Facility that cost 44 billion yuan to lay an outline of heavy industry in coastal and port areas.
City hitting its development targets despite virus complications.
Big-name domestic and foreign industrial investors in the petrochemicals, steel and papermaking industries have staked their claims to be part of city's future.
Guangdong port city Zhanjiang is to play a key role in developing China's western region.
Blast furnace and pharmaceutical center among new endeavors set to further modernize local economy.
City devoted to developing modern coastal economic belt and free trade port to help connect wider area with Belt and Road Initiative.
Dynamic opening-up city adds weight to the construction of its transport network, marine economy, Chen Hong reports.
'City of prawns' has long striven to be commercial powerhouse, and trade fair expected to be major step toward that goal.