Guangzhou (Canton) (Guǎngzhōu 广州)

Keith A. LEITICH

Guangzhou (Canton) has been an economic center for centuries. The city, with its liberal economic policies, has played a major role in China’s recent modernization efforts, attracting foreign capital and investment. Guangzhou is home of the Chinese Export Commodities Fair, better known as the “Canton Trade Fair.”

Guangzhou (Canton) is the largest city in southern China and the capital of Guangdong Province, which is the main point of entry to….

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