Seaports are very essential for the international trade economic development. This is the most affordable means of transporting cargo from one country to another. It has since been used in the international trade and it has a solid history of efficiency.
However, despite seaport is important, still not every country has a seaport.
In the development of cities and regional economy of any country, seaports plays an indispensable role. According to relevant data analysis, 31 out of the 35 international cities are developed today because of their port and internationalization of the city. The top 10 cities are all port cities. Statistical analysis shows that over 50% of the global wealth is concentrated in coastal port cities.
Why does the seaports play such a role? From the course of historical evolution. First of all, the seaports is the hub of transportation, it is the center of the transformation of various transportation tools, so a large number of goods gathered here, stimulating economic development. At the same time, the surrounding areas of the seaports also developed processing industry, which led to the development of industry. Then it was the third generation seaports, which promoted the development of international trade. Some agents and logistics were also developed. Now that it has developed to the fourth generation seaports, what is the concept? The allocation of global resources is an international hub, as the important development trend of current globalization, the trend of globalization is the resources within the scope of the global flow and sharing of resources in the world, in this case, the flow of resources in the global scope, rely on the sea to support, because shipping has the biggest volume efficiency. The highest and lowest cost. Around the seaports, it becomes the hub of resource allocation. Therefore, in the regional economic development, the seaports is of great significance for the integration of various production factors and the development of various industrial clusters.