The east channel expansion project of Qinzhou Port, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region started construction on Oct 31.
Guangxi has made breakthroughs in promoting the construction of the western Land-Sea Trade Corridor this year.
From January to September this year, Beibu Gulf ports completed a total cargo throughputof 170 million tons, an increase of 17.85 percent year-on-year.
Land-sea trade corridor greatly reduces travel time of seaward exports from western and central China, officials with the province say.
Guangxi connects with the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in the east and the Beibu Gulf in the south.
The 2019 Guangxi Beibu Gulf Economic Zone Investment Promotion was held in Shenzhen on Aug 28.
The container freighter route from Guangxi Beibu Gulf ports to Manila, Philippines was officially opened on Aug 21.