It is hot and rainy in September, around 24℃to 32℃.
The unit of currency is Chinese Yuan. Foreign currencies can be exchanged at hotels
and banks. Cash withdrawal by credit card is possible at the main offices of
Bank of China in China.
(1 USD is
approximately 6.80 RMB; 1 Euro is approximately 7.7 RMB)
Guangzhou is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+8 hours GMT)
The voltage in China is 220 Volt / 50 Hertz. The Chinese socket looks like this:
15 Amp. / 220 Volt
Adapters for the 15 Amp./220 Volt socket can be provided from the Hotel reception, please ask the clerk of the reception counter.
◆ Entry Requirement
All foreign visitors to P.R. China must apply for visa and comply with the
health requirement on entering China.
Please ensure that all your colleagues have already obtained the relevant visa
prior to departure. Contact organizer to apply the visa invitation letter. Please
note the responsibility for obtaining a visa is neither from the Organisers nor
the Official Travel Agents. (Unsuccessful visa applications will not constitute
a basis for cancellation of exhibitor contract)
◆ To and From the Airport
Transportations such as airport bus, hotel bus, metro and taxis are all available
between airport and city of Guangzhou. Details can be found on the official
website of the airport under: www.baiyunairport.com
◆ Interpreters are Strongly
Due to the fact that not all Chinese business people in the field can speak English.
Business cards are very important as means of communication. It is very
important for business associates to exchange business cards. Cards are always
offered and received with both hands after the initial greeting.
the smartphone’ popularity, more and more Chinese business people start to use
E-business card from Apps such as What’s app or linkedin. However the most popular
App is Wechat in China. If you want a faster contact method to your Chinese business
partner, Wechat international version is available both to IOS and Android smartphone.
◆ Communication Habit
Address Chinese officials as Mister, Miss or Madam. The Chinese surnames come
first and the given names last,
e.g. Mr. Zhang Tongjun should be addressed as Mr. Zhang.