State Council has given permission for bonded bunkering operations to be carried out at Guangdong province, according to the official document ‘Opinions of the State Council on Launching Pilot Work on Business Environment Innovation’ published on 25 November.
The permission, issued under a pilot programme to enhance regional business environment, allows selected Guangzhou and Shenzhen bonded bunkering firms to directly conduct bonded bunkering operations in Guangdong Province.
In the first three quarters of 2021, a total of 4,593 foreign trade ships arrived at facilities operated by the Guangzhou Port Group, up by 473 on year and 11.4% last year. Traffic from foreign trade container liners increased by about 16.6% on year.
At present, Guangzhou port has 310 storage tanks with a total storage capacity of more than 3.1743 million cubic meters.
Editor’s note: The original ‘Opinions of the State Council on Launching Pilot Work on Business Environment Innovation’ can be obtained here.
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