Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 13, 2018 – The Port of Barcelona is presenting its activities and services at the Logistics Transport China, May 16-18, 2018, targeting Chinese importers, exporters and logistics operators. The delegation is formed by the Deputy Director General of Strategy and Commercial of the Port of Barcelona, Santiago Garcia-Milà; the leader of Strategy, Jordi Torrent; the commercial manager, Ana Arévalo; and the representative of the Port of Barcelona in China, Joan Dedeu.
The Port of Barcelona will have its own stand with Barceloc (Barcelona Europe China Logistics Centre), the office created to facilitate businesses Chinese and Asian in their logistics and commercial implantation in the Catalan capital. Barceloc, an Initiative of the Port, Catalonia Trade and Investment, the office of international economic promotion of the Generalitat de Catalunya, and of the City Council of Barcelona with the collaboration of several specialized logistics operators, offers advice on all aspects that may be needed by companies, such as the choice of the best location, the administrative and customs aspects, know the logistics and services offer and the connectivity with the different markets.
The Port will also be present at the stand that Puertos del Estado will install at the fair and will participate in the conferences organized throughout the week. The Deputy Director General of Strategy and Commercial of the Port of Barcelona and president of the IAPH, Santiago Garcia-Milà, will present a paper at the “B & R International Summit of Logistics, Silk Road and Cooperation Forum in Transporte Marítimo”. The Head of Strategy of the Port of Barcelona and vice president of the Commerce Facilitation Committee of the IAPH, Jordi Torrent, will offer a paper on the day “The Spanish Mediterranean corridor, an essential part of China’s New Silk Road: a competitive multimodal offer for China-Europe traffic”, which will be held on Thursday, May 17th, with the presence of the main responsible, public and private, port and rail administrations of the Spanish state.
Santiago Garcia-Milà and Jordi Torrent will also participate in the work meeting organized by Barceloc under the title “Barcelona, the most advanced logistics hub in southern Europe”, which already has more than 20 registered exporters and Chinese logistics operators. The Deputy Director General of Strategy and Business and the representative of the Port of Barcelona in China will attend the awards ceremony “AFLAS Awards”, which will be held on Tuesday, 15, at the Bund hotel. The Port of Barcelona is among the final ports for the “Best European Maritime Port” award. The last day of the fair, Santiago Garcia-Milà will inaugurate the day “” The Mediterranean Sea: On Asia, Africa and Europe are on the Silk Road, “organized by Intermed, the association formed by the ports of Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona.