Three major coastal harbors, namely, Fangchenggang, Beihai and Qinzhou are distributed in Guangxi with a total of 75 berths, among which, 22 are deep-water berths each with a handling capacity of above 10,000 tons. The total berth capacity reaches 31 million tons. All the harbors are well connected with expressways and railways and enjoy rather complete harbor transportation service systems. As one of the 19 coastal hub harbors, Fangchenggang Harbor has 9 berths, each with a capacity of 10,000 tons. Its maximum berth capacity is 30,000 tons.
The total mileage of roads reaches 62,003 km, among which, more than 1,400 km is expressway. At present, the mileage of high grade road is increasing. In addition, second grade or above roads have been accessible to all prefectures within Guangxi. The distance between major cities in Guangxi to Nanning, the capital city, is within 3-4 hours’ drive.
The railway within Guangxi has extended to 3,236.4 km and has been connected to the three major coastal harbors as well as neighboring provinces including Guangdong, Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan, and even leading to ASEAN via Viet Nam railway network.
Guangxi has witnessed the completion of 5 civil airports respectively in Nanning, Guilin, Wuzhou, iuzhou and Beihai, with 142 domestic and international air routes. In 2005, 31 lines were openedrespectively to Hong Kong, Macao, Hanoi of Viet Nam, Fukuoka and Nagoya of Japan, Seoul of Korea, Bangkok of Thailand, Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia, Laoag of the Philippines, Phnom Penh of Cambodia, Yangon of Myanmar and Vientiane of Laos, etc.
The mileage of inland waterways in Guangxi reached 5,591 km. Xijiang waterway, with a capacity of 1,000 tons has been successfully completed. It connects Nanning with Guangzhou across the Pearl River Delta Economic Center. This waterway enjoys favorable transportation conditions.
Guangxi has 17 national first-class ports. Of them, 9 are harbors (Fangchenggang , Beihai, Qinzhou, Jiangshan, Qisha, Shitoubu, Wuzhou and Guigang), 5 are inland ports (Dongxing, Friendship Pass, Shuikou, Longbang and Pingxiang) and 3 are airports (Nanning, Guilin and Beihai).
Communication (Post and Telecommunications)
Guangxi has been equipped with complete modern communication network covering the whole region.By 2005, there had been 9.312 million fixed-line users, 10.21 million mobile phone users and 1.84 million internet users.