Canton Fair opens trade gateway to China

The trade gateway and ‘barometer’ to the Chinese market opens again in April.

The China Import and Export Fair, commonly known as the Canton Fair, will be held from April 15 to May 5 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Guangdong province.

Electronics, lighting and medical

The wide-ranging fair covers 15 product types including electronics & household electrical appliances, lighting equipments and medical devices.

“As a key barometer of China’s trade and economic development, Canton Fair is an ideal place to find Chinese products, manufacturers and partners,” said the organisers.

Global companies

Typically 500 foreign companies from 44 countries exhibit their products and services to buyers from China and rest of the world at the fair.

At the last fair in November 2012, a total of 188,145 overseas buyers from 211 countries and regions around the world attended the fair.

Phase 1   April 15-19
Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Hardware & Tools; Machinery; Vehicles and Spare Parts; Building Materials; Lighting Equipments; Chemical Products; International Pavilion

Phase 2   April 23-27
Consumer Goods; Gifts; Home Decorations

Phase 3   May 1-5
Textiles & Garments; Shoes; Office Supplies, Cases & Bags,  Recreation Products; Medicines, Medical Devices, Health Products; Food; International Pavilion


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