BASF signed a framework agreement with Guangdong government to further clarify the planning details for its $10 billion Verbund chemical complex in Zhanjiang.
Guangdong Haizhuang Wind Power Equipment set up operations in the Zhanjiang Marine Sci-Tech Innovation Center on Jan 2.
A 1.6-billion-yuan ($233-million) project involving the value-added processing of sea rice will be carried out in Suixi county, Zhanjiang.
The No 3 blast furnace project of Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel was launched on Dec 6.
Zhanjiang was authorized by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Natural Resources to establish an Ocean Economic Development Demonstration Zone.
Henan Huaying Poultry Group will invest 3 billion yuan ($431 million) to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary -- Guangdong Huaying Agriculture Development Co Ltd -- in Leizhou.
Zhanjiang's foreign trade increased by 11.9 percent year-on-year to exceed 30.43 billion yuan ($4.3 billion) in the first 10 months of 2018.
Dynamic opening-up city adds weight to the construction of its transport network, marine economy, Chen Hong reports.